My dad passed in March of 2016 and he longed to go to the beach and get into the water. So, I made a quilt with as many colors of blue as I could.
We were to recreate the original quilt (Gee's Bend). I chose Loretta Pettway born 1942, Medallion ca. 1960, knit and cotton sacking material (87 x 70). In my quilt I used cotton fabricsized 40 x 30.
Named after my deceased sister-in-law
This is a blueprint of the oyster house lots on West Creek including the names of the property owners.
Dr. Badian's note on this object's obverse type (partially illegible): 'Bust of Venus r, Cupid a[?] lev[?] r. shoulder'. What is indicated is unclear.
Crawford identifies the seven stars to be the constellation known as Triones.
Crawford says the letters Q•VR at the end of the legend on this issue represent a name, one of three moneyers (disagreeing with Sydenham who says it stands for quaestores urbani): Ap. Claudius is presumably Appius Claudius Pulcher, praetor of 89 and consul of 79; if the monogram T·M _ is T ·Mal, the second moneyer is perhaps Titus Maloleius rather than Titus Mallius (E. Badian, Historia 1963, 138); but if the monogram is T....
Crawford suggests that the ram was chosen for the reverse because the constellation Aries was the astrological 'house of Minerva.'