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17-13-2274

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:

2391

When was the form filled out?

5/20/1995

Who helped you fill out the form?

R.B.D

This is a:

Finished quilt

Owner's name for the quilt:

Streak of Lightening

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

80

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

83

What color(s) is the quilt?

Blue or Navy; White

Overall color scheme:

Two color

Damage:

Fading; Stains

Describe the damage:

Damaged

Time period:

1901-1929

Number of quilt blocks:

10

Size of quilt blocks:

8.5 x 80

Spacing of quilt blocks:

Separated by vertical strips

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

Materials used to make the back:

Cotton

Description of the back:

Backing fabric print is floral, Backing fabric print is striped

How is the binding made?

Bias grain; Woven tape

Describe the quilt filling:

Batting has shifted

Quilting techniques used?

Hand quilting

Quilting designs used, background fills:

Parallel lines

Describe the quilting designs used:

Simple quilting, Zig zag

Where the quilt was made, country:

United States

Tell the story of how the quilt was obtained.

Purchased in 1968

Access and copyright information for image:

Restricted

Copyright holder:

Connecticut Quilt Search Project

Cite this Quilt

Streak of Lightening. 1901-1929. From Connecticut Quilt Search, Connecticut Quilt Search Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=17-13-2274. Accessed: 08/15/22