Skip to main content

You've searched: All Collections

  • All fields: Quilting
(33 results)



Display: 20

    • Quilting bee

    • Quilting bees; Women; Children; Quilts
    • 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.
    • Quilting party in front of of the Shell house

    • Quilting bees; Yards; Women; Houses; Children
    • 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.
    • Four women quilting in Hoyt Wakefield's home

    • Houses; Interiors; Women; Quilting
    • Four unidentified women working on a quilt in Hoyt Wakefield's home. The women are at one corner of the frame with a cabinet standing in the corner of the room behind them. A closed plank door can be seen in the background, and an open door...
    • Mrs. Nancy Page with a quilt

    • Women; Handicraft; Quilting; Quilts; Sewing; Porches; Swings
    • 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.
    • Butterfly quilt detail

    • Quilting; Quilts; Sewing
    • Close-up view of an area of a Butterfly quilt, showing details of the appliqued butterflies.
    • Butterfly quilt

    • Quilts; Quilting
    • 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.
    • Dresden Plate quilt

    • Quilts; Quilting
    • Dresden Plate quilt hanging from a clothesline. The quilt has a purple border and the pattern repeats across four columns.
    • Sunbonnet Sue quilt

    • Quilts; Quilting
    • Sunbonnet Sue quilt hanging from a clothesline. The border is red, and the pattern repeats across five columns.
    • Nancy Page

    • Women; Handicraft; Quilting; Quilts; Sewing
    • Mrs. Nancy Page, a quiltmaker near Crossville, stands beside a quilt frame as she arranges her cotton batting.
    • Carlock Stookesbury oral history excerpt

    •  
    • Audio excerpt of Carlock Stookesbury oral history recorded as part of the Tennessee State Parks Folklife Project. He discusses his wife's wintertime quilting. He mentions that she hangs the quilts from the ceiling over the bed. He also talks...
    • Elizabethton Senior Citizen Center

    • Social & civic facilities; Women; Older people; Quilts
    • Elizabethton Senior Citizen Center. Unidentified women can be seen quilting and holding up samples of other quilts.

QuickView

Display a larger image and more item information when the pointer pauses over a thumbnail
 

Layout options:

Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK