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Collection HCHS Quilt Collection
Catalog Number Quilt 1
Object Name Coverlet
Description Pattern: Cornucopia

Technique: Jacquard woven in red, green, blue, and natural.
Provenance Donation papers state: "Made by Mary DeMott Sheets, or some of her mother's people. The Latourettes of Staten Island, NY and later of Hunterdon Couny, NJ. Henry Latourette was known as a weaver. Henry was the Great-Grandfather of Mary DeMott Sheets. The coverlet was handed down to William and his wife, Ellen Sheets, then to family. It was in Lillie Sheets's possession until her death in 1956 near Oskaloose, Iowa, then willed to her niece Catherine Sheets who donated it to HCHS."
People Sheets, Mary DeMott
Subjects Quilts
Textile industry
Textiles
Weaving
Search Terms Hunterdon County