Recently received "Elegant Geometry", an exhibition catalog from IQSC in Nebraska. Check out the exhibit and order the book for yourself at http://www.quiltstudy.org/
I have a very small collection of antique quilts and this is one of my best.....c.1840 Hexagon quilt that is very large! 114" x 128". Wide chintz border. Thought at one time I would count and photo each and every hexagon but haven't done that yet! The workmanship on this quilt is so fine that at first glance, the English Piecing is not apparent! Only close inspection reveals the TINY overcast stitches that attach each hexagon to its neighbor!
Edward Burges Marches Off to Fight the Yankees - Women on the piazza, the side porch of a Charleston house, watching Confederate troops camped on the Battery overlooking the harbor, *Harper's Weekly*, May,...
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