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    • [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, Grandmother's Flower Garden]

    • Bedding; Quilts; Handicraft
    • Type: Pieced.
      Name: Grandmother's Flower Garden.
      The quilt has a mosaic paper-back in which the paper has been written on. The paper is made in the shape of hexagons in a flower like pattern.
      Set up: Hexagon shapes pieced together with no...
    • [Quilt, Grandmother's Flower Garden, Compound View]

    • Bedding; Quilts; Handicraft
    • Type: Pieced.
      Name: Grandmother's Flower Garden.
      The quilt has a mosaic paper-back in which the paper has been written on. The paper is made in the shape of hexagons in a flower like pattern.
      Set up: Hexagon shapes pieced together with no...
    • Barbara Allen

    • ballads;
    • Five leaves of lined paper, handwritten in pencil on the front sides and on the reverse side of the fifth leaf. The document is in fair physical condition, with uneven edges at the top, some minor tears, creases, and tape repairs, as well as holes...
    • Barbara Allin

    • Ballads;
    • One leaf, typewritten in black ink on the front side. The document is in good physical condition. There is a small vertical piece of clear adhesive tape at the upper left edge of the front side of the document. There are several moderate tears...
    • The Old Regular Baptist

    • Religion; Religious events; newspapers
    • This is a newspaper printed by the Old Regular Baptists at Millstone, Kentucky. This is volume 2, whole number 20, number 8, and was printed in September 1925. It has letters, editorial, and obituaries.
    • [Quilt, Slashed Diagonal Patchwork]

    • Quilts
    • Type: Pieced.
      Name: Slashed Diagonal Patchwork (there are many variations of this pattern).
      Set Up: Hand sewn with triangle pieces that are sewn together. The quilt has an abstract geometric pattern that is made by altering the direction and...
    • [Quilt, Dresden Plate]

    • Bedding; Quilts; Handicraft
    • Type: Pieced.
      Name: Dresden Plate.
      Set up: Has twelve large squares with squares that form a circular patchwork design. The quilt also has a few small squares placed periodically. The quilt is pieced and appliquéd by machine.
      Quilting:...
    • [Quilt, Dresden Plate, Compound View]

    • Bedding; Quilts; Handicraft
    • Type: Pieced.
      Name: Dresden Plate.
      Set up: Has twelve large squares with squares that form a circular patchwork design. The quilt also has a few small squares placed periodically. The quilt is pieced and appliquéd by machine.
      Quilting:...
    • [Quilt, Slashed Diagonal Patchwork, Compound View]

    • Patchwork quilts
    • Type: Pieced.
      Name: Slashed Diagonal Patchwork (there are many variations of this pattern).
      Set Up: Hand sewn with triangle pieces that are sewn together. The quilt has an abstract geometric pattern that is made by altering the direction and...
    • [Coverlet, Mountain Cucumber, Compund View]

    • Bedding; Coverlets; Handicraft
    • Pattern: Displays the Mountain Cucumber, which is also called the Governor's Garden. The coverlet consists of basic shapes that form the patterns of the "table" and "wheel."
      Type: Overshot.
      Weave Structure: Overshot weave. One panel.
      Warp:...
    • [Coverlet, Double Bowknot, Compound View]

    • Bedding; Coverlets; Handicraft
    • Pattern: Double Bowknot
      Type: Overshot.
      Weave Structure: Overshot weave. One panel.
      Warp: One-ply, tight twist, linen that is white in color.
      Weft: One-ply, loose twist, wool that is dark navy blue in color.
      Border: The pattern is...
    • [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 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, Cat Tracks & Snail's Trail]

    • Bedding; Coverlets; Handicraft
    • Pattern: Snail's Trail and Cat Tracks.
      Type: Overshot.
      Weave Structure: Overshot weave. One panel
      Warp: One-ply, tight twist, linen that is off white due to age.
      Weft: One-ply, loose twist, wool that is blue in color.
      Border:...

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