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Object Name QUILT
Title Unknown Log Cabin Quilt
Catalog Number 0985.00.00121
Description Top: Log Cabin quilt (patchwork)
Interlining: Cotton.
Backing: Coarsely woven cotton jean cloth, linen, cotton, and wool coverlet.
Binding: Jean cloth, linen, cotton, and wool.
Stitching: Hand.
Inscription: Embroidered name partly gone on edge in blue is "S C L .... 3d Ala... Co A"
Material textile (cotton, wool)
Dimensions W-63 L-79.5 inches
Owned unidentified Confederate soldier; Mrs. Gilchrist
Made Mrs. Gilchrist (tenative), Alabama, CSA, 1861-1865
Provenance An unnamed Confederate soldier, believed from Alabama, used this quilt during the whole of the war. It may have been made by its donor, Mrs. Gilchrist of Etowahton, Alabama.
People unidentified Confederate soldier
Gilchrist, Mrs.
Search Terms homespun
ersatz
Subjects weaving
Blankets
Quilts