chimney album signature quilt from Hunterdon County, New Jersey. I'll post some close-ups below. Main surname is Hoppough and was likely made for Elizabeth Hoppough whose name and birth date of 1835 are listed in a center block and her parents are also on the quilts as well as their next door neighbor Elizabeth Neighbor (no, I can't make this stuff up).
Don't you love this heart fabric !
And this amazing dark Prussian Blue carnation? print
Here's the dedication block for Elizabeth Hoppough who was born in 1835 in Hunterdon Co, NJ. -Western New Jersey next to Pennsylvania. You can see the chrome orange dye was not stable.
And the sashing is a two step green (yellow + blue) and the yellow has come out in spots leaving only blue. ps. nice zigzag quilting
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