Following are photographs of some of the more than 100 quilts that are curated by the Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs (HCA) as part of the collections of the State of Delaware. All of these quilts have been examined as part of the Delaware Quilt Documentation Project, a collaborative effort between HCA and the University of Delaware that is designed to record the rich tradition of quilt-making in the state of Delaware and to help preserve its legacy for future generations.


  • Patchwork counterpane
  • Patchwork quilt
  • Old Tippecanoe
  • feathered star pattern
  • courthouse steps pattern
  • sunshine and shadows pattern
  • Star of Bethlehem
  • courthouse steps pattern
  • evening star pattern
  • delectable mountain pattern
  • setting sun pattern