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Catalog Number 7547-56
Title Quilt, Log Cabin, Sunshine & Shadow
Object Name Quilt
Description Silk, wool and cotton Log Cabin quilt in the Sunshine & Shadow variation. The predominate colors are brown and peach. The top is entirely hand sewn, the backing is wool and the content of the filler is unknown. The piece is hand quilted in a clamshell design.
Year Range from 1860
Year Range to 1880
Material Wool lining
Made Winslow, Sarah Martha Hunter
Place of Origin USA: Missouri, St. Louis
Used USA: Nebraska (Cass)
Height (in) 77
Width (in) 60.5
People Winslow, Sarah (Hunter)
History Made in St. Louis, Missouri by Sarah Hunter Winslow grandmother of donors, who came to Nebraska in 1863.
Sarah was a native of Augusta County, VA. She married Charles H. Winslow in 1851. Sarah and her husband managed farm for J. Sterling Morton (Arbor Lodge) Charles subsequently purchased a farm in Liberty Precinct, Cass County (Mount Pleasant).
Charles Winslow was Director of the NE State Board of Agriculture for 9 years.
Credit line Margaret & Alice Davis, Lincoln (Lancaster), Nebraska