Historic Quilt Patterns

You would think it would be easy to find out the name of a traditional patchwork quilt. It isn't.

Quilt names vary by several factors including where they were made, the age of the quilt and the experience level of the quilter. Some traditiontal patterns are the same wherever you go; double wedding ring quilts, log cabin quilts and irish chain patchwork quilts are among favorites.

When I visited Phelps County's Old Courthouse, which is slowly becoming a museum, I found this chart of traditional patchwork quilt patterns. What is interesting about this collection is that it has several patterns with local references:

Do you have a favorite patchwork quilt pattern?