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Rare antique patchwork signature fundraising quilt dated 1896 and ---Presented to Soldiers and Sailors Orphans Home Knightstown Indiana ---Also identified --L.A.S. No. 28 S. of V. Evansville Ind---size 58 x 73 inches. Has stitched signatures of donors and famous Americans including presidents. This hand made quilt was to raise money for orphaned children after the Civil War. Also comes with copper negative plate --Soldiers and Sailors Children's Home-- and an 1877 plating contract for the Orphans Home plus 2 books on Indiana.

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1896 SIGNATURE QUILT SOLDIER ORPHANS

Estimate $1,500 - $2,500Oct 15, 2017
380 Winthrop Street
Rehoboth, MA 02769
United States
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