The Collection of the Warren County Historical Society
Our extensive textile collection is the 2nd largest in the Midwest and features:
This hand-stitched coverlet was made by Rachel Lincoln Drake in 1846. The piece was Drake's last, as she worked on it during her "final illness". It is made of fine muslin and employs several forms of stitching including French knots, honeycomb stitch, and sat & stitch. Drake even made her own fringe!