Album


Quilt Index Record: 1F-3E-16

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Mountain Heritage Center
InstProjNameF003a
Southern Appalachian Quilts
InstInvContrNumF004
MHC95.07.001a

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Blood relative of quiltmaker
Daughter of quiltmaker
Quilt owner
DateDataF006b
1995; 2004
RelnQuiltF007
Quilt owner
IfQownerF007b
Inherited

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Album
AltNameF011
Friendship
BrackmanF011a
2414 variation
OverallWidthF12a
62"
OverallLengthF012b
82 1/4"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Black
Blue or Navy
Green
Orange
Pink
Purple
White
Yellow
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
Bright or primary colors
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DamageF016
Discoloration or dyes ran
Stains
OtherDamageF016a
yellow crocking and dye bleed on front
TypeInscripF019
Date
Multiple Names
Other
OtherTypeInscripF019a
birth and death dates
ContInscripF020
Strip one: Oval Willis; Addie Willis; Lewis Willis; Rose Buchanan; Strip 2: Cora Bell Buchanan; Lizzy Sparks; Bettie Willis; Nora Willis Strip 3: Eliza Buchanan; Eliza Willis Borned March 24 1912 Died Nov 12 - 1931; Clothas Willis
MethodInscripF021
Embroidery
LocInscripF022
on block
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
OtherExDateF023d
1930-1950
OtherDateF023e
Merikay Waldvogel

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
20
SizeBlockF027
13" x 13"
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Separated by plain sashing
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
SashWidthF032
3"

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Feedsack
FabPrintF037
Checked
Dotted
Feedsack
Floral
Geometric
Multiple scrap
Plaid
Print
Solid/plain
Striped
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Blanket, buttonhole, or other decorative applique stitch
EmbellTechF038f
Yes
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
PaperF038i
no
EmbMatF039
Cotton thread

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
OtherFabF040a
Feed sack
ColorBackingF040b
Cream
NumPiecesF042
6; 4 large; 2 small
WidthPiecesF042a
31" (4 large)
DescBackF043
Hand sewn
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
UniqueBindF045a
Feed sack
ConstrucBindF046
Back turned to front
Hand sewn
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
3
NumStitchF051
5
WidthF051a
1" - 1 1/4"
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
All-over-design
Single parallel lines
Other
DesignF052d
Chevron

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
Feed sack backing with trademark: "50 lbs. Net when packed" "Manufactured by Brown Milling Co. Johnson City, Tenn."

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Willis, Betty Lou Huskins
QuiltedByF055
Willis, Betty Lou Huskins

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Spruce Pine
ProvCountyF057b
Mitchell
ProvStateF057d
North Carolina (NC)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Unknown

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Autograph or friendship
PresUseF062
Exhibit
Museum collection
Study or teaching aid

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Feed or flour sacks
Sewing scraps
Unknown
TopSourceF064
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
Huskins, Betty Lou
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
1895
MarriageF099b
1909
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
EnviroF104c
Rural

Image Information

InvenNumF075
I.MHC95.07.001
ImageConF075a
full image
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

File Information

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file_medium
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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
8
29
2007
CE

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