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Hasbrouck family membe. Signature Quilt . Before 1870. From American Folk Art Museum, New York Quilt Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=49-142-4384. Accessed: 09/18/21

QUILT INDEX RECORD

49-142-4384

ID #

MARL-095

Date as mm/dd/yyyy or c.yyyy, e.g. c.1965).

04/15/1989

Who documented this quilt?

New York Quilt Project

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

American Folk Art Museum

Choose whether the quilt is owned by a person (private) or a museum or public collection. Set to Private, but you can be over ride.

Private

Do not enter the owner's name unless it is a public museum, library, etc.

Huguenot Historical Society of New Paltz

City

New Paltz

State

New York (NY)

2. How did the present owner acquire this quilt? Made_____ Inherited____ Found_____ (Where?) Purchased___(Where?)____Given___(By Whom?)____

Gift

Other (Please explain) 3. Who will be the next owner of this quilt? This field is for any information about how the quilt was acquired and/or where it will go next.

This quilt was given to the Huguenots Historical Society by Raymond Hasbrouck Augustus who believes that one of his aunt's on his father's side made this quilt. This quilt will remain in the Hasbrouck Family Collection at the Huguenots Historical Society.

5. What is the full name of the quiltmaker? Enter as Last Name, First Name.

Hasbrouck family member

6. When was the quilt made? Enter (as mm/dd/yyyy or c.yyyy, e.g. c.1965).

Before 1870

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Timespan

Was it made for a particular person, or for a special occasion or purpose? Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Autograph or friendship

Please explain.

As a remembrance token (?)

8. What is the birthplace of the quiltmaker?

Ulster County

Select the quiltmaker's state of birth.

New York

Select the quiltmaker's country of birth, if known.

United States

9. Where did the quiltmaker live when this quilt was made? Choose a state.

New York (NY)

County

Ulster

Town, City or Village

New Paltz

Choose the Country where this quilt was made.

United States

10. What can you tell me about the quiltmaker's background? 26. Is there anything else we should know about this quilt?

The quiltmaker was of French Huguenot descent and she was one of six sisters. The quiltmaker's parents were most likely farmers and small business owners. There were probably many other quilters in the family who learned through tradition.

Can you give me the name, occupation and place of residence of the quiltmaker's parents? Father's name.

The quiltmaker's father was named Charles Bruyan Hasbrouck.

11. What is the national origin of the quiltmaker's family? Father's family?

The father's family was French and Ducth (Hasbrouck).

What is the national origin of the quiltmaker's family? Mother's family?

The mother's family was French and Dutch (Dewitt).

12. Is a religious affiliation of the maker important to the quilt? Is so, how? 13. Did the family attend religious services? Is so, which institution and where?

The family was most likely Dutch Reform.

16. Are there any photographs of the quiltmaker? 17. Did the quiltmaker leave any letters, diaries, or written records? 18. Are there any sewing tools...? 19. Are there any other quilts by the same maker? 25. Does this quilt live with other quilts?

The family left behind written records. This quilt lives with other quilts by different makers.

20. Did the quiltmaker have a name for this pattern? If so, what?

Signature Quilt

Do you know any other name for this pattern?

Album; Friendship

24. Did the maker quilt this herself, did someone else do it, or did others help her? Names must be listed last name first, followed by first name and middle name or initials; last name should be followed by a comma and space.

Hasbrouck family member

Is there anything else we should know about this quilt?

Other people helped make this quilt or at least signed their name. This quilt has 56 names on it, some of which are duplicates. All the names on this quilt can be documented.

Description (describe the quilt in one or two sentences.

Red and white Album quilt with apple border

Size: Length Specify unit of measure (mm or in or inches).

94"

Width Specify units of measure (mm or in or inches)

87"

Number of blocks (if applicable)

56 blocks

Type Assign the circled data to the correct QI field.

Squares; Triangles

Type Assign the circled data to the correct QI field.

Finished quilt

Source of Name Maker Book Barbara Brackman Other_______

The pattern name Album quilt comes from a book.

Fabric: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Cotton

Fabric Design: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Solid/plain

Predominant Colors: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Green; Red; White

Layout: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Alternating with plain squares

Layout: Diagonal

On point or rotated on 45 degrees

Border: None Single Double Triple

Single

Border Fabric: Border Corners:

The border is appliqued, using the same fabric as in the body of the quilt, and the corners are butted.

BACKING Fabric: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Cotton

BACKING Fabric Design: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Solid/plain

Seamed

The back is seamed and has three pieces.

Width of Fabric

35", 36", 16"

BACKING Color(s) Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

White

BINDING Self: Applied: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Straight grain; Hand sewn

BATTING Type:

Cotton

BATTING Condition:

Thin

QUILT TOP CONSTRUCTION Piecing Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Hand Piecing; Piecing

QUILT TOP CONSTRUCTION Applique Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Hand Applique; Other applique; Applique

QUILT TOP CONSTRUCTION Embellishments Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Embroidery

Enter any unusual technique that hasn't been described in a previous field.

The quilt top is sewn with whipped and running stitches.

Quilting: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Hand quilting

Describe quilting techniques not listed above.

Evenly quilted

Stitches per Inch (top only)

14 Stitches per Inch

QUILTING DESIGN Overall Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Grid square; Outline

QUILTING DESIGN Decorative Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Floral

QUILTING DESIGN Describe any other quilting designs or notes.

The quilting design in the border is similar to the design in the body of the quilt.

CONDITION

Good/moderate use

Faded Stained Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Stains

Identifying Marks: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Multiple names; Signature

Details

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Restricted

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