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This 1853 Chimney Sweep quilt bears signatures and dates of ladies from Sumterville (now Sumter), South Carolina, 1851-1853. It could have been made for a young bride leaving town and moving to Charleston, where the quilt was later found. This quilt is currently on exhibit in Threads of War: Clothing and Textiles of the Civil War. The pieced Chimney Sweep pattern was very popular for album or friendship quilts in the mid-19th century, probably since a name or inscription could be written i

Highway 17, South Carolina....I want to drive on this road!!!

Beautiful Civil War era quilt pattern

19th century Pieced Cotton Wedding Cake Pattern Friendship Quilt (tied/inked names) and a Pieced Cotton Bedspread

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Antique 1891 quilt handmade red white blue southern ohio 82 x 84"

Antique 1891 Quilt Handmade Red White Blue Southern Ohio 82 x 84" | eBay - Civil War Legacies II: 17 Small Quilt Patterns for Reproduction Fabrics - Carol Hopkins - Livres

Chimney Sweep pattern made in Delaware County, NY, 1846-1849. (IQSCM 1997.007.0927) #quilt #NewYork #signature #IQSCM #JamesCollection

Cute little signature quilt! Kate Adams Fine Miniature Quilts

Chimney Sweep circa 1870's Maker unknown