Garfield's Monument


Quilt Index Record: 1F-3E-7

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Mountain Heritage Center
InstProjNameF003a
Southern Appalachian Quilts
InstInvContrNumF004
MHC98.02.070

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Relative of quiltmaker
Quilt owner
DateDataF006b
1998; 2004
RelnQuiltF007
Quilt owner
IfQownerF007b
Inherited

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Garfield's Monument
BrackmanF011a
888; pattern variation
OverallWidthF12a
70 1/2"
OverallLengthF012b
73 1/2"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
White
Red
OverallColorF14b
Two color
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DamageF016
Stains
Mildew
Fading
Dirty
DateQuiltF023
1901-1929
OtherExDateF023d
1900 - 1930
OtherDateF023e
Merikaye Waldvogel

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
36
SizeBlockF027
11" x 11"
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
Vertical borders only along the left and right edges.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Print
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
EmbellTechF038f
No
PaperF038i
no

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Other
Cotton
OtherFabF040a
Gauze-like cotton
ColorBackingF040b
White
NumPiecesF042
3
WidthPiecesF042a
33 1/2"; 33 1/2"; 5 1/2"
DescBackF043
Solid/plain
Hand sewn

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Other
Plain weave
UniqueBindF045a
Cotton gauze-like
ConstrucBindF046
Back turned to front
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
BindWidthF047a
1/3"

Quilt batting

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

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
white
NumStitchedF050
7"
NumStitchF051
7"
WidthF051a
1 3/4"; 1/2"
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Single parallel lines
Outline
DesignF052c
Parallel lines

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
"Garfield's Monument" pattern reverses at horizontal midpoint. Water lines and discoloration throughout; backing has evidence of previously active mold in center back.

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Hall, Eunice Leona Taylor
QuiltedByF055
Hall, Eunice Leona Taylor

Quilt provenance

ProvCountyF057b
Buncombe
ProvStateF057d
North Carolina (NC)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
ProvenanceF058a
Inherited by Henry G. Hall, grandson of quiltmaker.Mountain Heritage Center acquired the quilt from Barbara Hall, second wife of Henry G. Hall, Leicester community, Buncombe County, NC after his death.
QuiltHistF059
Reportedly made in the Leicester community of Buncombe County, NC.

Quilt purposes uses

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

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Unknown
TopSourceF064
Commercial/Published source: Pattern
CommSourceF064b
Ladies Art Company
PattSourceF065
Unknown
AddNotesF066
Quilter's own modification of pattern.

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
Taylor, Eunice Leona
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
07/24/1868
DeathF100
04/23/1921
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States

Quiltmaker Family history

FatherNameF109
Taylor, Isom Andrew
MotherNameF111
Luther, Laura Ann Selena
SpouseF113
Hall, Henry Steven
NoMaleF116b
1

Image Information

InvenNumF075
I.MHC98.02.070
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

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file_medium
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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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