Massachusetts


Quilt Index Record: 1F-3E-12

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Mountain Heritage Center
InstProjNameF003a
Southern Appalachian Quilts
InstInvContrNumF004
MHC98.02.069a

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Quilt owner
Relative of quiltmaker
DateDataF006b
1998; 2004
RelnQuiltF007
Quilt owner
IfQownerF007b
Inherited

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Massachusetts
AltNameF011
State of Massachusetts
BrackmanF011a
2053
OverallWidthF12a
55 1/4"
OverallLengthF012b
77"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Black
Blue or Navy
Brown
Red
White
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DamageF016
Dirty
Disintegration of fabric
Fading
Stains
Tears or holes
DateQuiltF023
1901-1929
OtherDateF023e
Merikay Waldvogel
DateInfoF023f
This pattern, one of a series of state blocks, appeared in "Hearth & Home" magazine and other farm magazines published by Vickery & Hill in Augusta, Maine, 1907-1912.

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
12
SizeBlockF027
15" x 14"
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Separated by sashing with cornerstones or connecting blocks
Separated by pieced pattern sashing
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
SashWidthF032
1 1/2"
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
Front to back keeping the checkerboard arrangement consistent.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Other
FabPrintF037
Checked
Dotted
Plaid
Print
Solid/plain
Striped
Other
UniqueF037b
Notice the recurring small squares of a blue-on-white print that simulates a copper-plate printed toile.
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
EmbellTechF038f
No
PaperF038i
no

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
OtherFabF040a
Backing is a purple, brown, and white Alamance Plaid.
NumPiecesF042
4
WidthPiecesF042a
5 1/2"; 22 1/2"; 22 1/2"; 3 1/2"
DescBackF043
Hand sewn

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Front turned to back
WidthBindF047
half inch - one inch

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
cotton
ThrColorF049b
white
NumStitchedF050
6
NumStitchF051
5
WidthF051a
1"
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
All-over-design
Elbow/fan

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
Possibly ravelings from feed sacks used as quilting thread. Ground fabrics on the top are a combination of plain, twill, and satin woven fabrics.

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Hall, Eunice Leona Taylor
QuiltedByF055
Hall, Eunice Leona Taylor

Quilt provenance

ProvCountyF057b
Buncombe
ProvStateF057d
North Carolina (NC)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
ProvenanceF058a
Inherited by Henry G. Hall, grandson of quilt maker. Mountain Heritage Center acquired the quilt from Barbara Hall, second wife of Henry G. Hall, Leicester community, Buncombe County, NC, after his death.
QuiltHistF059
Reportedly made in the Leicester community, Buncombe County, NC.

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Unknown
QDesignF060b
Unknown
PresUseF062
Exhibit
Museum collection
Study or teaching aid

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Unknown
TopSourceF064
Commercial/Published source: Pattern
CommSourceF064b
Hearth & Home magazine
PattSourceF065
Unknown

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Public Museum, Library or Institution
OwnerNameF082a
Mountain Heritage Center Western Carolina University
OwnerCityF084
Cullowhee
OwnerCountyF085
Jackson
OwnerStateF086
North Carolina (NC)
OwnerCountryF086b
United States
OwnerZipF087
28723

Quiltmaker personal information

MaidenF097b
Taylor, Eunice Leona
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
07/24/1868
DeathF100
04/23/1921
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States

Quiltmaker Family history

FatherNameF109
Taylor, Isom Andrew
MotherNameF111
Luther, Laura Ann Selena
SpouseF113
Hall, Henry Steven
NoMaleF116b
1

Image Information

InvenNumF075
I.MHC98.02.069a
ImageConF075a
full image - back detail
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Slide
SourceSizeF078
2" x 2"
DateF079
2
2004
CE
photocredit079a1
Tim Barnwell
DigDateF079a
7
2007
CE
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Mountain Heritage Center
CreditLineF080b
Use Restricted
CopyRestF080c
Mountain Heritage Center 828.227.7129
DistribRestF080d
Mountain Heritage Center 828.227.7129
DisplayResF080e
Mountain Heritage Center 828.227.7129
LicenseF080f
Mountain Heritage Center 828.227.7129

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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

verify
yes
verifiedby
Costa, Leslie
dateverified
8
22
2007
CE

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