Blue Bird


Quilt Index Record: 1B-3A-6B4

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Louisiana Regional Folklife Program
Tech University
InstProjNameF003a
Louisiana Quilt Documentation Project
InstInvContrNumF004
1980

Information source fields

DateDataF006b
7/16/1989
IfQownerF007b
Received as a gift
IfOtherF007d
Friend

Overall Quilt Description

QuiltTitleF009
Blue Bird
OverallWidthF12a
68
OverallLengthF012b
79
PredomColorsF014
Yellow
White
Blue
Gold
OverallColorF14b
Dark colors
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
FamDateF023c
1933
OtherDateF023e
Date estimated by Susan Roach

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
SizeBlockF027
10.5 X 10.5
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Alternating with plain squares
NumBordersF033
4
BordDescF034
7.5 inches wide, Same Fabric

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
UniqueF038h
Applique, Pieced

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
DescBackF043
Solid/plain

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Back turned to front
Unfinished/raw edge
Hand sewn

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cotton

Quilting description

ThrColorF049b
Blue
NumStitchedF050
3
DesignF052d
By the Piece

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Unknown

Quilt provenance

ProvCountryF057f
United States

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnerCityF084
Cottonport
OwnerStateF086
Louisiana (LA)

Other source materials available for this quilt

RelItemsF088a
Mrs. Gauthier appliqued the top and her friends quilted it.

Other quilts made by quiltmaker

AddNotesF132
No information available.

Image Information

InvenNumF075
5054
SourceF077
Digital
HolderF080a
Louisiana Regional Folklife Program
CreditLineF080b
Louisiana Regional Folklife Program
CopyRestF080c
Dr. Susan Roach Louisiana Regional Folklife Program English Dept, P. O. Box 3162, T.S. Louisiana Tech University Ruston, LA 71272 Phone: 318/257-2728

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