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QUILT INDEX RECORD

17-13-540

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?

West Hartford

Connecticut Quilt Search Documentation Project Number:

760

When was the form filled out?

4/17/1993

Who helped you fill out the form?

MB,BH,LL

This is a:

Finished quilt

Owner's name for the quilt:

Sampler

Name(s) for quilt's pattern in common use:

Sampler

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

77

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

88.5

What color(s) is the quilt?

Cream; Gold; Green; Red

Damage:

Stains

Describe the damage:

Damaged, Fragile

What is the date inscribed on the quilt?

1867

Time period:

1876-1900

Number of quilt blocks:

56

Size of quilt blocks:

11

Arrangement of quilt blocks:

Straight

What is the shape of the quilt blocks?

Sampler

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

Cotton

Fabric styles used in the quilt top:

Dotted; Floral; Geometric; Paisley; Solid/plain

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, Backing condition is poor, Quilt back is hand pieced

How is the binding made?

Front turned to back; Straight grain

What kind of filling is used in the quilt?

Cannot tell

Quilting techniques used?

Hand quilting

Color of thread used in the quilting:

ecru

Number of quilting stitches per inch, place 1:

8

Quilting designs used, overall motifs:

Outline

Quilting designs used, background fills:

Parallel lines

Describe the quilting designs used:

Heavy/close quilting, cross hatching

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

Very interesting designs. "Union" in center block.

Quilt top made by:

Unknown, Ladies Benevolent Society of the 2nd Baptist Churc

Where the quilt was made, country:

United States

Describe anything about the history of the quilt that wasn't already recorded in a previous field.

Yes, information available

Biography of quilt owner:

See more information of original data form

Quiltmaker's birthplace, city:

New London

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Access and copyright information for image:

Restricted

Copyright holder:

Connecticut Quilt Search Project

Cite this Quilt

Unknown, Ladies Benevolent Society of the 2nd Baptist Chur. Sampler. 1876-1900. From Connecticut Quilt Search, Connecticut Quilt Search Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=17-13-540. Accessed: 06/27/22