Mother's Flower Garden

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Pattern Names: Mother's Flower Garden, Handed down to oldest daughter - 4 generations
Top By: Flowers, Emily Gertrude Frisby
Date: 1859
Location Made: United States
Project Name: Louisiana Quilt Documentation Project
Contributor: Louisiana Regional Folklife Program, Tech University
ID Number: 252
Brackman Number: 160k
Layout Format: Block pattern
Quilt Size: 78 x 79
Fabrics: Cotton, Other, Solid/plain, Print, Linen
Colors: Yellow, Pink, Red, Orange, Gold
Construction: Hand Applique, Pieced
Quilting Techniques: Hand quilting
Other Notes: Location of quiltmaker's death: Tensas Parish LA Learned to quilt from: She was born a seemstress. Just had a knack for sewing. Made all her family's clothes. Other quilts by the quiltmaker: Made all the quilts her family needed. Don't know where they are. She went by stage coach to a girls school in Kentucky while young.
Related Items/Publications: Every stitch by hand. Cut pieces by hand. Lined with sheep's wool grown on the farm. Passed down from original maker to daughter, then granddaughter and great granddaughter.
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