Grandmother's Flower Garden - Owensville, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 38° 20.828 W 091° 30.014
15S E 631055 N 4245395
on the Peters Ave. side of the building.
Waymark Code: WM14T26
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 08/19/2021
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Geo Ferret
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County of quilt: Gasconade County
Location of quilt: 1st St. & W. Peters Ave., side of Yesteryears Antiques, Owensville

Plaque Text:

In Loving Memory
Julia Elizabeth "Schultz" Dowler 6/24/1913 - 8/18/1988 started this quilt in the 70's and ...
Wilma Mildred "Taylor" Munn 2/13/1917 - 5/24/2007 Finished it in 2006.

Grandmother's Flower Garden
This Quilt was the most popular pattern after 1925
The "modern" quilters loved the endless color combinations and
ways the blocks could be set together. Thousands of small hexagons
were in the finished quilt.

Early names for this quilt were honeycomb and mosaic.
This quilt may have been truest to the Colonial Revival's ideal of reproducing early
American quilts, for the mosaic quilt was indeed made as early as the
end of the 1700s.

History of Mark:
"If quilts have taken the country by storm, then the hexagon Flower Garden, or Grandmother's Flower Garden, or the French Rose Garden---whatever your locality calls it---well, it's a whirlwind."

"Listen in on any group of ardent quilt fans and you will hear frequent mention of this most popular pattern of the day and it is not hard to see why."
Romance of the Patchwork Quilt - 1935"
~ Patterns From History

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