Quilt of the Month


June 2006

June 2006

Double Wedding Ring
Anonymous
Made in Pickens County, AL
c. 1970
IQSC 2000.004.0001
Robert and Helen Cargo Collection of African-American Quilts

The double wedding ring pattern has long been a favorite among quilters. It was especially popular in the United States during the 1930s and 1940s. This 1970s version, however, is unique in its use of a bold red fabric for the background rather than the more typical off-white color.