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Catalog Number 1995.029
Object Name Quilt
Description Quilted wall hanging made by Carol Moses as a raffel prize for the Elk Grove Historical Society's Pioneer Days event. Image depicts an applique horse barn that serves as part of the Elk Grove Historical Museum framed with a variety of vegetables. Quilt includes "Pioneer Days September 8, 1985 Elk Grove Village Illinois" stitched above the barn applique. The artist name, "Carol Moses," is stitched near the bottom.
Date 1995
Dimensions W-101 L-62 inches
Collection Schuette Biermann Farmhouse Museum Collection
Notes This quilt was commissioned by the Elk Grove Village Junior Woman's Club in 1986 to honor long-time resident, Darlene Greaves, for her contributions to the growth of the Elk Grove Village community. The quilt includes several appliqued scenes depicting various local, historical events and places

Carol Moses was a local resident who taught quilting classes for the Elk Grove Park District. Her interest in quilting started in the mid 1970s. She was best known for the quilts she sewed for the Elk Grove Historical Society's annual Pioneer Days event in September. She often sewed historical, local scenes as a way of preserving history.

Source Darlene Greaves