Nell Griffin (right) pieced and sewed the fabric from hundreds of neckties worn by Sallie McClaugherty's late husband, John, into two quilts on display at the Clay Center.
A hexagon quilt made by Mary Ann (Grosh) Stoner in 1887 in Paradise, Ohio, is on display at the "American Quilts in the Modern Age, 1870-1940" exhibit at the Clay Center. Photo courtesy of the Clay Center.
The creator of this crazy quilt isn't known, but it's dated 1884 and was possibly made in Mount Clemens, Mich. Photo courtesy of the Clay Center.
The square-in-a-square quilt was made circa 1860 in the U.S. Its creator isn't known. Photo courtesy of the Clay Center.
Hattie Broadbent, of Madison County, Ind., made this eight-point star pattern quilt in 1938. Photo courtesy of the Clay Center.
Gazette photo by Kenny Kemp......7.95x5.4......Clay Center Quilts....