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Baby's cotton quilt pieced in Mixed T pattern. Top is composed of 63 small square blocks in all-over set without sashing. Each block features a large block "T" pieced of brown, blue, or pink print fabrics on a light shirting print background. Cotton batting visible through holes in top. White cotton backing turned up and over edges to form binding. Hand-pieced with machine-sewn binding Hand-quilted in diagonal lines overall. Eva M. Spicer of Ford County, Kansas, made this quilt for her daughter Augusta Spicer Hamar, born in 1889.
Creator: Spicer, Eva M.
Item Number: 224777
KSHS Identifier: 1967.84.220
Collections - Museum
Community Life - Arts and Entertainment - Art - Decorative arts - Quilting
Date - 1880s - 1889
Home and Family - Children - Infants
Home and Family - Daily life - Housework - Quilting
Home and Family - Daily life - Leisure - Hobbies - Quilting
Objects and Artifacts - Furnishings - Bedding - Quilt
Places - Counties - Ford
Type of Material - Objects and Artifacts