Four Patch


Quilt Index Record: 1F-3E-1B

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Mountain Heritage Center
InstProjNameF003a
Southern Appalachian Quilts
InstInvContrNumF004
MHC82.03.005

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Blood relative of quiltmaker
SourceOtherF006a
Grandaughter
DateDataF006b
1982; 2004
RelnQuiltF007
Quilt owner
IfQownerF007b
Inherited

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Other
TypeObjOtherF008a
Unfinished quilt with feed sack backing attached to one edge.
QuiltTitleF009
Four Patch
BrackmanF011a
1106
OverallWidthF12a
54 1/8"
OverallLengthF012b
67"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
White
Red
Pink
Orange
Lavender
Green
Brown
Blue or Navy
Black
Yellow
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
OtherExDateF023d
1930-1950
OtherDateF023e
Merikay Waldvogel

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
80
SizeBlockF027
6 1/2" x 6 1/2"
ArrangeBlockF028
On point or rotated on 45 degrees
SpacingF029
Side by side
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
Printed flour sacking pieced together to make a border (2 3/4" - 1")

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Feedsack
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
Print
Plaid
Novelty
Multiple scrap
Geometric
Floral
Feedsack
Dotted
Checked
Striped
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
EmbellTechF038f
No
PaperF038i
no

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
OtherFabF040a
Feed sack
ColorBackingF040b
Cream
NumPiecesF042
4
WidthPiecesF042a
33 1/2" x 27"
DescBackF043
Hand sewn
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
Feed sack backing with trademark "Ubiko Milling Company" "Cincinnati, Ohio" "16 % Clover Bloom" Ubiko was a poultry feed developer. In Lexington, KY (1939) they sold products locally through Blue Grass Elmendorf Grain Corporation.

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Dills, Alice Minerva Enloe

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Dillsboro
ProvCountyF057b
Jackson
ProvStateF057d
North Carolina (NC)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
QuiltHistF059
Quiltmaker was married to William Allen Dills founder of Dillsboro, N.C., incorporated in 1889.

Quilt purposes uses

PresUseF062
Study or teaching aid
Museum collection
Exhibit

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Sewing scraps
Feed or flour sacks
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
Enloe, Alice Minerva
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
1859
MarriageF099b
1876
BirthplaceCityF098a
Jackson County
BirthplaceStateF098b
North Carolina
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
EnviroF104c
Rural

Quiltmaker Family history

SpouseF113
Dills, William Allen
OccupationF115
Member of N.C. legislature
NoChildF116
3
NoFemF116a
3

Image Information

InvenNumF075
I.MHC82.03.005
ImageConF075a
full image
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Slide
SourceSizeF078
2" x 2"
DateF079
2
2004
CE
photocredit079a1
Tim Barnwell
DigDateF079a
9
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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Image - large display (550 or more pixels)
file_medium
image
file_format
jpeg
file_size
904K
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
9
7
2007
CE

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