Log Cabin--Streak of Lightening set


Quilt Index Record: 16-33-87

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Illinois State Museum
InstInvContrNumF004
1998.152.125
InstInvContrNumF004a
628

Information source fields

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

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
TypeObjOtherF008a
Crib quilt
OwnerNameF010
Log Cabin--Streak of Lightening set
OverallWidthF12a
41
OverallLengthF012b
45
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Turquoise or Teal
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DamageF016
Disintegration of fabric
Tears or holes
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
FamDateF023c
ca. 1892
OtherExDateF023d
ca. 1892
OtherDateF023e
Jan Wass, Curator

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
30
SizeBlockF027
5
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
NumBlockPatF030
1
BordDescF034
Single border, pieced in piano keys pattern, corner blocks.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Wool
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
Foundation Piecing
EmbellTechF038f
No

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Blue or Navy
NumPiecesF042
2
WidthPiecesF042a
19
DescBackF043
Solid/plain
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Straight grain
WidthBindF047
half inch - one inch

Quilt batting

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

Quilting description

ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
black
NumStitchedF050
8
NumStitchF051
7
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Single parallel lines
Patches outlined/in the ditch
DesignF052b
Wreaths
DesignF052c
Parallel lines
DesignF052d
Two concentric squares in blocks, seamline quilting in borders, and scalloped circle with diagonal vertical lines in corners.

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Diener, Lydia Yoder ?

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Arthur
ProvStateF057d
Illinois (IL)
ProvCountryF057f
USA
QuiltHistF059
Possibly made by previous owner's mother.

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. 74-75.

Quiltmaker personal information

MaidenF097b
Yoder, Lydia
BirthDateF099
1870
MarriageF099b
1891
DeathF100
1944
EthnicF101
Amish
RelAffF103
Amish

Quiltmaker address

CountryF108
USA

Quiltmaker Family history

FatherNameF109
Yoder, Henry S.
BplaceF109a
OH
EthBkgrndF110
Amish
MotherNameF111
Miller, Sarah
BplaceF111a
OH
EthBkgrndF112
Amish
SpouseF113
Diener, Andrew M
OccupationF115
farmer
NoChildF116
10
NoFemF116a
4
NoMaleF116b
6

Other quilts made by quiltmaker

AddNotesF132
See 1998.152.126.

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