“Jacob's Ladder” pattern (patchwork). “Baptist Fan” quilting. Materials are cotton.
Coarse weave brown linen or cotton
Red cotton. Possibly replaced
Hand, with exception of binding, which is machine
68.5” x 82”
This quilt of unknown history was found in the donations to the Salvation Army in 1977.
Alice H. Williams. December 1977
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