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Alphabet Quilt top
Bozena Vilhelmina Clarke
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan
c1930
80 3/4" x 81 3/4"
Cotton
MSU Museum Accession 6119.89
Photo by Mark Eifert, all rights reserved by the MSU Museum

The syndicated Nancy Page quilt column written by Florence La Ganke appeared in the Detroit Free Press. Introduced on Sunday, October 6, 1929 were the patterns for this quilt top. Starting with October 13, a free pattern appeared each Sunday for 25 consecutive weeks. For a self addressed stamped envelope the reader could get a direction leaflet to aid in the making of the Alphabet Quilt.



This is a clipping from the Detroit Free Press, October 6, 1929,
introducing the NewAlphabet Quilt Series.


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