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Philena's Friendship Quilt

By: Chenoweth, Lynda Salter

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Athen, OH, Ohio Univ Pr: 2009

Edition: First

Seller ID: 6719

ISBN: 0821418580

Condition: New


Athen, OH: Ohio Univ Pr, 2009. First printing. New. 90 pp. "In Philena's Friendship Quilt: A Quaker Farewell to Ohio," Lynda Salter Chenoweth discovers the story behind a Quaker signature quilt made in Ohio, in 1853. Chenoweth practices what she calls "fabric archaeology" to reveal not only the identity of the quilt recipient and details of her life and community but also a striking feature of the quilt itself--a hidden design element created by the deliberate placement of names on the quilt's surface. Chenoweth also describes nineteenth-century signature quilts and their a... View more info