August 2019 Featured Artist: Vintage Quilt Blocks

The Sherman County Historical Museum has a number of unfinished quilts and quilt blocks in their collection that have been donated over the past few years. These vintage quilt blocks are wonderful works of art. Some blocks are hand stitched, some are applique quilt blocks, and some blocks have embroidery on them. There is even an unfinished quilt top that demonstrates the intense workmanship of a skilled quilt maker. Unfortunately, little is known about who made these blocks. Some of the blocks were donated by the family of Ked & Nina (Belshee) Dejmal and are friendship blocks all dating 1932 with embroidered names of women of Sherman County. Please stop by and take a look at this history of Sherman County and some art of the past!