A charming and unusual crib quilt! Nine turtles in various Depression-era floral fabrics are set in a green grid with pale lavender corner blocks for a whimsical quite| pleasing effect. Signed by S. McMillen on the back; | it originated in the south, but as you can see from the infomation below, this pattern was so appealing. it was published several times
"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."