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Collection HCHS Quilt Collection
Catalog Number Quilt 19
Object Name Quilt
Description Pattern: Chimney Sweep Signature Quilt with Green Sashing

Fabrics: 18 different Turkey reds with white, yellow, blue, brown, pink, and green

Backing: White

Size Blocks: 11" x 11" using 2 5/8" squares. The blocks are signed in the middle. The society has some additional geneaological information about the signators.

Set: 6 rows by 6 columns

Sashing: 2.75" green

Border: Sashing

Technique: Hand-pieced and hand-quilted

Batting: Cotton

Binding: Red Print, straight grain

Quilting: Blocks quilted by the piece, doubled in signature square and around sashing/block edge. Sashing quilted in diamonds. 6-8 SPI

Provenance Bateman Stout and Fanny Stout had 8 children. Their first child and the only one on the quilt was Jerimiah.
Subjects Quilting