International Quilt Study Center, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2008.034.0222
Mary Ghormley is a founding member of the Lincoln Quilters Guild, and for forty years she collected doll quilts from all over the United States. Her collection, which she donated to the Museum, consists of over 300 quilts dating from 1800 to 1950.
International Quilt Study Center, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2008.034.0043
Merikay Waldvogel wrote a book on the collection entitled Childhood Treasures: Quilts by and for Children, which documents some of the quilts, their history, and the story of how they were collected. If you are interested in doll quilts, or antique quilts in general, this is an exhibit you won't want to miss!