Quilt Index Record:
Rutgers Special Collections and University ArchivesInstProjNameF003a
The Heritage Quilt Project of New Jersey, Inc.InstInvContrNumF004
Information source fieldsIdentPersonF006
Overall Quilt DescriptionTypeObjF008
Tree of Life (Palampore) - detailOverallWidthF12a
106 1/2 inchesShapeEdgeF013
Blue or Navy
Disintegration of fabric
some repair to stabilize OtherLocInscripF022a
May have HQPNJ label on backDateQuiltF023
attributed to 1777OtherDateF023e
Hart, Natalie S.
Quilt top descriptionLayFormatF024
Medallion or framed centerNumBlockPatF030
Quilt top materials and constructionFiberTypesF035
Quilt back materials and constructionFabFiberTypesF040
coarsely woven cottonDescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout
Quilt notes and observationsFeaturesF053
Rated 5 (outstanding) on HQPNJ's scale for visual effect.
Free formed shaped leaves appliqued in corners above trees.
New Jersey (NJ)ProvCountryF057f
Quilt made by daughter of John Hart.
Hart family was from Hopewell, New Jersey.
Hart was the oldest signer of the Declaration of Independence, at age 65.
Hart was a farmer with 13 children. He lived in caves when British invaded. The British raided his farm and slaughtered his cattle.
He died in 1779.
Quilt design and materials sourcesTopSourceF064
Quilt ownership and contact infoOwnershipF082
The Drake HouseOwnerCityF084
New Jersey (NJ)OwnerCountryF086b
HQPNJ Quilt Registration FormDateObtainedF088c
Quiltmaker personal informationGenderF098
Close-up of patternImageTypeF076
The Heritage Quilt Project of New Jersey, Inc.CreditLineF080b
The Heritage Quilt Project of New Jersey, Inc.CopyRestF080c
Rutgers University Libraries, Special Collections/University Archives, New Brunswick, NJ 08901DistribRestF080d
Rutgers University Libraries, Special Collections/University Archives, New Brunswick, NJ 08901DisplayResF080e
Rutgers University Libraries, Special Collections/University Archives, New Brunswick, NJ 08901LicenseF080f
Rutgers University Libraries, Special Collections/University Archives, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Image - large display (550 or more pixels)file_medium
MATRIX: Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University, Michigan State University Museum, Alliance For American QuiltsPublisher
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