Rarely do quilts provide detailed information about their fundraising purpose. However, this quiltmade for the Garnett Grange of Lewis County, Missouri (a local chapter of a national fraternal order known as the National Grange of the Patrons of Husbandry)bears the following inscription: “This quilt has 892 names which brought $172.00 and sold for $51.00.” Another notation commemorates Emma Ertel, who sold 156 names and raised $73.00.

Pattern: 
Signature
Maker: 
Maker unknown
1926
Probably made in
Missouri
United States
97.5
83.75
IQSCM
2008.021.0001