Friendship Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 4-DB-39

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Signature Quilt Pilot Project
InstProjNameF003a
Signature Quilt Project Public Submission

Overall Quilt Description

QuiltTitleF009
Friendship Quilt
AltNameF011
Autograph
BrackmanF011a
14.12
OverallWidthF12a
63 inches
OverallLengthF012b
68 inches
PredomColorsF014
Lavender
Pink
Red
Yellow
TypeInscripF019
Date
Message
Multiple Names
OtherTypeInscripF019a
Two finished blocks were handed down with the quilt; evidently there was no room for two more blocks in the quilt. Inscriptions on hese two blocks were: 1) Virda B.; 2) Pearl, Beula, Francis, Nadene, Dolly.
ContInscripF020
1a Nellie Mattlage 1b Leona Hungate 1c Mrs. Bertha Mattlage 1d Mary E. Flick 1e Johnee Stroud 1f Mrs. P. J. Morton 2a Mrs. H. G. Moad 2b Nonnie 2c Kitty 2d Mrs. Nettie Boutz 2e Lula D. Morrow 2f Mrs. J. B. Stout 3a Ruby 3b N. E. Hester 3c Damie Limebarger 3d For Mr. & Mrs. Adams 25th Wedding Anaversary (sp.) April 5, 1924 Lida S. 3e Ida Blount Tidings to you 3f Ona 4a Mable R. Smith 4b Blanche Dick 4c Mrs. Thomas 4d Mrs. Jacob Flick 4e Mrs. Esher 4f Vona 5a Lois Flick 5b Laurette Taylor 5c Chloe Edwards 5d Fern Blount 5e Lecie Calvert 5f Effie & Willie
DateInscripF020a
April 5, 1924
MethodInscripF021
Embroidery
LocInscripF022
on block
DateQuiltF023
1901-1929

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Checked
Plaid
Solid/plain
Striped
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Blanket, buttonhole, or other decorative applique stitch
Hand Applique
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Neighbors and friends of Nell Andrews Adams

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Porterville
ProvCountyF057b
Tulare
ProvCountryF057f
United States
QuiltHistF059
Nell Adams moved with her family from near Hammon, Roger Mills County, Oklahoma to California in 1923. In 1924, her former neighbors in Oklahoma made and signed the blocks as an anniversary gift to Nell Adams and her husband, Richard. Nell Adams joined the blocks and quilted the quilt in Porterville, California.

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Anniversary
Autograph or friendship
Gift or presentation

Quilt design and materials sources

OthTopSourceF064a
Unknown

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnerNameF082a
Nancy Hornback
OwnerCityF084
Wichita
OwnerCountryF086b
United States
OwnerZipF087
67218
SourceInfoF088b
Nancy Hornback

Image Information

photocredit079a1
David Hornback

File Information

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

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Images

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Detail 1
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Detail Images


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