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    • [Quilt, Postage stamp]

    • Quilts
    • Type: Postage Stamp Blocks (pieced)
      Name: 16 Patch Postage Stamp
      Set up: White border and white edging with various pieced colored squares.
      Colors: Bright yellows, reds, blues, greens, solids and prints.
      Border: Quilted in diagonal...
    • [Quilt, Patchwork]

    • Bedding; Patchwork quilts; Handicraft
    • Type: Patchwork.
      Name: Patchwork.
      Set up: The quilt is a combination of patched and plain triangular patterns.
      Quilting: Is found around the object (also known as in the ditch).
      Colors: Primarily off-white with pink and blue, however,...
    • [Quilt, Log Cabin]

    • Bedding; Log cabin quilts; Handicraft
    • Type: Pieced.
      Name: Log cabin pattern.
      Set up: Is made up of multi-colored squares.
      Quilting: Is found around each object (also called-in the ditch).
      Colors: Mostly dark colors (brown, maroon, blue) with some white and yellow colors...
    • [Quilt, Red and Forest Green]

    • Wool quilts
    • Type: Wholecloth
      Name: Wholecloth.
      The quilt is made by Susannah Skidmore Day. The quilt is believed to have been made while she lived in Harlan County.
      Set Up: Wholecloth strips that are pieced together. The quilt is a...
    • [Quilt, Log Cabin, Compound View]

    • Bedding; Log cabin quilts; Handicraft
    • Type: Pieced.
      Name: Log cabin pattern.
      Set up: Is made up of multi-colored squares.
      Quilting: Is found around each object (also called-in the ditch).
      Colors: Mostly dark colors (brown, maroon, blue) with some white and yellow colors...
    • [Quilt, Postage stamp, Compound View]

    • Quilts
    • Type: Postage Stamp Blocks (pieced)
      Name: 16 Patch Postage Stamp
      Set up: White border and white edging with various pieced colored squares.
      Colors: Bright yellows, reds, blues, greens, solids and prints.
      Border: Quilted in diagonal...
    • [Quilt, Patchwork, Compound View]

    • Bedding; Patchwork quilts; Handicraft
    • Type: Patchwork.
      Name: Patchwork.
      Set up: The quilt is a combination of patched and plain triangular patterns.
      Quilting: Is found around the object (also known as in the ditch).
      Colors: Primarily off-white with pink and blue, however,...
    • [Coverlet, Jacquard, Compound View]

    • Bedding; Coverlets; Handicraft
    • Pattern: Floral Jacquard
      Type: Single cloth.
      Weave Structure: Jacquard single weave. One panel.
      Warp: One-ply, tight twist, wool that is dark navy blue in color.
      Weft: One-ply, tight twist, cotton that is light tan in...
    • [Coverlet, Unnamed Geometric Pattern]

    • Bedding; Coverlets; Handicraft
    • Pattern: Unnamed Geometric
      Type: Single cloth.
      Weave Structure: Reverse Double Weave. Two panels.
      Warp: One-ply, tight twist, cotton that is white in color.
      Weft: One-ply, tight twist, wool that is dark navy blue in color.
      Border:...
    • [Coverlet Section, Unnamed Geometric Pattern]

    • Bedding; Coverlets; Handicraft
    • Pattern: Unnamed Geometric Table and Checkerboard.
      Type: Double cloth that has been interwoven during the weaving process.
      Weave Structure: Double reverse weave. One panel.
      Warp: One-ply, tight twist, cotton that is white in...
    • [Coverlet, Jacquard]

    • Bedding; Coverlets
    • Pattern: Floral Jacquard
      Type: Single cloth.
      Weave Structure: Jacquard single weave. One panel.
      Warp: One-ply, tight twist, wool that is dark navy blue in color.
      Weft: One-ply, tight twist, cotton that is light tan in...
    • [Letter Opener, Compound View]

    • Office equipment & supplies; Handicraft
    • The letter opener is made out of a clear light yellow horn. The letter opener has been hand-carved in a native design on one end. The whole design of the letter opener is in a curving fashion. It was collected in Asia by Arthur Trentham when he was...
    • [Crock, Compound View]

    • Home food processing; Pottery
    • The crock is hand-made and is white and brown in color. The brown section is located near the top of the crock, whit the white section is located on the lower section of the crock. The crock has a clear glaze protecting its brown and white color....
    • [Chest, Compound View]

    • Chests
    • The chest is hand-made out of wood that is reddish in color. A three star design has been painted on the front panel and a one star pattern is painted on each side panel. The chest is in good condition and has been well used and the chest features...
    • [Cow Bell, Compound View]

    • Farming; Bells
    • The bell is a brownish brass color and has been hand-wrought. One end of the bell is open and is oval in shape. The bell is handmade from one flat sheet of brass with rivets on each side. The bell has a small handle on its top. The clapper of the...

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