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This is just lovely! – The Vermont Historical Society has an extensive Quilt collection that ranges from whole-cloth examples from the early 1800s to a commemorative piece from 1991, all being documented as Vermont-made. The collection is now available to view in an online exhibition called ‘Patterns of History’you can view it here.

Log Cabin Quilt: A wool, linen, and cotton quilt in a Log Cabin Variation pattern made by Ella Hay Harris of Ludlow, Vermont, in the late 1800s. [image from the VHS Website]

There are 9 Galleries of quilts – click on each image to see a larger image and details. The exhibit was created by Katherine Poarch, with photography by Jeffrey Lomicka of Jeff and Cricket Quilts.

@2012 Bygone Books
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