Log Cabin


Quilt Index Record: 18-36-674

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
State Historical Society of Iowa
InstProjNameF003a
IQRP
InstInvContrNumF004
IQRPS-9
InstInvContrNumF004a
S-9

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Relative of quiltmaker
Quilt owner
DateDataF006b
7-26-1988
RelnQuiltF007
Quilt owner
IfQownerF007b
Received as a gift

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Quilt top with unfinished edge
QuiltTitleF009
Log Cabin
BrackmanF011a
2573
OverallWidthF12a
61.5 inches
OverallLengthF012b
77 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Blue or Navy
Brown
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Very good/almost new
DateQuiltF023
1901-1929
FamDateF023c
1890-1925

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
320
SizeBlockF027
4 inches square
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
NumBlockPatF030
One
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
NumBordersF033
None

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
Silk
FabPrintF037
Print
Mourning Prints
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
Twill, brocade
ConstrucF038
Foundation Piecing
Hand Piecing
EmbellTechF038f
No

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
No filling

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Ehlers, Margaretha Schroeder

Quilt provenance

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

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Gift or presentation
QDesignF060b
Unknown
PresUseF062
Unknown

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Sewing scraps
OthSourceF063a
Old silk dresses.
TopSourceF064
Unknown

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Private

Quiltmaker personal information

MaidenF097b
Schroeder
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
3-11-1837
MarriageF099b
2-27-1866
DeathF100
7-4-1921
EthnicF101
German
RelAffF103
Lutheran
OccupationF104
Housewife
BirthplaceCityF098a
Holstein
BirthplaceCountryF098d
Germany

Quiltmaker address

CountyF106
Tama
CityF106a
Tama
StateF107
Iowa (IA)
CountryF108
United States

Quiltmaker Family history

FatherNameF109
Schroeder, Joachim
BplaceF109a
Germany
MotherNameF111
Schroeder, Margaretha
SpouseF113
Ehlers, Frederick C.
OccupationF115
Farmer
NoChildF116
8

Quiltmaker personal quilting history

LearnedToQuiltF117
From Relative

Image Information

InvenNumF075
IQRPS-9.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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