Date Created1850-1899
DescriptionThe donor of this quilt found it at a Montclair yard sale. The owner of quilt said it was in his family's four generations back, an African American family, originally from Newark. MHS is going to...
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930), The Industrial Revolution (1870-1900)
Date Created1850-1899
DescriptionDonated by Mrs. Brock in 1995. Tied with silk tufts in reverse.
Date Created1992
Date Created2001
DescriptionTulips start at the beginning of spring. This machine quilted off center log cabin block gives the shape of three jumbo African tulips. I like tulips and wanted to show them with a twist similar to...
Date Created1850-1899
DescriptionStrikingly similar to the Log Cabin quilt by Sophia Chendell Bensen in Montclair Historical Society Collection
Date Created1700-1799
DescriptionTraditionally made with red square in the center of the blocks. This quilter used an embroidered red X to denote the center.
Time PeriodColonization and Settlement (1585-1763), Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820)
Date Created2014
Date Created2013
DescriptionThis is the first quilt made for my daughter Christine. She selected the nine fabric choices and the pattern for this quilt. The fabric colors are modern and graphic. It is based on the quarter log...
Date Created2014
DescriptionThe inspiration for this quilt is a tribute to the quilters of Gee’s Bend, Alabama. Their quilts have received honorable recognition in art galleries and museums. They made quilts for a living and...
Date Created2016
DescriptionThe design and fabrics for this Quarter Log Cabin block quilt were selected by my daughter, Christine as a birthday gift. This design is a variation of the traditional Log Cabin quilt blocks. Large...