Gibbs Quilt

Made By:  Caroline Ellis Gibbs
Circa 1885
Newton County,  Mississippi

This is a drawing of a quilt made by my great grandmother Caroline Ellis Gibbs, born in Newton County, Mississippi in 1837.  Her sister Izilla Ellis Gibbs was included in the book Mississippi Homespun by Mary Lohrenz and Anita Stamper.

I have been unable to identify the name of the block used in this quilt. 

If you know the name of this block, please email me.




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