“Gun Boat Quilt” was a term given to the raffle quilts made by southern women in order to finance the building of gun boats needed during the Civil War to protect the ports of the southern states and the shipping lanes in and out of southern harbors. This is part of the story.
[elementor-template id=”3378″] Qianlong’s Marble Boat That Doesn’t Float The Marble Boat, in the Summer Palace, Peking. Remembered by those who have visited as the Marble Boat and known by the Chinese as the Boat of Purity and Ease, is not marble and it is not a boat. This remarkable structure is a two-story pavilion made […]