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Collection HCHS Quilt Collection
Catalog Number Quilt 31
Object Name Quilt
Description Pattern: Rising Sun, Lady of the Lake.

Fabrics: 2 orange prints with white, pink, and green zig-zag border

Batting: possibly a cotton sheet, thin

Backing: Cotton Muslin

Size Blocks: 6.5"-6.75" blocks. Small triangles finish 1.25"

Set: Straight set, 11 x 13. All blocks facing the same direction except for one.

Border: Pink and green zig-zag, pattern broken in one corner.

Binding: Green, straight grain applied

Technique: Hand-pieced and hand-quilted

Quilting: Triangles quilted by the piece. Empty white triangles quilted with different floral and leaf shapes. Orange triangles with 2 concentric triangles

Provenance Made in Fairmount, Tewksbury. Purchased around 1970 by Josephine Miller from Hazel Welsh, widow of Robert E. Welsh. The quilt was donated in July of 1999.
Subjects Quilting
Quilts
Textiles
Search Terms Tewksbury, NJ