|Object Name||Block, Quilt|
Quilt block sewn by Alwine (nee Mensching) Mueller. Squirrel in a Cage pattern. Contains white with black polka-dots fabric and navy blue with white pattern fabric.
|Collection||Elk Grove Historical Museum|
|Notes||Originally constructed by Alwine (nee Mensching) Mueller. Alwine was born on December 23, 1881, likely on her parent's farm in Elk Grove Township. Her parents were Henry Mensching (born in 1856, Elk Grove) and Sophia (nee Henjes. Born in 1861, Elk Grove). Alwine married Henry Mueller on November 3, 1912. Alwine died on February 20, 1957.|