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The Bean Family Quilt Collection

The Quilt Collection was a gift from the Estate of Martha Honican, a Bean family descendant.The quilts contain beautiful patterns and colors consisting of Baskets, the Lonestar, the Double Wedding Ring and much more.

Two of the oldest quilts are signed and dated by Miss Mattie Bean. There are also china dolls from the 1800's - the oldest doll was given to two-year-old Mary E. Bean in 1835.... and also many pieces of furniture from the Bean family. What a wonderful gift for Clark County.

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TIED CRAZY QUILT- Pastel Crazy Quilt. Fabric ranges from 1925 through 1945-Cotton Feed Sacks with blue and white flannel back. Quilt size: 76 x 80. Donated by Donald and Martha Hukill Honican  - Bean Family Heirloom

applique cockscomb

Applique Cockscomb 1897 Green calico pattern produced from 1860's Inscribed with Mattie Bean's name and date on back of quilt. The quilt was handed down to Mrs. Honican from her great aunt Mattie Bean.

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Nine-Patch Blue polka dots Feed sack material 1920's - 1940's   Quilt size: 70 x 74

basket quilt
Bean Family Heirlooms Pamphlet

Basket Quilt Gray on White 1940's - 1950's Cotton

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Double Wedding Ring Quilt

dresden plate

Dresden Plate Cotton 1940's - 1950's Quilt size: 66 x 82

diamond mosaic

Diamond Mosaic

lone star

Lone Star Cotton 1940's-1950's Quilt size: 82 x 80

Basket Quilt - 1885 and signed by Mattie Gay Bean

 

Bean Quilt

The Doll Collection

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Several pieces of Furniture also come from the Bean Collection

SECRETARY -  1950'S with antique dishes from mid 1800's

Donated by Donald and Martha Hukill Honican

Bean family heirloom

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