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    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Four women quilting in Hoyt Wakefield's home

    • 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...
    • undated
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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...
    • 1980
    • 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
    • Sunbonnet Sue quilt

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

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