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Wholecloth
Maker unknown
Provenance unknown
c1920
Cotton
66” x 72”
MSUM 7515.7, Gift of John and Terri Dickey
Photo by Pearl Yee Wong, all rights reserved Michigan State University Museum

John and Theresa Dickey inherited this quilt from his mother, Ruth Simms Dickey, who inherited it from her mother Alice Bay Simms. Neither of them were quilters but they considered this a family quilt and speculated Alice's sister in Ohio made it.


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