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Red Cross quilt

Red Cross Quilt
Maude Paddock
West Union, Illinois
c1930
Cotton
64 1/2” x 80”
MSUM 2012:136.1, Gift of Ray Vlasin
Photo by Pearl Yee Wong, all rights reserved Michigan StateUniversity Museum

The donor purchased the quilt from the granddaughter of the quiltmaker. Maude was a member of a local church in West Union, Illinois. The seller believes that Maude made the quilt with friends and relatives at the church who signed each of the squares in the 1930s.


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