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Streak of Lightening

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QUILT INDEX RECORD

17-13-2498

Ownership of this quilt is:

Public Museum, Library, or Institution

Quilt owner's name:

Danbury Museum

Quilt owner's city:

Danbury

Quilt owner's state:

Connecticut (CT)

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

Connecticut Quilt Search

Who documented this quilt?

Connecticut Quilt Search; Danbury Museum Collection

Where was the quilt documentation day held?

Scott Fanton Museum, Danbury

Connecticut Quilt Search Documentation Project Number:

2601

If this quilt is owned by a museum, enter the accession number:

Acc. # 73:48-1

When was the form filled out?

3/9/1996

Who helped you fill out the form?

SF.SR.MG

This is a:

Finished quilt

Owner's name for the quilt:

Streak of Lightening

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

66.5

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

92.5

What color(s) is the quilt?

Blue or Navy; Pink

Overall color scheme:

Two color

Quilt's condition:

Fair/worn

Damage:

Fading

Describe the damage:

Damaged

Time period:

1850-1875

Size of quilt blocks:

3.5

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:

Dotted; Geometric

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 soild, Backing condition is good

How is the binding made?

Straight grain

What kind of filling is used in the quilt?

Cotton

Quilting techniques used?

Hand quilting

Color of thread used in the quilting:

Ecru

Number of quilting stitches per inch, place 1:

7

Quilting designs used, background fills:

Parallel lines

Describe the quilting designs used:

Heavy/close quilting, Zigzag

Where the quilt was made, country:

United States

Biography of quilt owner:

See more information of original data form

Access and copyright information for image:

Restricted

Copyright holder:

Connecticut Quilt Search Project

Cite this Quilt

Streak of Lightening. 1850-1875. From Connecticut Quilt Search, Connecticut Quilt Search; Danbury Museum Collection. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=17-13-2498. Accessed: 07/04/22