Lucinda Ward Honstain (American, 1820–1904)
Reconciliation Quilt, 1867
Step back in time with this folk art quilt of 300 pieces! Lucinda Ward Honstain stitched together 40 blocks, each a snapshot in time of pre-Civil War domestic scenes and public events. The centerpiece shows her farm in Brooklyn, while two more blocks celebrate the freedom of Confederate president Jefferson Davis and the right of freed slaves to vote. Get ready for a unique stroll down memory lane and solve this special puzzle!