Chimney Sweep detail, 1860. Laura Fisher Quilts.  Love the little wreath....and the quilting.

Chimney Sweep detail, 1860. Laura Fisher Quilts. Love the little wreath....and the quilting.

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

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

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

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

EARLY 1860's Vintage Album Patch Chimney Sweep Antique Quilt ~DIAMOND BORDER! | eBay

EARLY 1860's Vintage Album Patch Chimney Sweep Antique Quilt ~DIAMOND BORDER

EARLY 1860's Vintage Album Patch Chimney Sweep Antique Quilt ~DIAMOND BORDER! | eBay

Gorgeous CIVIL WAR era ANTIQUE Overdyed Green Chimney Sweep QUILT 80x80" www.Vintageblessings.com

Gorgeous CIVIL WAR era ANTIQUE Overdyed Green Chimney Sweep QUILT 80x80"

Gorgeous CIVIL WAR era ANTIQUE Overdyed Green Chimney Sweep QUILT 80x80" www.Vintageblessings.com

Antique Quilt 1890 "Chimney Sweep" Red & Green Vintage Hand Quilted Beautiful, eBay, moestuf

Antique Quilt 1890 "Chimney Sweep" Red & Green Vintage Hand Quilted Beautiful, eBay, moestuf

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