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Delaware Quilt Documentation Projects
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Delaware Quilt Documentation Project
Records housed: Fashion and Apparel Studies, the University of Delaware, and the Delaware State Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs
Documentation Dates: 2006-present
Total Quilts: ~1800
Number of Quilt Harvest Days held: 33
Delaware Folklife Project
Records housed: Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village
Documentation Dates: 1984 (completed)
Parameters: county level, no cut-off date for quilts
Total Quilts: 150
Number of documentation days held: 1
Projects held in 1984 at the YMCA in Arden and 1996 at the Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village are now part of the Delaware Quilt Documentation Project.
Eaton, Linda. Quilts in a Material World: Selections from the Winterthur Collection. New York: Abrams, 2007.
Nicoll, Jessica. Quilted for Friends, Delaware Valley Signature Quilts, 1840-1855. Winterthur Museum Exhibit Catalog, Winterthur, DE, 1986.
Swan, Susan Burrows. A Winterthur Guide to American Needlework. New York: Crown Publishers, 1976.