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Marion W. Esposito, Quilt Pattern Collection

Title: Marion W. Esposito, Quilt Pattern Collection

Creator: Esposito, Marion W.

Collector: American Quilt Study Group

Dates: 1921-1987

Quantity: 1 box (0.5 linear feet)

Collection Number: MS 0290

Language: English

Restrictions: None

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Preferred Citation: Marion W. Esposito, Quilt Pattern Collection (MS 0290). Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries.

Alternative Format: None

Scope and Content:

The collection includes three composition books created by Marion Esposito. Each of the books is filled with newspaper clippings related to quilt patterns, such as "The Nursery Rhyme Quilt" created by Ruby Short McKim and published about 1921, and the "Nancy Page Garden Quilt" and "Alphabet Quilt," published between 1928 and 1930. There are numerous patterns published under the bylines of Nancy Cabot and Hetty Winthrop, Nancy Page, and Laura Wheeler, among others.


Quilting -- Patterns

Container List: Box 1. Folder 1. Correspondence, pamphlets, publications, quilt-related, 1939-1940 Box 1. Folder 2. Patterns, Ruby Short McKim, 1941-1942 Box 1. Folder 3. Patterns, Nancy Page, 1943-1945 (see also oversize box 23) Box 1. Folder 4. Patterns, various creators, 1946-1947 Box 1. Folder 5. Patterns, pattern lists, 1925-1987, undated Box 1. Folder 6. Pamphlet, "Directions for Quilt-Making" Stearns & Foster Co., 1958
Related Material and Resources: McKim, Ruby Short. One Hundred and One Patchwork Patterns; Quilt Name Stories, Cutting Designs, Material Suggestions, Yardage Estimates, Definite Instructions for Every Step of Quilt Making. New York, Dover Publications, 1962.

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