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Pictorial Quilts
Quilts > 20th CENTURY QUILTS > Pictorial Quilts > TURTLES ANTIQUE QUILT




9:05pm Aug 1
This turtle pattern was published twice in the Weekly KC Star and once in the Weekly Star Farmer -- Jan. 6, 1943, Turtle on a Quilt -- April 13, 1949, Terrapin -- Feb. 17, 1960, Turtle Quilt which appeared only in the OK/Ark. edition and among the hard-to-find KCS clippings.

Variations were made depending on the artistic preferences of the maker, In this case the turtles are made of several different fabrics, and the blocks alternate with a fresh sky blue square of fabric on which a strong quilting motif is exhibited. Collected in the midwest