Alice Gold was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1902. During two World Wars, Alice was active in Red Cross. In 1918, as a teen, she helped knit gloves for the WWI soldiers. During WWII, as a Red Cross leader, she organized volunteers to knit socks, gloves, and scarves for the soldiers. In 1969, she moved to Portland, Oregon, where she continued crocheting and knitting. When she was in her 70s she made this bed cover. She passed away shortly after. She had blessed hands.