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    • French writes of a feeling of sadness and the long and terrible strain caused by the war. The 1864 presidential election is very much on her mind. She wants to leave the country if Abe and Andy are elected. All the things from Beersheba Springs...
    • 1864 October 30
    • continued

    • French writes of a feeling of sadness and the long and terrible strain caused by the war. The 1864 presidential election is very much on her mind. She wants to leave the country if Abe and Andy are elected. All the things from Beersheba Springs...
    • 1864 October 30
    • Hand-stitched quilt

    • Hand-stitched quilt passed through the Marlin family of Bethesda, Tenn. The quilt was the product of an 1868 family "quilting bee." The names of each of the contributing women are stitched onto individual squares. The quilt measures 85.75 inches x...
    • 1868
    • Rupper family posing in front of two quilts

    • Family portrait of the Rupper family, from Hebbertsburg, Tennessee, posed in front of two hanging quilts. The image features eight family members. Two quilts hang behind them. One quilt features a Double T pattern, and the other has a series of...
    • 1900
    • 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
    • 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
    • Sunbonnet Sue quilt

    • Sunbonnet Sue quilt hanging from a clothesline. The border is red, and the pattern repeats across five columns.
    • 1979 June 13
    • Dresden Plate quilt

    • Dresden Plate quilt hanging from a clothesline. The quilt has a purple border and the pattern repeats across four columns.
    • 1979 June 13
    • 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

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