Mrs. Bill Stagg with state quilt which she made, Pie Town, New Mexico,1903.
(By Lee Russell, photographer- photo)
"One of the first quilting styles brought to America by immigrants was that of the subtly elegant whole-cloth quilt. The beauty of these solid white or colored quilts comes from elaborate, closely quilted designs that bring texture and shadows to the piece."(By Womenfolk: The Art of Quilting)