: Minnie Lorenz of Marietta, Ohio pieced this quilt of log cabin blocks in the light-and-dark pattern in rows of blocks 8 x 8. The fabrics are silk and wool. The dark half of the block is made of solid black fabrics while the light side of the block is made of scrap fabrics in red, blue, green purple, gold, plaids, geometrics and solids. Four border stripes, alternating black and gray, surround the quilt. The applied binding is gray wool. The back is red wool. It is tied with black cotton. Block cotton embroidered letters S and M.O.R. W. are found on opposite corners. View on Ohio Memory.
: Om3466_6643217_001 Subjects
: Ohio Women; Daily Life; Quilts; Textiles Places
: Marietta (Ohio); Washington County (Ohio)