This Irish Chain, made by the Ladies’ Aid Society of the Lutheran Church in Bailey’s Corner, Trumbull County, Ohio, has over 500 hundred names. The society made the quilt as a fundraiser to provide money for the new church building and recorded the quilt in the minutes of the Ladies’ Aid Society meetings.  

Pattern: 
Double Nine Patch
Maker: 
Maker unknown
Circa
1879
1882
Possibly made in
Trumbull County
Ohio
United States
84
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IQSCM, Ardis and Robert James Collection
2006.043.0212