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Top 100 Puzzle - Prosperity Quilt - Fannie B. Shaw
April 24, 2011
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Herbert Hoover's quote "prosperity is just around the corner," inspired this wonderful humorous quilt created by Fannie B. Shaw between 1930-1932.  It is 72" x 86" and is hand appliqued, pieced, and quilted.

In her Prosperity Quilt, she has her applique figures depicting women, businessmen, baseball players, a farmer, a cowboy, and more peeking around the corner expectantly. Mrs. Shaw even included herself in her hallmark apron.  She used a variation of the attic windows pattern and quilted footprints in the sashing to show movement and the search for jobs.  This quilt sent a powerful message that spoke for the whole nation.

Around the Corner 1 - 99 pieces non-rotating

Around the Corner 2 - 99 pieces rotating

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