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The Garrison Quilt; Eagle center medallion

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QUILT INDEX RECORD

11-37-4593

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

Massachusetts Quilt Documentation Project - MassQuilts

Who documented this quilt?

Massachusetts Quilt Documentation Project, MassQuilts

MASS-Quilts ID#

1563

Ownership of this quilt is:

Private

Quilt owner's country:

United States

Width:

82

Length:

84

Pattern name (maker/owner/historical):

The Garrison Quilt

Name of quilting group (that made the quilt):

Garrison family

Quiltmaker's state:

Connecticut (CT)

Quiltmaker's city:

Hartford

Quiltmaker's country:

United States

How did owner acquire quilt?

Inheritance

Time period:

1850-1875

Note:

surrounded by originally designed pots & flowers

Format:

Finished quilt

Technique, applique:

Hand Applique

Fabric fibers:

Cotton

Patterns:

Solid/plain

Describe the fibers or fabrics in the quilt top:

plain weave

Predominant colors:

Brown

Quilting:

Hand quilting

Motif design, overall:

Outline

Motif design, decorative:

Vines

Describe the quilting designs used:

hearts/leaves

Binding and edging:

Front turned to back

Binding; fiber:

Cotton

Binding; weave:

Plain weave

Batting:

Blanket or flannel

Backing, number of pieces:

7

Backing, fiber:

Cotton

Backing, predominant color:

Cream

Condition, damage:

Fading

Describe the damage:

Damaged

Condition, structurally sound?

This quilt is structurally sound.

Pattern name, no. and source:

54.5 / from album dated 1853

Pattern name, variations and comments:

Eagle center medallion

If the date was estimated by an antique dealer, quilt historian or appraiser, enter that date:

1857c

Access and copyright information for image:

Restricted

Copyright holder:

Massachusetts Quilt Documentation Project (MassQuilts)

Cite this Quilt

Garrison family. The Garrison Quilt. 1850-1875. From Massachusetts Quilt Documentation Project - MassQuilts, Massachusetts Quilt Documentation Project, MassQuilts. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=11-37-4593. Accessed: 08/12/22