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Collection HCHS Quilt Collection
Catalog Number Quilt 37
Object Name Quilt
Description Pattern: 9 patch on ppoint set with alternate plain blocks.

Fabrics: Many prints. There are a few small pieces of silk on the front, but it is 95 percent cotton.

Backing fabric: Muslin

Size Blocks: 4.5-inch blocks

Set: 11 blocks by 11 blocks

Border: 9-inch plain border

Technique: Hand-sewn and hand-quilted

Batting: Probably cotton

Binding: Straight grain, applied, 3/16" wide, possibly re-bound. Bottom corners cute out keyhole for a tall post bed.

Quilting: 10 spi, Grid quilting in alternate blocks. 9-patch blocks quilted through the centers. Border quilted in hanging diamond grid.
Date 1840 ca.
Subjects Quilting