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Catalog Number 10269-1
Title Quilt
Object Name Quilt
Description Pink and lilac satin quilt with gathered sides. All hand sewn.
Year Range from 1960
Year Range to 1969
Material satin
Made Danker, Bessie
Place of Origin USA: Nebraska (Franklin), Campbell
Used USA: Nebraska (Franklin), Campbell
People Danker, Bessie
History Bessie Danker made two matching quilts and pillows for her guest room in the 1960s. After she passed away in 1978 her granddaughter, Kathleen Danker, got these pieces. Bessie was born in 1896 in Franklin County, Nebraska. She made quilts all her life, many times making up her own patterns or adapting others. She did all hand sewing.
Credit line Kathleen Danker, N/R, N/R
Collection Danker, Kathleen