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Lone Star
Top By: Seacord, Martha
Quilted By: Seacord, Martha
Period: 1876-1900
Date: c. 1875
Location Made: Chattanooga, Tennessee (TN) USA
Project Name: Quilts of Tennessee
Contributor: Tennessee State Library and Archives
ID Number: CH53
Brackman Number: 1005
Layout Format: Other
Quilt Size: 100 x 102
Fabrics: Cotton, Solid/plain
Colors: Gold, Blue or Navy, Green, Pink, Red, White
Construction: Hand Piecing, Hand Applique
Quilting Techniques: Hand quilting
Other Notes: According to the surveyed owner, the quiltmaker was born in New York and moved to Illinois (?) after her marriage. Her husband and children died tragically, and the quiltmaker moved to Chattanooga to live with her sister and brother-in-law. Dates of these moves are not noted. This quilt could have been made in any of the states listed in this narrative.(Surveyed owner is the great grand-niece of the quiltmaker.)
Related Items/Publications: Family diaries exist. This quilt was pictured in Quilts 88 calendar published by Main Street Press, New Jersey.
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