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    • Brady family wooden box

    • The Cumberland Plateau region of Tennessee experienced brutal guerrilla warfare throughout the Civil War. According to local and family lore the Thomas Majors and Samuel Brady families constructed this box and buried it under a barn in order to...
    • 1860-1870
    • Sunbonnet Sue quilt

    • Sunbonnet Sue quilt hanging from a clothesline. The border is red, and the pattern repeats across five columns.
    • 1979 June 13
    • Quilting party in front of of the Shell house

    • Quilting party in the front yard of the Shell house, Cherokee Community. Edna Richardson is seated in the front and Marie Taylor Harvey is standing in the extreme back. Various unidentified women and children are also shown.
    • 1932
    • Quilting bee

    • Quilting bee featuring seven women sitting around a quilting frame. One of the women on the left has a child in her lap. Another woman stands next to the frame, and a group of six children can be seen standing in the background.
    • undated
    • Nan Ross standing in front of a Crazy quilt

    • Nan Ross standing in front of a Crazy quilt. The quilt was made between February and December 1898 by Nan, Mattie, and Sue Ross and their mother Elizabeth Charles Ross. It has the marriage date of Tom and Elizabeth Ross as well as the initials of...
    • 1899
    • Nancy Page

    • Mrs. Nancy Page, a quiltmaker near Crossville, stands beside a quilt frame as she arranges her cotton batting.
    • 1940 September 9
    • Mrs. Nancy Page with a quilt

    • Mrs. Nancey [sic] Page, a quiltmaker from Clifty, Tennessee, near Crossville, sitting on her front porch swing with a "Dutch Doll" or "Sunbonnet Sue" quilt across her lap.
    • 1940 September 9
    • Names of quilts on Walden's Ridge

    • List of the quilt pattern names on Walden's Ridge. The top of the document states, "Names of quilts on Walden's Ridge copied from Mrs. Rawk's patterns." The following quilt patterns are named: Broken Circle, Star of Bethlehem, Old Maid's Puzzle,...
    • circa 1890-1900
    • Butterfly quilt

    • Large Butterfly quilt hanging from a clothesline. The quilt has alternating blocks of light and dark green set on point, so they appear as diamonds. A butterfly with brown-and-tan-checked wings is appliqued within each light green square.
    • 1979 June 13
    • Jewel Allen with two of his quilts

    • Jewel Allen standing in front of two of his quilts. Dressed in a white t-shirt and blue slacks, Allen stands on two crutches as he is missing his right leg below the knee. A white house appears in the background.
    • 1980

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