Quilts in Transition: A Study of Stafford County, New Hampshire, Probate Inventories


From Uncoverings 2008, Volume 29 of the Research Papers of the American Quilt Study Group


By: Chase, Loretta B.

Loretta B. Chase holds a BA in Decorative Art from the University of California, and an MS from the University of New Hampshire. She works as River Coordinator for restoration of the Cocheco River. She joined AQSG in 1981 and first co-authored a paper "A Blue Hills Quilt: To Miss Charlotte Hawkins" in Uncoverings 2004. She has presented a paper at the Dublin Seminar and contributed articles to Blanket Statements. For fifteen years she lived in an eighteenth-century classic center-chimney cape in rural Madbury NH, where her curiosity led her to research on how the early quilts she found locally had been used on beds.