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Collection HCHS Quilt Collection
Catalog Number Quilt 12
Object Name Quilt
Description Pattern Name: Zig-Zag Centennial

Brackman #: 114

Fabrics: 1876 Centennial flag in center has 39 stars. Triangles of dark and light madders and other prints arranged to form 12 zig-zag strips across quilts.

Backing: Single floral in coppers on dark brown print

Set: Triangles in strips of dark and light

Border: 1 border at top and bottom of floral stripe print.

Binding: Backing brought to the front

Technique: Hand-pieced and hand-quilted

Batting: batting is thin cotton



Provenance Made by Lydia Lomerson Tharpe in Clinton Township. 3/30/1840-1/4/1898. Married in 1859. HCHS has geneological records.
People Tharpe, Lydia Lomerson
Subjects Quilts
Textiles
Centennial celebrations
Flags
Search Terms Clinton, NJ