Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

Diamond Nine-Patch quilt
  • Martha E. Gross
    active: United States
  • Diamond Nine-Patch quilt, 1880–1910
  • Where object was made: McCune, Kansas, United States
  • cotton, piecing, quilting
  • Object Length/Width: 82 x 67 in
    Object Length/Width: 208.28 x 170.18 cm
  • Gift of Mr. Lloyd E. Gross (son of maker)
  • Not on display
  • 1964.0138

Cream background. Bands of red around the border. In the center are twenty diamond-shaped sections. Each section is comprised of small squares in a variety of colors and patterns. Vari-colored calicoes alternate with white squares quilted in double-feather wreaths.