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quilt-1.jpg Benedict quilt Benedict quilt was presented to Emily B. Nears by her step-mother, Margaret Guild Benedict in 1856. It is now owned by Lisa Erlandson, a quilt appraiser in Texas. To the right of Lisa is Jim Benedict (webmaster) and his wife Joan. The quilt was on display for a quilt seminar of the Alberta Quilt Study Society in Calgary, on 19 Oct 2014.

quilt-2.jpg Benedict quilt Lisa Erlandson describing the quilt. It is s a "presentation quilt" and has 20 panels. Most if not all of the panels identify the family and in-law relations of the Reverend Nathan Dunning Benedict.

quilt-3.jpg Benedict quilt Lisa Erlandson, quilt speaker, at the Bearspaw Community Historical School classroom.

quilt-4.jpg Benedict quilt The quilt and attendees at the 2014 Alberta Quilt Study Society seminar.

quilt-5.jpg Benedict quilt Lisa Erlandson, Jim and Joan Benedict before the Nathan Dunning Benedict family quilt.

quilt-6.jpg Benedict quilt Detail of one panel of the Benedict quilt. The inscription reads, "May you daily experience the blessing of those who live for the good of others, is the desire of you. - Father. N. D. Benedict"

-- JimBenedict - 19 Oct 2014
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