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QUILT INDEX RECORD

17-13-2574

Ownership of this quilt is:

Public Museum, Library, or Institution

Quilt owner's name:

New Milford Historical Society

Quilt owner's city:

New Milford

Quilt owner's state:

Connecticut (CT)

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

Connecticut Quilt Search

Who documented this quilt?

Connecticut Quilt Search; New Milford Historical Society Collection

Where was the quilt documentation day held?

New Milford Historical Society

Connecticut Quilt Search Documentation Project Number:

2673

When was the form filled out?

5/8/1996

Who helped you fill out the form?

SO,SR

This is a:

Finished quilt

Owner's name for quilt:

Delectable Mountain

How wide is the quilt?

87

How long is the quilt?

95

What color is the quilt?

Blue or Navy; White

Overall color scheme:

Two color

Quilt's condition:

Very good/almost new

Damage:

Stains

Time period:

1800-1849

Arrangement of quilt blocks:

Straight

Describe the borders:

Border same as top, Double border, triangles, 1.75, Butted border

Fiber types used to make the quilt top:

Cotton

Fabric styles used in the quilt top:

Solid/plain; Geometric

Piecing techniques used to make the quilt top:

Hand Piecing

Materials used to make the back:

Cotton

How is the binding made?

Straight grain; good

What kind of filling is used in the quilt?

Cannot tell

How thick is the quilt?

Thin (Less than 3/16")

How are the layers held together?

Hand quilting

Color of thread used in the quilting:

blue and ecru

Number of quilting stitches per inch, place 1:

6

Quilting designs used, overall motifs:

Grid/crosshatch; Outline

Describe the quilting designs used:

Simple quilting, leaf

Where the quilt was made, country:

United States

Access and copyright information:

Restricted

Copyright holder:

Connecticut Quilt Search Project

Cite this Quilt

Delectable Mountain. 1800-1849. From Connecticut Quilt Search, Connecticut Quilt Search; New Milford Historical Society Collection. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=17-13-2574. Accessed: 02/07/23

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