Who made this rare Union County quilt?

Who made this rare Union County quilt?

Since the early days of quilting, women have used needle and thread to express their social and political views as well as patriotic sentiment. Eagles first appeared on quilts during the Federal Period, as early as 1812. The eagle, symbolizing liberty and freedom, was the focal point of the official Great Seal of the United …

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Friendship quilts: One historic way to keep loved ones stitched together

Friendship quilts: One historic way to keep loved ones stitched together

These quilt blocks were constructed from patterns traced onto an 1854 newspaper and cut by the friends of a young woman named Sally Jane Vanartsdalen, sometime before her marriage in the 1860s. Sally Jane grew up on Playwicky Farm in Bucks County, and her quilt blocks were donated in 1970 by a member of the …

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