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Catalog Number 10049-1
Title Cover, Pillow, Unfinished Novelty , Vol. Fire Ribbons
Object Name Cover, Pillow
Description Unfinished pillowcover with collection of Nebraska Volunteer Fire Dept. Hose Co., and Hook and Ladder Co. Ribbons. 16 Ribbons 1900-1901 in different colored silks, most satin weave. Sewn in two rows on foundation backing material. Ribbons attached by variety of decorative embroidery stiches done with embroidery floss.
Material Silk, Cotton
Height (in) 17.625
Width (in) 19
Search Terms Nebraska State Firemen's Association
Other Name Quilt Block, Vol. Fire Ribbons
History Quilt block, novelty. Vol. fire dept and Hook and Ladder ribbons. The ribbons are from the 18th Annual Convention of the Nebraska State Volunteer Firemen's Association held at Norfolk, NE on Jan. 16, 17, and 18, 1900 and from the 19th N. S. V. F. A. Convention held at Seward, NE on Jan. 15, 16, 17, 1901.
Credit line E.J. Sohaetzel, Denver, Colorado
Collection Sohaetzel, E.J.