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Baby Blocks
Maker unknown
c1885
Provenance unknown
Wool
79” x 90 1/2”
MSUM 7515.8, Gift of John and Terri Dickey
Photo by Mary Whalen, 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 specullated Alice's sister in Ohio made it.


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