Love signature quilts.... like the vine in this one.
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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
family blocks and handwritten messages on front