New York, East
22 October 1992
A PIECED AND APPLIQUED COTTON QUILTED COVERLET
AMERICAN, SIGNED LOUISE BRYAN, DATED 1933
Worked in blue, green, orange and purple calico on a blue and white ground with twelve blocks describing the signs of the zodiac surrounded by blocks of stars--86 x 68in.
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The pattern of this quilt originates from a series of blocks offered by newspapers from October 1932 to January 1933. For a similar example, please see Thomas K. Woodard and Blanche Greenstein, Twentieth Century Quilts 1900-1950, fig. 184, p. 127.
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