1000 Pyramids


Quilt Index Record: 1D-FC-D12

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Massachusetts Quilt Documentation Project - MassQuilts
InstProjNameF003a
MassQuilts
InstInvContrNumF004
4694
InstInvContrNumF004a
OrH# 2249

Page 1 of 3 Maker/Owner

OwnerNameF082a
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
OwnerCityF084
Concord
OwnerZipF087
01742
OwnerCountyF085
Middlesex
OverallWidthF12a
92.5
OverallLengthF012b
87
QuiltTopF054
Alcott, Abigail May
OthPeopleF056CityF106a
Concord
BirthDateF099
1800
BirthplaceCityF098a
Boston
OccupationF104
social worker/ seamstress/ homemaker
DeathF100
1877 in Concord, MA.
SpouseF113
Alcott, A. Bronson
OccupationF115
teacher/philosopher
NoChildF116
4
MotherNameF111
May, Dorothy Sewall
BplaceF111a
Boston,MA
FatherNameF109
May, Joseph
BplaceF109a
Boston,MA
LearnedToQuiltF117
Unknown
WhenQuiltF118
Unknown
WhyQuiltF119
Unknown
AddNotesF132
possible quiltmaker/ no solid evidence.
AcquiredF058
Gift
ReasonsF060
Unknown
ProvenanceF058a
from descendants of Alcotts
TopSourceF064
Unknown
QuiltedByF055

Page 2 of 3 Technical Information

LayFormatF024
Unknown
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Unknown
ConstrucF038d
Unknown
ConstrucF038g
Unknown
ArrangeBlockF028
Unknown
SpacingF029
Unknown
OtherSpaceF029a
strips of triangles 3.5" wide
ShapeEdgeF013
T-cutout
OtherShapeEdgeF013a
Four Poster, 22 drop
NumBlockF026
25 horizontal rows
BlockStyleF030a
Triangles
SizeBlockF027
6.5 x 3.5
FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Unknown
FabPrintF037
Print
UniqueF037b
plain weave
PredomColorsF014
Beige or Tan
QuiltSpecColorF014a
Unknown
OverallColorF14b
Unknown
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
DesignF052a
Unknown
DesignF052b
Unknown
DesignF052c
Unknown
DesignF052d
chevrons
NumStitchedF050
8
WidthF051a
3/4"

Page 3 of 3 Technical Information

ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
MatUsedF048
Wool
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16
NumPiecesF042
6
FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
OtherFabF040a
badly stained & soiled
ColorBackingF040b
Cream
TypeInscripF019
Unknown
OtherTypeInscripF019a
No inscription
LocInscripF022
Unknown
MethodInscripF021
Unknown
RepairHistF018
This quilt is structurally sound.
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DamageF016
Dirty
BrackmanF011a
112d
AltNameF011
1000 Pyramids

Image Upload and Verification

ReposFile
4694.jpg
1D-FC-D12-775-4694.jpg
277212
image/jpeg; charset=binary
verify
yes
verifiedby
Donaldson, Beth
dateverified
3
27
2014
CE

Quilt provenance and Ownership extra fields

ProvStateF057d
Unknown
OwnershipF082
Public Museum, Library or Institution
OwnerStateF086
Massachusetts (MA)
OwnerCountryF086b
United States

Technical Information Extra Fields

ShapeCornersF013b
Unknown
RepairsF017
Unknown
DateQuiltF023
1850-1875
OtherExDateF023d
1850c
EmbellTechF038f
Unknown
PaperF038i
Unknown
EmbMatF039
Unknown
DescBackF043
Unknown
WidthBindF047
Unknown

Quilt design and materials sources extra fields

SourceMatF063
Unknown

Quiltmaker personal information extra fields

GenderF098
Unknown
MarriageF099bBirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
StateF107
Massachusetts (MA)
CountryF108
United States

Image Information

InvenNumF075
4694.jpg
ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
CopyRestF080c
Please contact Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House for permission to publish this image.

File Information

Contributing Institutions
MATRIX: Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences at Michigan State University, Michigan State University Museum
Publisher
Quilt Index
Resource Type
Still Image

Detail Images

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