Pieced, possibly for a woman's circle of the (First) Baptist Church or the first Evangelical Congregational Church. This 1895 block quilt of wagon wheels is an early example community fundraising in Highland Park, Illinois. It contains 564 names. A wheel's center name is probably the church or missionary member sewing that section with the names in the spokes being subscribers to her wheel. 192 x 190 cm.
Broadside advertising "Goldberg's Opera House Highland Park Thursday, Oct' 7 Something New, Funny and up-to-date. McCabe & Young's A New York Success: A Black Trilby." Framed item is fragile and has been repaired with tape.
Triangle based pattern quilt patched in pinks, yellows, reds, blues, browns; as well as a think blue checkered backing interspersed with a pink floral design. 203 x 203 cm. Faded, worn and partially torn. Tag denotes quilt style.