Tag Archives: Baltimore

Memorial Quilts: Expressions of Remembrance

Civil War Memorial Quilt from the Quilt Index and the Massachusetts project. Each of the white strips and the stars are inscribed with the name of a Massachusetts soldier, his company and the date he enlisted.

Graveyard Quilts for Mourning By Judy Anne Breneman, womenfolk.com Before modern medicine the loss of beloved friends and family members was all too familiar. Childbirth was dangerous and it was a rare mother who didn’t lose one or more children. Husbands were lost through war or accident. Bereavement was a part of everyday life. Ways […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Maryland appliquéd quilt, $9,360, Jeffrey S. Evans

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A fine pieced and appliquéd Maryland Lone Star quilt, likely made by Mary Seeds Moon (born circa 1806), the mother of Emily Quail Moon (1844-1906), in Baltimore around 1840, sold for $9,360 at a Textiles & Sewing Auction held July 16 by Jeffrey S. […]

A Sneak Preview of Geppi’s Entertainment Museum at Camden Yards

Sneak Preview of Geppi’s Entertainment Museum at Camden Yards – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – September 2006 Baltimore, Maryland The completion of Geppi’s Entertainment Museum at Camden Yards, set to open on September 8, represents the culmination of a lifelong dream for Baltimore businessman Stephen A. Geppi, president and CEO of Diamond Comic Distributors. […]