New Nine Patch and Four Patch Quilt, ca. 1910
Made by Lydia Otto Helmuth ((1865 - 1926)
This wool quilt is machine pieced and hand quilted with diagonal parallel lines in the pieced blocks, grid in the sashing, two-line intersecting cable in the inner border, and five-line classic cable in the outer border. The batting is cotton and the tan cotton backing is folded over to form the binding.
Size: 67 by 80 inches
Sponsored by Land of Lincoln Quilter's Association