Irish Chain


Quilt Index Record: 1F-3E-15

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Mountain Heritage Center
InstProjNameF003a
Southern Appalachian Quilts
InstInvContrNumF004
MHC2005.06.001

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Blood relative of quiltmaker
Quilt owner
SourceOtherF006a
Great Granddaughters
DateDataF006b
2005
RelnQuiltF007
Quilt owner
IfQownerF007b
Inherited

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Irish Chain
AltNameF011
Mary Moore's Double Irish Chain; Double Irish Chain
BrackmanF011a
1017; pattern variation
OverallWidthF12a
64"
OverallLengthF012b
86"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Red
Green
Cream
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DamageF016
Fading
Discoloration or dyes ran
Dirty
Stains
Wear to edge or binding
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
FamDateF023c
1900
OtherExDateF023d
1900
OtherDateF023e
Merikay Waldvogel

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
35
SizeBlockF027
10 1/2" x 10 3/4"
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
NumBlockPatF030
2
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
NumBordersF033
2
BordDescF034
Red inner border 2"; white outer border 1/2"

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
Green fabric possibly hand dyed.
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique
EmbellTechF038f
No
PaperF038i
no

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Cream
NumPiecesF042
2
WidthPiecesF042a
30 1/2"' 31 1/2"
DescBackF043
Hand sewn
Same fabric used throughout
Solid/plain

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
UniqueBindF045a
green binding fabric could be hand dyed.
ConstrucBindF046
Bias grain
Hand sewn
BindWidthF047a
3/4" - 1 1/4"

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Medium (3/16?)

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
cotton
ThrColorF049b
cream
NumStitchedF050
5
NumStitchF051
7
WidthF051a
1 1/2"
KnotsF051b
yes
DesignF052a
Single parallel lines
DesignF052d
Quilted through the binding.

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
Plain white blocks have corner appliqued blocks of green fabric. Green fabric appears to be hand dyed with indigo due to inconsistent fading.

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Hyatt, Ada Cannon Shope
QuiltedByF055
Hyatt, Ada Cannon Shope

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Otto
ProvCountyF057b
Macon
ProvStateF057d
North Carolina (NC)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance

Quilt purposes uses

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

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Unknown
TopSourceF064
Unknown
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
Shope, Ada Cannon
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
11/13/?
MarriageF099b
08/05/1896
OccupationF104
Homemaker
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
EnviroF104c
Rural

Quiltmaker Family history

SpouseF113
Hyatt, Robert Bradson
NoChildF116
4
NoFemF116a
4

Other quilts made by quiltmaker

AddNotesF132
This quiltmaker is the mother of the maker of quilt maker MHC2005.06.005.

Image Information

InvenNumF075
I.MHC2005.06.001
ImageConF075a
full image
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Slide
SourceSizeF078
2" x 2"
DateF079
2
2004
CE
photocredit079a1
Tim Barnwell
DigDateF079a
10
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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file_format
jpeg
file_size
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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
10
26
2007
CE

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