8 October 2004
A PIECED, APPLIQUED AND EMBROIDERED ALBUM QUILT
MADE BY ELIZABETH MCCREA, PROBABLY BALTIMORE, CIRCA 1847
106 x 106 in.
Kelter-Malce Antiques, New York
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Published in The Quilt Engagement Calendar (1988), compiled by Cyril I. Nelson.
This quilt was organized by Mrs. Elizabeth McCrea and is signed by all of the women who worked on it with her. According to tradition, it was made as a gift for a minister.
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