A Depression-era quilt design catalog from Walworth, Wis.

Quilts: die cut, stamped.


This catalog from the Mary A. McElwain Quilt Shop in Walworth, Wis., shows patterns available during the early 1930s in the Julia Fischer Force line. It includes designs for ready cut quilt tops, pillow packages, and quilt blocks that customers could order. Some of the designs replicate traditional 19th-century patterns.


Related Topics: Industrialization and Urbanization
Wisconsin's Response to 20th-century change
The Rise of Skilled Manufacturing
Creator: Force, Julie Fischer.
Pub Data: Walworth, Wis.: Mary A. McElwain Quilt Shop, 1930?. Digitized from a copy in the Wisconsin Historical Society rare book collection, call no. Pam 92-282.
Citation: Force, Julie Fischer. Quilts: die cut, stamped. (Walworth, Wis.: Mary A. McElwain Quilt Shop, 1930?); Online facsimile at:  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=1759; Visited on: 7/24/2014
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