Peony

Peony

Artist: Made by Nancy Stroud Creek
Type: Pieced and appliquéd cotton, linen
Year: circa 1855
Size/Dimensions: 104 x 92 ½ in.
Origin: Gift of Zula McCauley
Accession Number: 79.9

Nancy Stroud Cheek (1801–1881), a native of Tennessee, moved to Pleasant Plains, Independence County, Arkansas, in the years immediately preceding the Civil War. According to family tradition, grandmother Stroud made her quilt following her arrival to Arkansas.

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Peony