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Period: Pre-1799
Date: 1795
Location Made: CLOVER LICK, West Virginia (WV) United States
Project Name: West Virginia Heritage Quilt Search
Contributor: West Virginia Department of Archives and History
ID Number: 60736
Layout Format: Medallion or framed center
Quilt Size: 90.5 x 78.5
Fabrics: Linen, Cotton, Silk, Chintz, Floral, Solid/plain, Novelty, Muslin, Calico
Colors: Brown, Pink
Construction: Hand Piecing, Blanket, buttonhole, or other decorative applique stitch, Other applique, Hand Applique, Embroidery, Broiderie Perse, Standard applique
Quilting Techniques: Hand quilting
Other Notes: Fringe on thre sides, buttonhole and open chain stitches, different types of chintz used for cut-out appliques. Some is block printed from India while other parts are finely detailed (copper plate prints from England), A few tiny motifs are coarsely woven., The quilt has appeared in the following publications: Handicrafts of the Southern Highlands by Allen H. Eaton. 1937: Dover, 1973. Pages 131-32, 181 Needlework in America by Virginia Churchill, Bath, NY: Viking, 1979 Pages 232-36 Old Patchwork Quilts and the Women Who Made Them by Ruth E. Finley 1929, McLean, VA: EPM, 1992, page 23, plate 1 Quilts in America by Myron and Patsy Orlofsky. 1974, NY: Abbeville, 1992. Pages 180, 284, plate 138 The Mountain Artisan Quilting Book by Alfred Allen Lewis, NY: MacMillion, 1973, page 21
Inscription: G / W / T / 1795
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