True Lover's Knot


Quilt Index Record: 16-33-64

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Illinois State Museum
InstInvContrNumF004
1998.152.90
InstInvContrNumF004a
697

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Relative of quiltmaker
DateDataF006b
c. 1988
IfQmakerF007a
Made entire quilt
IfQownerF007b
Purchased the quilt

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OwnerNameF010
True Lover's Knot
AltNameF011
Magic Circle (LAC 384)
BrackmanF011a
1429a
OverallWidthF12a
71
OverallLengthF012b
75
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Lavender
Blue or Navy
OverCondF015
Very good/almost new
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
FamDateF023c
ca. 1930
OtherExDateF023d
ca. 1930
OtherDateF023e
Jan Wass, Curator

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
12
SizeBlockF027
10
ArrangeBlockF028
On point or rotated on 45 degrees
SpacingF029
Alternating with plain squares
NumBlockPatF030
1
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
BordDescF034
Narrow inner border, wider outer border, butted.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
EmbellTechF038f
No

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Blue or Navy
NumPiecesF042
4
WidthPiecesF042a
23
DescBackF043
Solid/plain
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Straight grain
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
white
NumStitchedF050
8
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Double parallel lines
DesignF052b
Wreaths
Vines
Feathering
DesignF052c
Parallel lines
DesignF052d
Four hearts in center of pieced blocks, double parallel lines in concentric squares in pieced blocks, feathered circles in plain blocks, feathered vines across double borders.

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Yoder, Anna Swartzentruber

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Arthur
ProvStateF057d
Illinois (IL)
ProvCountryF057f
USA

Quilt purposes uses

QDesignF060b
Bedding, daily use

Exhibition history of quilt

ExhibitListF067a
“Illinois Amish Quilts: Sharing Threads of Tradition.” Springfield, IL. Illinois State Museum.
NamePlaceF067
Illinois Amish Quilts: Sharing Threads of Tradition
LocExhibitF068
Springfield, IL
TypeExhibitF070
Museum
ExpExhibitF070a
Illinois State Museum

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Public Museum, Library or Institution
OwnerNameF082a
Illinois State Museum

Other source materials available for this quilt

RelItemsF088a
See book, Illinois Amish Quilts, pp. 140-141.

Quiltmaker personal information

MaidenF097b
Swartzentruber, Anna
BirthDateF099
1877
MarriageF099b
1899
DeathF100
1962
EthnicF101
Amish
RelAffF103
Amish

Quiltmaker address

CountryF108
USA

Quiltmaker Family history

FatherNameF109
Swartzentruber, Jacob
BplaceF109a
Germany
EthBkgrndF110
Amish
MotherNameF111
Hostetler, Susan
BplaceF111a
PA
EthBkgrndF112
Amish
SpouseF113
Yoder, Abraham
OccupationF115
farmer
NoChildF116
8
NoFemF116a
4
NoMaleF116b
4

Other quilts made by quiltmaker

AddNotesF132
17 quilts in Museum's collection.

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MATRIX: Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University, Michigan State University Museum, Alliance For American Quilts
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