Block Sampler


Quilt Index Record: 18-36-B8

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
State Historical Society of Iowa
InstProjNameF003a
Mary Barton Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
1988.64.144

Information source fields

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

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Quilt blocks or pieces
TypeObjOtherF008a
Individual quilt blocks stitched to muslin.
OwnerNameF010
Block Sampler
AltNameF011
Prairie Queen; Cut Glass Dish; Winged Square; Golden Gate; five Patch Star; Nine Patch; Little Vedar Tree; Indian Hatchet; Garden Patch; Broken Dishes; Mosaic #17; Turkey Track; Wandering Foot; Yankee Puzzle; Mosaic #10
BrackmanF011a
1656; 1703; 1802A; 1656; 1601A; 1311; 2050; 2815D; 1193A; 1132; 3109; 1130A
OverallWidthF12a
41 inches
OverallLengthF012b
70 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Unknown/Not Rated

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
Sixteen
BlockStyleF030a
Sampler

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Unknown
UniqueF037b
Various fabrics and prints used in the blocks.
EmbellTechF038f
No
PaperF038i
no

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
Described from top left to bottom right. #1 Prairie Queen (Brackman 1656). 11” square, blue and white prints #2 Cut Glass Dish, Winged Square, Golden Gates (Brackman 1703). 9.5” square, blue print and blue plaid. #3 5 Patch Star, 4X Star (Brackman 1802 a). 9.5” block, blue stripes. #4 Prairie Queen (Brackman 1656). 10.5” square, blue and white prints. #5 Nine Patch, Checkerboard (Brackman 1601 a). 3 squares, 3.5”, blue and red prints. #6 Little Cedar Tree (Brackman 1311 a). 2 blocks, 6.5” plus sashing. Blue print. #7 Indian Hatchet (Brackman 2050). Anvil variation (Barton). 9” square, blue & red print, red stripe. #8 Prairie Queen (Brackman 1656). 10.5” square. #9 Unnamed Pattern, unequal nine-patch (four patch in each corner, nine patch in middle). 9” square, blue and white print. #10 The Garden Patch (Brackman 2815 d).11” square, blue and white print, red and white print. #11 Prairie Queen (Brackman 1656). 10.5” square. #12 Broken Dishes, Double Square (Brackman 1193 a). 9” square, navy & white print, red & white print. #13 Mosaic #17, Mosaic #10, Ann & Andy (Brackman 1132). 11” square, blue & white prints. #14 Turkey Track, Wandering Foot, Iris Leaf (Brackman 3109). 12” square, blue & white print, brown print. #15 Yankee Puzzle variation (Brackman 1130 a). Navy print, red print, white print. #16 Mosaic #17, Mosaic #10, Ann & Andy (Brackman 1132). 9.5” square, blue print, red print.

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Ames
ProvCountyF057b
Story
ProvStateF057d
Iowa (IA)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Made by owner

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Teaching or learning sample
QDesignF060b
Other
PresUseF062
Museum collection
Study or teaching aid

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
1988.64.144.jpg
ImageConF075a
Full Image
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Slide
DateF079
9
21
1994
CE
DigDateF079a
5
29
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

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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

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yes
verifiedby
Evans, Jodi
dateverified
9
11
2008
CE

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