|Object Name||Quilt Top|
|Place of Origin||Boyertown, Berks County, Pennsylvania|
|Dimensions||W-68 L-68 inches|
|Description||Redwork sampler quilt top of a 4 x 4 block formation with Turkey red embroidery.The blocks average 16.75"square and are of white cotton muslin with red cotton embroidery of various motifs. The motifs include baskets, a small girl, a star and variations of flowers embroidered in cross-stitch. All blocks are machine pieced with white thread and there is a stamped trademark which reads: "BROIDER CRAFT No. 211" located on the first block on the second row. The edges are unfinished and there is no backing fabric attached.|
Made by Emma Gresh (1865-1939) of Boyertown, Berks County.
This quilt was documented in the Goschenhoppen Quilt Roundup.