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BLOOMFIELD, CT

IS 008 MILES FROM HARTFORD, CT
NAMED 1835 - INCORPORATED 1835

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BLOOMFIELD - JO HANSLING'S QUILTS - 01
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BLOOMFIELD - JO HANSLING'S QUILTS - 01

CIVIL WAR PERIOD

Jo Hansling's quilts are representative of 2 time periods (CIVIL WAR PERIOD AND DEPRESSION PERIOD)

Pictures 1-4 would be indicative of the Civil War period, patriotism was 1 example, symbolic of the eagle.

Pictures 5-7 also popular during this time period. Style of quilting is called "broderie perse".

Pictures 8-10 minature "New England Album" quilt, commonly used for signatures.

Pictures 11-17 represents the 'pastel' era in the depression times. These colors brought happiness. The butterfly, in various styles, was symbolic for "hope" in this period of time.

Pictures 18-20 is the "Dresden Plate" pattern, another common example of quilt making in the 1930's.