|Collection||HCHS Quilt Collection|
|Catalog Number||Quilt 26|
Pattern: Uneven Nine-Patch or Puss in the Corner
Fabrics: Prints, predominantely blue and brown with white background.
Backing: White cotton
Set: 45 pieced blocks, every other block plain. Top row 4 pieced, Lemoyne Stars in the 4 corners.
Border: Single plain white border
Binding: Straight grain, woven tape
Technique: Hand-pieced and hand-quilted
Batting: Medium thick, probably cotton
Quilting: Straight lines, oak leaves, tulips and wreaths, double and triple lines
|Provenance||Inked signature inscription "Rebecca Clifton Hampton's Work" appliqued on. Hampton was born 1844 and died in 1857 at 13. The family were Quakers (since 1796 according to the family bible) and lived in Quakertown, NJ. Rebecca Clifton Hampton was the donor's grandfather's sister.|
Hampton, Rebecca Clifton