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    • 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
    • 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
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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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Jewel Allen quilt

    • Colorful quilt made by Jewel Allen. Seven rows are visible, dominated by light blues and pinks, with some reds and greens.
    • 1980

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