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17-13-2824

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?

Mohawk-Cornwall

Connecticut Quilt Search Documentation Project Number:

2908

When was the form filled out?

6/1/1996

Who helped you fill out the form?

LL,SO

This is a:

Finished quilt

Owner's name for quilt:

Delectable Mountain

How wide is the quilt?

84

How long is the quilt?

86

What color is the quilt?

Blue or Navy; White

Overall color scheme:

Two color

Quilt's condition:

Fair/worn

Damage:

Stains

Describe the damage:

Damaged

Time period:

1901-1929

Describe the quilt's layout:

Medallion or framed center

Arrangement of quilt blocks:

Straight

Describe the borders:

Border same as top, Single border, Appliqued border, swag border, 14

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

Applique techniques used to make the quilt top:

Hand Applique

Materials used to make the back:

Cotton

Description of the back:

Backing fabric print is soild

How is the binding made?

Straight grain; fair

What kind of filling is used in the quilt?

Cannot tell

How thick is the quilt?

Thin (Less than 3/16")

Describe the quilt filling:

Batting has shifted

How are the layers held together?

Hand quilting

Color of thread used in the quilting:

white

Number of quilting stitches per inch, place 1:

8

Quilting designs used, overall motifs:

Outline; Echo

Quilting designs used, background fills:

Parallel lines

Where the quilt was made, country:

United States

Access and copyright information:

Restricted

Copyright holder:

Connecticut Quilt Search Project

Cite this Quilt

Delectable Mountain. 1901-1929. From Connecticut Quilt Search, Connecticut Quilt Search Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=17-13-2824. Accessed: 02/07/23