Beatrice V. Pierce (1921-1993) sewed the quilt in the above photo. She made this and other quilts during her teen years while living in the Pierce Level area of Wilmer.
Quilters highly favored this traditional fan quilt block because it allowed them to play with color and pattern.
|Beatrice V. Pierce|
Quilts are an American folk art and designs vary by place and time. They can tell a story about the people who made them. Quilts can be found in history and art museums.
These webpages can give you more information about the history of quilts:
Do you have a quilter among your ancestors?