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April 7, 2015

Spirit of St. Louis Quilt

Filed under: Item of the Day — Jason Onerheim @ 12:01 am

A four patch “Spirit of St. Louis” pattern quilt of rectangles in red, white and blue arranged in the colors of the French flag. Made in the early 1930s to commemorate Charles Lindbergh’s solo flight across the Atlantic in 1927.

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