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.
Brown, red, blue, and green quilt with a solid black and blue checkered backing contains the following names imprinted on the top side: H. Ashley, Alina Hewitt, Mr. John P. Hirtle, Elma J. Hewitt, and Franciene N. Hill. 192 x 130 cm. Faded.
This faded, worn, and partially torn quilt was completed in the block and square pattern/style, with a myriad of colors such as red, blue, green, tan, and white intermingled in the pattern, along with a solid white backing. 155 x 129 cm.
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.