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Title Love Apple or Pomegranate
Object Name Quilt
Catalog Number 81.038.03
Description Love Apple or Pomegranate. Red, green, yellow and white solid fabrics with red border top and bottom.
Olive Lucas Tillson was born in 1847 (Belvedere, Il) and came to Boone, IA in 1860 Olive and her husband had a farm in what is now town. He made Wagon wheels.

The quilt was purchased from her grandson, who had no children to inherit it.

The yellow-green is an early fabric (perhaps the quilt was made a generation before Olive)
The binding is machine sewn
The quilting is straight line 1 1/2" apart; diagonal line in borders

Featured in Lady's Circle Patchwork Quilts Spring 1984
Image 021\8103803-2.JPG
Date 1840-1870
Dimensions W-65 L-77 inches
Material Fabrics
Provenance Mary Barton