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Collection HCHS Quilt Collection
Catalog Number Quilt 14
Object Name Quilt
Description Pattern: Thousand Triangles, or Two-Patch

Fabrics: Multi-printed fabrics, with some brown showing disintergration. Purple, brown, yellow, indigo, Lancaster Blue, Hershey Brown, madders, bronze

Backing: Solid Brown poly/cotton

Size Blocks: Squares finish 2 1/8"

Set: 40 squares by 40 squars of half square triangles, all set same direction

Border: No border

Binding: Back to front 1/4" wide

Technique: Hand-pieced and hand-quilted

Batting: Flannel sheet

Quilting: Outline quilted in white thread, 5/6 SPI. Quilted after 1960.
Date 1850 ca.
Provenance Made by Ellen Boughner Smith, born 1827, died 1905. Wife of Mahlon Smith who lived on Kuhl Farm Road, Raritan Township.
People Smith, Ellen Boughner
Smith, Mahlon
Subjects Quilts
Textiles
Search Terms Raritan Township, NJ