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12 Stunning Vintage Quilts

1.  The Spectrum – created by Edith Morrow Matthews


“No Century-of-Progress quilt is more striking than the Spectrum, an expertly stitched swirl of colors by Edith Morrow Matthews, who died in 1967. Her quilt, made in Winnemucca, Nev., was named best of the 1,000 entries in the Los Angeles regional contest. Matthews used her $210 prize money to support herself and her invalid husband.”  LA Times


2.  Century of Progress – Created by Auroa See Dyer

3.  The Rising Sun – created by Lillie Bell Shaffer

Carpenter, Lillie Belle Shaffer. Rising Sun. 1933. From Waldvogel Archival Collection, Sears Quilt Contest 1933 Chicago World’s Fair. Published in The Quilt Index, http://www.quiltindex.org/basicdisplay.php?kid=5B-9D-4. Accessed: 06/8/2015

This quilt made by Lillie Belle Shaffer Carpenter of Hyndman, Pennsylvania won first place at the Philadelphia Regional round of judging.



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