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17-13-1184

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

Connecticut Quilt Search

Who documented this quilt?

Connecticut Quilt Search Project

Where was the quilt documentation day held?

Kensington

Connecticut Quilt Search Documentation Project Number:

1364

Source of the information on this quilt:

Great Grandmother

When was the form filled out?

2/5/1994

Who helped you fill out the form?

MC,DC,EOL

This is a:

Finished quilt

Owner's name for the quilt:

Tulip and Feather

How wide is the quilt? (in or cm?)

67

How long is the quilt? (in or cm?)

72

What color(s) is the quilt?

Red; Blue or Navy; Yellow

Damage:

Stains; Fading

Describe the repairs:

Repaired

Time period:

1850-1875

Number of quilt blocks:

9

Size of quilt blocks:

22

Arrangement of quilt blocks:

Straight

Border description:

Solid border, Two sides only, 2.5

Fiber type(s) used to make the quilt top:

Cotton

Fabric styles used in the quilt top:

Solid/plain

Piecing techniques used to make the quilt top:

Hand Piecing

Applique techniques used to make the quilt top:

Reverse Applique; Hand Applique

Materials used to make the back:

Cotton

Description of the back:

Backing fabric print is soild, Backing is stained

How is the binding made?

Front turned to back; Back turned to front; good

What kind of filling is used in the quilt?

Cannot tell

How thick is the quilt?

Thin (Less than 3/16")

Describe the quilt filling:

Batting has shifted

Quilting techniques used?

Hand quilting

Color of thread used in the quilting:

white

Number of quilting stitches per inch, place 1:

8

Describe the quilting designs used:

Simple quilting, Circles, Border quilting similiar to the rest of the quilt

Features or notes about the quilt's appearance, materials, or construction:

Applique quilt

Quilt top made by:

Hathaway, Christinia

Where the quilt was made, country:

United States

Tell the story of how the quilt was obtained.

inherited

Describe anything about the history of the quilt that wasn't already recorded in a previous field.

Yes, information available

Quiltmaker's maiden name:

Neeley

Quiltmaker's birth date:

1854

Quiltmaker's date and place of death:

1880

Quiltmaker's birthplace, state:

Ohio (OH)

Biography of quiltmaker:

Where quiltmaker lived: Ohio

Access and copyright information for image:

Restricted

Copyright holder:

Connecticut Quilt Search Project

Cite this Quilt

Hathaway, Christini. Tulip and Feather. 1850-1875. From Connecticut Quilt Search, Connecticut Quilt Search Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=17-13-1184. Accessed: 05/29/22