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Drunkard's Path

Drunkard's Path
Maker unknown
Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan
c1890
Cotton
67 1/2” x 78”
MSUM 2013:1.1
Photo by Pearl Yee Wong, all rights reserved Michigan State University Museum

This quilt pattern has been published under many names including:
Wanderer’s Path in the Wilderness (Farm and Home 1888)
Crazy Quilt (The Woman’s Century)
Drunkard’s Path (Ladies Art Company #46)
Wonder of the World (Ladies Art Company)
Robbing Peter to Pay Paul (Finley)
Solomon’s Puzzle (Woman’s World 1931)
Drunkard’s Trail (Woman’s World)
Old Maid’s Puzzle (The Country Home 1933)
Endless Trail (Nancy Page 1934)
Crooked Path (Nancy Page 1934)
Country Cousin (attributed to Nancy Cabot, Nancy’s)
World’s Wonder (Nancy Cabot)
Boston Trail (attribute to Nancy Cabot, Nancy’s)
The Pumpkin Vine (Orlofsky)




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