Drunkard's Path


Quilt Index Record: 18-36-673

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
State Historical Society of Iowa
InstProjNameF003a
IQRP
InstInvContrNumF004
IQRPS-8
InstInvContrNumF004a
S-8

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Relative of quiltmaker
Quilt owner
DateDataF006b
7-26-1988
RelnQuiltF007
Quilt owner
IfQownerF007b
Inherited

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Drunkard's Path
BrackmanF011a
1461 a
OverallWidthF12a
69 inches
OverallLengthF012b
83.5 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Blue or Navy
White
OverallColorF14b
Two color
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DamageF016
Fading
DateQuiltF023
1901-1929
FamDateF023c
1890-1925

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
20
SizeBlockF027
11 inches square
ArrangeBlockF028
On point or rotated on 45 degrees
SpacingF029
Alternating with plain squares
NumBlockPatF030
One
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
NumBordersF033
Two
BordDescF034
Plain

Quilt top materials and construction

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

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
DescBackF043
Solid/plain

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Cotton
ConstrucBindF046
Straight grain

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cannot tell

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
NumStitchedF050
9
DesignF052b
Wreaths
Feathering
Fans
DesignF052d
Baptist fans.

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Zearing
ProvCountyF057b
Story
ProvStateF057d
Iowa (IA)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
QuiltHistF059
Two identical quilts made for sons' weddings. One no longer exists. She came to Iowa in a covered wagon.

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Gift or presentation
OtherF060a
For son's wedding.
QDesignF060b
Bedding, daily use
PresUseF062
Unknown

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Unknown
TopSourceF064
Unknown
PattSourceF065
Unknown

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Private

Quiltmaker personal information

MaidenF097b
Bell
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
1854
MarriageF099b
1875
DeathF100
1939
EthnicF101
European
EdBkgdF102
8th grade
RelAffF103
Evangelical United Methodist
OccupationF104
Homemaker
BirthplaceStateF098b
Indiana
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States

Quiltmaker address

CountyF106
Story
CityF106a
Zearing
StateF107
Iowa (IA)
CountryF108
United States

Quiltmaker Family history

FatherNameF109
Bell, Henry
BplaceF109a
Ohio
MotherNameF111
Beach, Margaret Graybeal
SpouseF113
Beach, Charles Edward
OccupationF115
Farmer
NoChildF116
4

Image Information

InvenNumF075
IQRPS-8.jpg
ImageConF075a
Full Image
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Slide
DateF079
7
26
1988
CE
DigDateF079a
7
21
2008
CE

File Information

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Image - medium display (250-550 pixels)
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image
file_format
jpeg
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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