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Did you watch Michelle McKibben share her family heirloom quilt in Show 2402? The 1873 India Soldier quilt was originally given to Michelle’s great, great, great grandmother as a presentation gift by soldiers that were nursed during their years in India. We thought you might like to get a closer look, so we are sharing some close-ups of the quilt.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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#14 Jill Seyfarth 2019-01-22 12:29
What an amazing connection to your family's past. I'm so glad Michelle wanted to share it with everyone.
#13 D 2019-01-22 12:28
What an amazing treasure!
How fortunate you are to have something so precious!
#12 Carol0507 2019-01-21 19:52
Incredible. I would like to know how much it weights.
#11 Raewyn 2019-01-21 17:01
This is just awesome, what an amazing piece of art.
#10 Tanzylady 2019-01-21 14:30
This quilt is special, the story, so beautiful, thank you for sharing you have once in a life time treasure.
#9 debra 2019-01-21 13:31
there are no words! wow! unreal. sheer beauty!
#8 turtleswimmer 2019-01-21 11:52
Amazing!! One must have infinite patience to do all of that beading.
#7 bethelbee 2019-01-21 10:48
What a beautiful piece of history! The beading is incredible! Was it unusual for a man of that era to sew and quilt???
#6 marlene 2019-01-21 10:00
Just incredible. What an honor to own this.
#5 lynette whitman 2019-01-21 09:52
So unusual, a keepsake, how lucky you are, half the beauty is the quilt, the other half is the story behind it.
Lovely
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