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Thread: Quilt made by my Great grandmother

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    how blessed you are.

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    Beautiful! And the whites are still so white! What a treasure!

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    VERY BEAUTIFUL !!!! What a treasure to have :)

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    That is so special!!
    I'm sure you'll treasure it!!

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    What an incredible gift!! WOW!

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    What a great present :!: I am so jealous that you have something so personal from your Great grandmother. :lol:

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    wow what a heirloom

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    Awesome heirloom. Incredible quilt. I love the quilts from the 1800 and early 1900's.
    Quote Originally Posted by boxerlady
    The quilt was made by my great grandmother, Mary Tennessee Eastman Currey. She was born in Knoxville, TN in 1840. She died in 1921 in Nashville, TN. She served as a nurse during the Civil War in a hospital in Columbus, GA, where her husband was a doctor. This quilt was probably made during the early 1900's. It measures 70"x76". My mother had it quilted in 1975 and gave it to me as a wedding present. The small squares are 1/2". It is hand pieced and quilted.

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    What a treasure!

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    What a wonderful treasure to have!

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