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The Clarke Family Quilt Collection

Rags and Tatters
Bozena Vilhelmina Clarke
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan
63" x 72"
MSU Museum Accession 6119.19
Photo by Mark Eifert, all rights reserved by the MSU Museum

Bozena made this quilt from a Detroit News quilt pattern. During the 1930s and the early 1940s, the Detroit News ran a quilt column offering free patterns. A thumbnail sketch was printed in the paper with instructions on how to acquire it. The patterns were available by mail or could be picked up at the Detroit News office. Rags and Tatters was published in 1933.



This one page pattern has instructions and sketches on the front and full size pattern pieces on the back. Click on the page for a larger version.

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