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Pattern Names: Tree of Life
Top By: Sill, Mary
Period: Pre-1799
Date: circa 1840
Location Made: Old Lyme, Connecticut (CT) USA
Project Name: Permanent Collection
Contributor: DAR Museum
ID Number: 84.89.1
Layout Format: Wholecloth
Quilt Size: 90 inches x 95 inches
Fabrics: Cotton, Print
Colors: Brown, Green, Yellow, Pink, Cream
Construction: Hand Piecing
Quilting Techniques: Hand quilting
Purpose or Function: Unknown
Other Notes: Donor states quilt was made from bed curtain owned by Mehitable Mather [Born November 14, 1774] of Old Lyme, Connecticut, by her daughter Mary Sill [born January 26, 1812]. Printed textile dates from 1790's, lining and quilting added mid 19th century. Mehitable Mather was the daughter of Samuel and Lois Mather, also of Old Lyme. On November 6, 1799 Mehitable married Captain Thomas Sill. Mary was the seventh of their eight children. The quilt was brought to Hawaii by descendants and donated to the DAR by the Aloha chapter.
Inscription: M. Peck -ham
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