Appliqued Cotton Patriotic Eagle Crib Quilt, America, late 19th century, printed cotton segments appliqued to a white muslin ground, with eagle, star, and banner motifs, along with flowers, trees, and birds, mounted on a wood stretcher, (water stain along top edge, some fading, toning, wear, and scattered small holes to applique, laid down, possibly cut down), 34 1/2 x 35 1/2 in.
Patriotic Quilt c. 1920's Colorado 67 1/2" X 83" Cotton. Pieced, appliquéd and quilted. The exploding stars which surround the 38 star flag suggest Fourth of July firecrackers. This masterpiece was probably made in 1926 to celebrate Colorado's 50th anniversary of statehood. Colorado was the 38th state to enter the Union. From the collection of Marcia and Ron Spark