Signature Album Quilt- Dated 1878- SOLD(Item: Q-860)
Offering this Album Signature quilt acquried from the Sayre, Oklahoma area. It is dated June or Jan 28, 1878 and there are several signatures,,, although there are also some that are unreadable. There is some deterioratioin of the fabric where a few of the signatures, 5 of them, were located due to the ink. Other than that the quilt is in good condition. There is a handfull of blocks with some splitting of the brown fabrics as shown. There is a verse in one of the blocks that reads,,, "Reserve a place in thy..........for............... S. Thompson. " Also a couple other names are Sarah E Weddle June 28, 1878 and another block Louisa E. S.......her. Some of the blocks have no names. The quilt is all hand quilted at 6-7 spi. The binding is brought from the back and turned to the front and hand stitched down by hand and it also looks to be all hand pieced. It came from an estate auction in Sayre, Oklahoma years ago,,, a small western Oklahoma town that Route 66 went through years ago.
W. 62″ L. 84″