Photos, Prints, Drawings Detail of Mabel Brown working on a windmill quilt at a quilting bee in the living room of her home on Drews Creek
Photos, Prints, Drawings
Brown, Mabel Miller
Eiler, Lyntha Scott
Pleasant Acres (W. Va.)
- Detail of Mabel Brown working on a windmill quilt at a quilting bee in the living room of her home on Drews Creek
- Contributor Names
- Brown, Mabel Miller (Depicted)
- Eiler, Lyntha Scott (Photographer)
- Created / Published
- September 26, 1995
- Subject Headings
- - Quilting
- - Tales
- - Community events
- - Fall
- - September
- - Pleasant Acres (W. Va.)
- - Ethnography
- - Photographs
- - West Virginia -- Raleigh County -- Drews Creek
- - Each Tuesday morning from September through May, a number of women on Drews Creek get together to quilt. Sometimes they quilt at the Ramp House, a community center at the head of Drews Creek across from the Delbert Free Will Baptist Church, to which most of the women belong. Many of the tops are pieced by the women on request, and they produce a number of quilts each year for sale at the annual Pine Knob Ramp Supper. As they quilt, the women catch up on news of the community, which often includes information about what's coming up in the gardens and in the woods.
- - Event: Quilting Bee.
- 35 mm Color Slide
- Call Number
- AFC 1999/008: CRF-LE-C003-07
- Source Collection
- Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
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