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Irish Chain, Three Irish Chains, Triple Irish Chain
Period: 1901-1929
Date: c. 1930's
Location Made: Indiana (IN) United States
Contributor: Wisconsin Quilt History Project
ID Number: 200
Brackman Number: 1019a
Layout Format: Block pattern
Quilt Size: 78.5 in. x 85 in.
Fabrics: Cotton, Broadcloth, Muslin, Checked, Conversation Prints, Floral, Geometric, Multiple scrap, Plaid, Print, Solid/plain, Striped
Colors: Beige or Tan, Blue or Navy, Brown, Green, Orange, Red, White
Construction: Hand Piecing
Quilting Techniques: Hand quilting
Purpose or Function: Bedding, daily use
Other Notes: The owner purchased the quilt at a fair in Door County, Wisconsin. The seller was a woman from Boulder/Boulder County, Colorado. She purchased the quilt from St. Louis/St. Louis County, Missouri. The quilt was made in Indiana so it has traveled to many places. , Barbara Brackman attributes the pattern "Three Irish Chains" to the Mountain Mist Company. In 1929 Ruth Finley published the " The Triple Irish Chain" in her book, "Old Patchwork Quilts and the Women Who Made Them."
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