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Cotton Crazy Crib Quilt with Embroidered message:1885

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Cotton Crazy Crib Quilt with Embroidered message:1885

Embroidered in the blocks of this unique crib quilt is the following message: Your childhood years, they will soon be over And your school days, then all will be... May health, wealth and happiness be your lot As long as your life shall last. Your Grandma has made this spread for your feet And decked it with colors all bright And when you are warmly tucked into your bed Then think of your Grandma - Good night. Harriet S. Smith, Aged 69 June 11th, 1885 Westford, Mass. Detail photos show the animals and figures on printed fabric in every block. Excellent condition: measures 59 1/2" x 47 1/2". Mounted on a stretcher.

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