Quilt panel composed of four individual handmade quilts, each in memory of a first responder, from the project An American Quilt.
The first quilt was created in memory of Vincent S. Morello
. The border fabric is New York Yankees-themed, and the center is navy blue with photo transfers and patches. "Vincent Morello" is in large red appliquéd letters.
The second quilt was created in memory of Vincent Edward Brunton
. The border fabric is a print pattern of old-fashioned fire trucks, and the center is navy blue with one portrait photo transfer and patches. "Capt. Vincent Brunton" is in large red appliquéd letters.
The third quilt was created in memory of Carl John Bedigian
. The quilt is blue, with photo transfers and written remembrances. At the top is written "Always in Our Hearts | Firefighter Carl J. Bedigian | August 31, 1966 - To Eternity." In the center is a tribute to "The Nut House Engine 214 Ladder III"
The quilt on the far right was created in memory of Mark Schwartz
and has a navy blue tribute T-shirt sewn in the center. Below the shirt are photo transfers. At the top is text: "EMT-D Mark Schwartz."