Name Quilt #50
Quilted by: John Flynn (Billings, MT)
Names collected by: Mariet Nieskens at the West Houston Quilt Guild (Houston, TX)
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.
IMPORTANT: You are bidding on a quilt that will not be shipped to you until some time during October 2013 after the exhibit stops traveling. The condition of the quilt is "AS IS" (more to the point, "AS WILL BE"). While there is no discernable wear or damage to any quilt at this time (February 2013) the exhibit will be shown three more times before the quilts are shipped to their new owners. The exhibit will have been shown a total of 14 times. Payment (winning bid, shipping, and insurance) is required by the 15th day of the month during which this quilt is auctioned.
This quilt has a narrow tab on the top with Velcro for hanging in the exhibit.
For a transcribed list of names on this quilt click: here.
This quilt earned $40.00 for the AAQI.