Name Quilt #171
Quilted by: Meg Cox (Princeton, NJ)
Names collected by: Alexis Durham through the Purple Patch Project, 2009
Width: about 6 inches
Length: about 7 feet
Materials/Techniques: Approximately 55 mostly cotton patches, wrong side out, with names of people who have/had Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia. Names were written by friends and family. It is machine quilted. This quilt is part of "Alzheimer's Illustrated: From Heartbreak to Hope," a traveling exhibit of 236 quilts sponsored by the Alzheimer's Art Quilt Initiative. The exhibit has been touring since 2011.