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Quilts by Marie D. Webster


Their Story and How to Make Them





Garden City New York Doubleday, Page & Company 1916

[Illustration: INDIANA WREATH

Made in 1858. Colours: red, green, yellow, and pink]

Copyright, 1915, by Doubleday, Page & Company All rights reserved, including that of translation into foreign languages, including the Scandinavian


CHAPTER PAGE Introduction xv

I. Patchwork in Antiquity 3

II. Patchwork and Quilting During the Middle Ages 16

III. Patchwork and Quilting in Old England 34

IV. The Quilt in America 60

V. How Quilts Are Made 89

VI. Quilt Names 115

VII. Quilt Collections and Exhibitions 133

VIII. The Quilt's Place in American Life 149

List of Quilt Names, Arranged Alphabetically 169

List of References 177


Indiana Wreath _Frontispiece_

FACING PAGE *The Bedtime Quilt 24

The Iris Design 40

Morning Glories 56

Daisy Quilt 72

*Poppy Design 86

*The Sunflower Quilt 102

"Pink Rose" Design 120

*The "Wind-blown Tulip" Design 134

Golden Butterflies and Pansies 140

The "Snowflake" Quilt Design 146

*The Dogwood Quilt 150

The Wild Rose 156

*Morning Glory 160

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