Baskets


Quilt Index Record: 18-36-8B

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
State Historical Society of Iowa
InstProjNameF003a
Mary Barton Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
1988.64.27

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Quilt collector
Author/researcher
RelnQuiltF007
Quilt collector
IfQownerF007b
Purchased the quilt

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OwnerNameF010
Baskets
OverallWidthF12a
72 inches
OverallLengthF012b
75 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Yellow
White
Rust
Pink
Green
Brown
Blue or Navy
Beige or Tan
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
DateQuiltF023
1850-1875
FamDateF023c
c. 1865-1870

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
36 basket blocks; 25 plain blocks
SizeBlockF027
baskets = 8.25 inches square; plain blocks = 8.875 inches square
NumBlockPatF030
Two
BlockStyleF030a
Squares

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Print
Geometric
EmbellTechF038f
No
PaperF038i
no

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Woven or homespun
OtherFabF040a
Back is woven gray/blue, black and white plaid.
ColorBackingF040b
Black
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Hand sewn

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cannot tell

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
NumStitchedF050
Seven stitches per inch.
DesignF052a
Grid square
DesignF052d
Baskets quilted diagonal lines. Plain blocks are double line square grid.

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Quiltmaker, unknown

Quilt provenance

QuiltHistF059
Note with quilt; "this quilt 2 {to} go to ????? the blocks was sewed(sic) by my sister Mattie in 1865 and were given for a wedding present of use. Some of my mother's Aunt Mary Slater's and myself (sic) dresses and all calico was 50 cents per yard Civil War prices"

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Wedding
QDesignF060b
Bedding, daily use
PresUseF062
Museum collection

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Unknown

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Public Museum, Library or Institution
OwnerStateF086
Iowa (IA)
OwnerCountryF086b
United States

Image Information

InvenNumF075
1988.64.27.jpg
ImageConF075a
Full Image
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Slide
DigDateF079a
8
19
2008
CE
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Registrar,State Historical Society of Iowa
CopyRestF080c
Registrar,State Historical Society of Iowa
DistribRestF080d
Registrar,State Historical Society of Iowa
DisplayResF080e
Registrar,State Historical Society of Iowa
LicenseF080f
Registrar,State Historical Society of Iowa

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

data verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Evans, Jodi
dateverified
5
22
2008
CE

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