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17-13-1593

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?

Mystic

Connecticut Quilt Search Documentation Project Number:

1749

When was the form filled out?

6/4/1994

Who helped you fill out the form?

DC,

This is a:

Finished quilt

Owner's name for the quilt:

Sampler

Name(s) for quilt's pattern in common use:

Album, Sampler

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

92

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

91.75

What color(s) is the quilt?

Blue or Navy; Cream; Green; Red

Quilt's condition:

Good/moderate use

Damage:

Fading; Stains

Describe the damage:

Damaged

Type of inscription:

Multiple Names

What is inscribed on the quilt?

See attached information sheet for names

What is the date inscribed on the quilt?

1858

Time period:

1850-1875

Number of quilt blocks:

64

Size of quilt blocks:

11

Arrangement of quilt blocks:

Straight

What is the shape of the quilt blocks?

Sampler

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

Cotton

Fabric styles used in the quilt top:

Dotted; Floral; Geometric; Solid/plain

Piecing techniques used to make the quilt top:

Hand Piecing

Applique techniques used to make the quilt top:

Hand Applique

Embellishment techniques used to make the quilt top:

Embroidery

Materials used to make the back:

Cotton

Description of the back:

Backing fabric print is soild, Backing is stained, torn

How is the binding made?

Straight grain; Woven tape

What kind of filling is used in the quilt?

Cannot tell

Quilting techniques used?

Hand quilting

Number of quilting stitches per inch, place 1:

6

Quilting designs used, overall motifs:

Outline

Describe the quilting designs used:

Simple quilting

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

Magnificent. Polished cotton background.

Quilt top made by:

Church Group

Where the quilt was made, country:

United States

Biography of quilt owner:

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    Restricted

    Copyright holder:

    Connecticut Quilt Search Project

    Cite this Quilt

    Church Grou. Sampler. 1850-1875. From Connecticut Quilt Search, Connecticut Quilt Search Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=17-13-1593. Accessed: 08/15/22

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