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Catalog Number 2014.6.6.5
Object Name Block, Quilt
Description 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
Search Terms Mueller
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.
Source Mildred Mueller