Log Cabin


Quilt Index Record: 1F-3E-30

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Mountain Heritage Center
InstProjNameF003a
Southern Appalachian Quilts
InstInvContrNumF004
MHC99.06.001a

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Other
SourceOtherF006a
Purchased quilt
DateDataF006b
1999; 2004
RelnQuiltF007
Other
IfQownerF007b
Purchased the quilt

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Log Cabin
AltNameF011
The Log Patch; American Log Patchwork; Colonial Block; Sunshine and Shadow variation
BrackmanF011a
2573; pattern variation
OverallWidthF12a
66"
OverallLengthF012b
77"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Red
Lavender
Green
Cream
Blue or Navy
Black
White
OverallColorF14b
Bright or primary colors
Light or pastel colors
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Fair/worn
DamageF016
Wear to edge or binding
Tears or holes
Stains
Quilting thread broken or ties missing
Fading
Disintegration of fabric
Dirty
Other
OtherDamageF016a
Rodent damage
DateQuiltF023
1901-1929
OtherExDateF023d
1900-1930
OtherDateF023e
Merikay Waldvogel

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
42
SizeBlockF027
11 1/2" x 11 1/2"
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
BlockStyleF030a
Squares

Quilt top materials and construction

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

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
OtherFabF040a
Backing is a floral print similar to an Eli Walker calico (red with a green three-lobed flower.
ColorBackingF040b
Red
NumPiecesF042
4
WidthPiecesF042a
4"; 21 1/4"; 21 1/4"; 22"
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout
Print
Machine sewn

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Back turned to front
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch

Quilt batting

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

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
cotton
ThrColorF049b
black
NumStitchedF050
5
NumStitchF051
6
WidthF051a
3/4"
KnotsF051b
yes
DesignF052a
Other
Echo
DesignF052d
In each red center an X has been quilted.

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
This quilt was purchased at an antique store in Haywood County, NC. Tag on quilt read "Made in McDowell County."

Quilt provenance

ProvCountryF057f
United States

Quilt purposes uses

PresUseF062
Study or teaching aid
Museum collection
Exhibit

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Unknown
Sewing scraps
Feed or flour sacks
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

Image Information

InvenNumF075
I.MHC99.06.001a
ImageConF075a
full image-block detail
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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Image - large display (550 or more pixels)
file_medium
image
file_format
jpeg
file_size
624K
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
25
2007
CE

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