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Mourning Quilt, circa 1882

Item

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Title

Mourning Quilt, circa 1882

Description

Mourning quilt made by Elizabeth H. Bates Durrett (1831-1889) who lost one daughter, Florence Montgomery Durrett (1863-1869) at age six and a second daughter, Lily Bates Durrett (1859-1881) at the age of 21. The mourning quilt was made using material from her daughters' clothing.

Source

Museum Collection, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville, Kentucky

Publisher

The Filson Historical Society, Louisville, Kentucky

Relation

1980.10.5

Identifier

1980.10.6

Coverage

Collection

Citation

Durrett, Elizabeth H. Bates, 1831-1889, “Mourning Quilt, circa 1882,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed July 12, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/1509.

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