Peony Pattern, Appliqu'd Quilt

Peony Pattern, Appliqu'd Quilt

Artist: Made by Nancy Stroud Cheek
Type: Cotton
Year: Circa 1860
Size/Dimensions: 104" x 92 1/2"
Origin: Gift of Zula McCauley
Accession Number: 72.9

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

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Peony Pattern, Appliqu'd Quilt