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Mariner's Compass-detail, Chips and Whetstones
Period: 1800-1849
Date: 1840 -1860
Location Made: United States
Project Name: Winedale Quilt Collection
Contributor: Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin
ID Number: W2h18.71
Brackman Number: 3400 similar
Layout Format: Block pattern
Quilt Size: 72 in. x 72 in.
Fabrics: Cotton, Broadcloth, Print, Solid/plain
Colors: Cream, Gold, Green, Pink, Red, Chrome Green, Turkey Red
Construction: Hand Piecing, Hand Applique, Gold stars are appliqued; the remainder is pieced. 2 backgrounds in blocks have been pieced
Quilting Techniques: Hand quilting
Other Notes: Miss Ima Hogg (1882-1975), a noted Texas decorative arts collector, philanthropist, and historic preservationist, donated the Winedale property and its historic structures and period furnishings to the University of Texas in 1967. This quilt is one of a number of quilts she gave to Winedale in the 1960s and 1970s. Few records exist on the provenance of these quilts, though we know that typically she purchased decorative arts at auction and in antique stores in New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Massachusetts during the 1960s. Miss Hogg donated this quilt to Winedale in 1971.
Related Items/Publications: There are images of this quilt in the following: Lonn Taylor, "Winedale: The Fulfillment of a Dream," Texas Homes (April 1980). p.66; Mary E. Emmerling, "American Country: A Style Source Book (New York: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., 1980), p. 229; Charles Muller, "The German Influence in Texas," in Ohio Antique Review (December 1984), p. 34; Lonn Taylor and David B. Warren, Texas Furniture (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1975), p. 42, 43.
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