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Read about Rebecca Heywood's Quilt

Pieced, appliquéd, and embroidered summer quilt, original pattern by Rebecca C. Ayers Mack Heywood (1798-1868) of Winchendon, c. 1850, Wool and cotton 78" x 71" Private Collection MQ #3564

Read about Susan Shepherd's Quilt

Pieced quilt, “King David’s Crown,” attributed to Susan Lorinda Brigham Munroe Shepherd (1821-1897) of Northampton, c. 1850, Cotton 75" x 93 1/2" Collection of Historic Northampton MQ # 3946

  

Read about Henrietta Lambie's Quilt

Foundation pieced, embroidered, and painted crazy quilt, made by Henrietta Bryan Lambie (1852- 1932) of Northampton, 1884. Silk, 66" x 57" Collection of Historic Northampton, acc. no. 68.49 MQ #4061

   

 

Read about Eliza Sumner's Quilt

Pieced, appliquéd, and reverse appliquéd bed cover, original pattern by Eliza Sumner (1802-1856) of Spencer, 1848. Glazed and plain cotton, linen, silk, and porcelain and brass buttons. 92" x 104" Private Collection MQ #4100

Read about Emily Munroe's Quilt

Pieced, appliquéd, and embroidered summer quilt, original pattern attributed to Emily L. (Wiley) Munroe (1823-1894) of Lynnfield, c. 1865. Wool and cotton, 69" x  68.5" Collection of the New England Quilt Museum (2002. 02) MQ #1538 (photos by Meghan Moore)

   

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