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Red bed and patchwork quilt

Frequently, the parent’s bed was beside the fireplace, just as it is here. This bright quilt, made by Ms. Catherine, was the kind that she and her friends made when she lived here.

Photo 1999.

Note: More information available from Amelia Wallace Vernon, African Americans at Mars Bluff, South Carolina (Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University, 1993. Reprint. Columbia: University of South Carolina, 1995), pp. 56, 59, 60.

Red bed and
              patchwork quilt

Copyright Amelia Wallace Vernon. All rights reserved, 1999.