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17-13-3089

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?

Woodstock

Connecticut Quilt Search Documentation Project Number:

215

Source of the information on this quilt:

Ancestor

When was the form filled out?

11/7/1992

Who helped you fill out the form?

GL

This is a:

Finished quilt

Owner's name for the quilt:

Peony

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

85.5

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

81.5

Describe any unusual corner treatment:

4 corners butted

What color(s) is the quilt?

Pink; Green

Quilt's condition:

Fair/worn

Damage:

Stains

Time period:

1876-1900

Describe the quilt's layout:

Medallion or framed center

Number of quilt blocks:

50

Size of quilt blocks:

3.5 square

Arrangement of quilt blocks:

Straight

Border description:

Solid border, Printed border, Double border, Appliqued border, 6.5, 16.25

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

Cotton

Fabric styles used in the quilt top:

Floral; Solid/plain; Striped

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:

Multiple fabrics, Backing is damaged

How is the binding made?

Back turned to front; Straight grain

What kind of filling is used in the quilt?

Cannot tell

How thick is the quilt?

Thin (Less than 3/16")

Quilting techniques used?

Hand quilting

Color of thread used in the quilting:

White

Number of quilting stitches per inch, place 1:

6

Quilting designs used, overall motifs:

In-the-ditch; Outline

Quilting designs used, background fills:

Parallel lines

Describe the quilting designs used:

Simple quilting, Border quilting similiar to the rest of the quilt

Features or notes about the quilt's appearance, materials, or construction:

50, 3.5 square

Where the quilt was made, country:

United States

Access and copyright information for image:

Restricted

Copyright holder:

Connecticut Quilt Search Project

Cite this Quilt

Peony. 1876-1900. From Connecticut Quilt Search, Connecticut Quilt Search Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=17-13-3089. Accessed: 08/12/22