This is one of many beautiful quilts in the collection of the Museum of Mississippi History. This “Honeycomb” or “Martha Washington’s Flower Garden” pattern quilt was made by Millies Lake, a freed slave from Grenada (Grenada County) around 1848.
Artifacts in the collection of the Museum of Mississippi History are available for viewing by appointment only. Please contact Cindy Gardner, Director of Collections or Nan Prince, Asst. Director of Collections by email to schedule an appointment.