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Catalog Number 10320-23
Title Quilt, Red Cross
Object Name Quilt
Description Cotton red cross quilt consisting of red calico crosses on white background. There is a double border of red and white and the edging is red. Each block is hand quilted but the top is put together by machine. The back consists of feedsack material. The filling is believed to be cotton batting. It is hand quilted at 6 stitches per inch in a crosshatch pattern.
Date c.1917
Material Cotton
Made Clark, Amanda Matson
Place of Origin USA: Nebraska (Thayer) Davenport
Used USA: Nebraska (Dakota), Homer
Height (in) 80
Width (in) 69
People Clark, Amanda (Matson)
Search Terms Fundraising Quilts
Event World War I
History Made by Amada Matson Clark during World War I.
Credit line Wilda Weaver Ferree, Davenport (Thayer), Nebraska
Collection Ferree, Wilda Weaver