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Quilt


Accession number: 95.10.3
Category: Art
Object type: CRAZY
Date: circa 1930
Materials: QUILTED COTTON
Measurements: 216 cm L x 185.5 cm W
Group: TEXTILES
Subject: QUILT, PEOPLE, CARRIE RAMEY, TITUS RAMEY
Narrative: CARRIE HULDAH (FREEMAN) RAMEY WAS BORN 1870 IN SPRINGFIELD, THE DAUGHTER OF JOSEPH AND DELIAH FREEMAN, WHO WAS A FARMER. CARRIE MARRIED TITUS JAMES RAMEY (1864-1953) AT THE LUTHERAN CHURCH, MAHONE BAY JULY 23 , 1895. THEY LIVED ON OAK HILL ROAD. TITUS WORKED FOR THE CNR AS A SECTION MAN. CARRIE DIED 1946 AND IS BURIED IN BROOKSIDE CEMETERY, BRIDGEWATER. TITUS DIED APRIL 17, 1953 AND IS BURIED IN BRIDGEWATER BROOKSIDE CEMETERY WITH HIS WIFE. - SOURCE: MARRIAGE, DEATH RECORDS COPIES IN ACC. FILE.
Description: SEVENTY-TWO SQUARE BLOCKS SEWN WITH SILKEN THREAD IN CRISS-CROSS DESIGN AND BLOCKS CROSS-STITCHED TOGETHER IN CRAZY PATTERN, TIED.
History of Use: HENRIETTA MAE HENLEY WAS THE HOUSEKEEPER OF THE TITUS RAMEY FAMILY FOR YEARS.


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