Civil War Era Quilts from the Illinois State Museum Collection

Goebel-Bain, Angela

In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War, the Illinois State Museum Chicago Gallery presents an exhibition that explores the role of quilts in the Civil War era and the impact of the war on the lives of the women who made them. By the start of the American Civil War in 186...(More)


1963.56 (746516)
Central Rose of Sharon with 4 large leaves

1967.71 (746874)
Star of Bethlehem

1975.13 (746959)
Checkerboard Squares

1966.33 (746662)
Log Cabin--Courthouse Steps

1975.5 (746942)
Oak Leaf

1975.5 (746945)
Peony and Feather