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Quilt Index Record: 1F-3E-36

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Mountain Heritage Center
InstProjNameF003a
Southern Appalachian Quilts
InstInvContrNumF004
MHC2004.07.021a

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Quilt owner
Other
SourceOtherF006a
Executor of Estate
DateDataF006b
2004
RelnQuiltF007
Other
IfQownerF007b
Other
IfOtherF007d
Executor of Estate

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Checkerboard
AltNameF011
Four patch; Check
BrackmanF011a
2276b
OverallWidthF12a
66"
OverallLengthF012b
83 1/2"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Blue or Navy
Green
Pink
Red
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Fair/worn
DamageF016
Dirty
Disintegration of fabric
Fading
Open seams
Quilting thread broken or ties missing
Stains
Tears or holes
Wear to edge or binding
RepairsF017
Patched with period fabrics
RepairHistF018
Several blocks appear to have replacement patches.
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
OtherExDateF023d
1945-1955
OtherDateF023e
Merikay Waldvogel
DateInfoF023f
Estimated date based on fabric types used.

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
25 full blocks; 6 partial blocks
SizeBlockF027
12" x 12 1/2"
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Separated by sashing with cornerstones or connecting blocks
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
SashWidthF032
2 1/4"

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Feedsack
Muslin
FabPrintF037
Checked
Dotted
Feedsack
Floral
Geometric
Hand-dyed
Multiple scrap
Novelty
Plaid
Print
Solid/plain
Striped
Other
UniqueF037b
Several pictorial themed fabrics: colonial silhouette; Mexican; European.
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
EmbellTechF038f
No
UniqueF038h
Cornerstone fabric on quilt top is identical to the backing fabric, but is quite faded.
PaperF038i
no

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
OtherFabF040a
Floral print
ColorBackingF040b
Pink
NumPiecesF042
2
WidthPiecesF042a
32 1/2"; 32
DescBackF043
Machine sewn
Print
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Front turned to back
Hand sewn
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch

Quilt batting

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

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
cotton
ThrColorF049b
white
NumStitchedF050
4
NumStitchF051
4
WidthF051a
2 1/4"
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Outline
DesignF052d
Quilting follows checkerboard and sashing lines.

Quilt provenance

ProvCountyF057b
Macon
ProvStateF057d
North Carolina (NC)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Other
ProvenanceF058a
Owner was designated as Executor of estate.

Quilt purposes uses

PresUseF062
Exhibit
Museum collection
Study or teaching aid

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Feed or flour sacks
Old clothes
Purchased new
Sewing scraps
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.MHC2004.07.021a
ImageConF075a
full image - back 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

File Information

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image
file_format
jpeg
file_size
744K
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
11
1
2007
CE

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