Quilt Index Record: 18-36-65C

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
State Historical Society of Iowa
InstProjNameF003a
IQRP
InstInvContrNumF004a
Q- 77 and 78

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Quilt owner
Relative of quiltmaker
DateDataF006b
7-21-1988
RelnQuiltF007
Quilt owner
IfQownerF007b
Inherited

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Scrapbag variation
BrackmanF011a
2825
OverallWidthF12a
62.5 inches
OverallLengthF012b
79.5 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Pink
White
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
FamDateF023c
1925-1940

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
20
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Separated by pieced pattern sashing
NumBlockPatF030
One
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
NumBordersF033
None

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Unknown
FabPrintF037
Print
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
EmbellTechF038f
No

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
DescBackF043
Solid/plain

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Edges turned in/ no separate binding

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cannot tell

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Tied or tufted

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Gabe, Minnie Oldenburg
QuiltedByF055
Gabe, Minnie Oldenburg

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Greene
ProvCountyF057b
Floyd
ProvStateF057d
Iowa (IA)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Personal enjoyment
QDesignF060b
Unknown
PresUseF062
Unknown

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Sewing scraps
TopSourceF064
Unknown
PattSourceF065

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Private

Quiltmaker personal information

MaidenF097b
Oldenburg
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
9-16-1982
MarriageF099b
3-17-1904
DeathF100
1-26-1968
EthnicF101
German
EdBkgdF102
8th grade
RelAffF103
Lutheran
OccupationF104
Housewife
BirthplaceCountryF098d
Germany

Quiltmaker address

CountyF106
Floyd
CityF106a
Greene
StateF107
Iowa (IA)
CountryF108
United States

Quiltmaker Family history

FatherNameF109
Oldenburg, William
MotherNameF111
Oldenburg, Colleen
SpouseF113
Gabe, William
OccupationF115
Farmer
NoChildF116
7

Quiltmaker personal quilting history

LearnedToQuiltF117
From Class

Other quilts made by quiltmaker

AddNotesF132
Took sewing lessons in her home from traveling dress makers.

File Information

Contributing Institutions
MATRIX: Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University, Michigan State University Museum, Alliance For American Quilts
Publisher
Quilt Index
Resource Type
StillImage

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