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    • Whig's Defeat quilt

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    • Red and white Whig's Defeat quilt. The quilt was found in a house built by Daniel Cleage. A label on the back of the quilt reads "Mrs. C. A. Beard, Athens, Tennessee." A single letter E is stitched on the quilt top in black thread. C. A....
    • Sunbonnet Sue quilt

    • Quilts; Quilting
    • Sunbonnet Sue quilt hanging from a clothesline. The border is red, and the pattern repeats across five columns.
    • Rupper family posing in front of two quilts

    • Quilts; Families; Suits (Clothing)
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Quilt

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    • This quilt was made by Katherine Hicks, born in 1847. The design is a 9-patch within a 25-patch block. The top contains approximately 4361 pieces. She made the quilt when she was 13 years old, which was approximately 1860. The reverse portion of...
    • 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.
    • Nan Ross standing in front of a Crazy quilt

    • Families; Quilts; Women
    • 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...
    • Names of quilts on Walden's Ridge

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    • 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,...
    • 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.

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