Published Quilt Patterns and Catalogs
These materials belonged to three Amish women in the Arthur area. The yellowed newsprint is a page from Hearth and Home, 1896.
Illinois State Museum Collection
Horse-drawn harvester on an Amish farm in the Arthur area, 1999
Treadle Sewing Machine
This treadle Singer sewing machine, previously owned by Amanda Graber Stutzman (Mrs. Levi), is now in the home of Rosa Mast Kauffman of Arthur.
Arthur, Illinois, 1999
Amish Clothing Drying on Line
Amish women sew most of the clothing worn by their families. Note the predominance of the color blue, which also appears frequently in Amish quilts.
Near Arthur, 1999