"Grandmother's Flower Garden" pattern quilt of approximately 1813 pieces of cotton material and was made prior to 1917
"This pattern is one of the most loved of all quilting patterns and remains popular to this day. It is usually sewn with an inner row of patterned calico to represent the 'flowers.' This one is beautifully hand sewn, but only in green and white. Perhaps it represents winter with snow covering the flowers. The more austere green and white give it almost an architectural appearance."
The quilt was made by Frances Quintilla Rice who was born in 1893 in Cody, near Springfield, Missouri and died in 1991 in the Sacramento area. She moved to California in 1917, living in Marysville before moving to Fair Oaks.
In 1990 Mrs. Rice have the quilt to the donor who had been helpful to her in her last years. Both were members of the Faith United Church.
|Dimensions||W-67.5 L-75.5 inches|