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QUILT INDEX RECORD

17-13-2223

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?

Essex

Connecticut Quilt Search Documentation Project Number:

2343

When was the form filled out?

5/20/1995

Who helped you fill out the form?

DC.B.R.

This is a:

Other

This is a:

Tied comforter

Owner's name for the quilt:

Rail Fence

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

Scrap

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

82

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

89

What color(s) is the quilt?

Blue or Navy; Red

Quilt's condition:

Very good/almost new

Time period:

1901-1929

Number of quilt blocks:

182

Size of quilt blocks:

6.5 square

Arrangement of quilt blocks:

Straight

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

Cotton

Fabric styles used in the quilt top:

Plaid; Novelty; Geometric; Floral; Dotted; Checked; Solid/plain; Striped

Piecing techniques used to make the quilt top:

Macine Piecing

Materials used to make the back:

Cotton

Description of the back:

Novelty, Backing is stained

How is the binding made?

Edges turned in/ no separate binding; Hand sewn

What kind of filling is used in the quilt?

Wool

How thick is the quilt?

Thick (More than 3/16")

Quilting techniques used?

Tied or tufted

Where the quilt was made, country:

United States

Tell the story of how the quilt was obtained.

Inherited

Access and copyright information for image:

Restricted

Copyright holder:

Connecticut Quilt Search Project

Cite this Quilt

Rail Fence. 1901-1929. From Connecticut Quilt Search, Connecticut Quilt Search Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=17-13-2223. Accessed: 05/29/22