Folded Log Cabin


Quilt Index Record: 42-75-52F

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Wisconsin Quilt History Project
InstInvContrNumF004
194

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Blood relative of quiltmaker
Other
SourceOtherF006a
Great-granddaughter of the quilt maker
DateDataF006b
04-08-1989
RelnQuiltF007
Quilt owner
IfQownerF007b
Inherited
interviewerF007e
Hood, N.
locationF007f
Country Inn, Pewaukee, Wisconsin

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OwnerNameF010
Folded Log Cabin
AltNameF011
Log Cabin (Fields and Furrows Setting)
BrackmanF011a
2573
OverallWidthF12a
68.75 in.
OverallLengthF012b
79.5 in.
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Black
Blue or Navy
Maroon
Red
Yellow
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
Light or pastel colors
Bright or primary colors
Dark colors
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
FamDateF023c
c. 1885
DateInfoF023f
Mrs. Whitney was approximately 65 years of age when the quilt was made.

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
72
SizeBlockF027
8.5 x 8.75 in.
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
NumBlockPatF030
1

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
Silk
Wool
FabricTypeF036
Broadcloth
Flannel
Satin
FabPrintF037
Checked
Dotted
Plaid
Solid/plain
Striped
ConstrucF038
Foundation Piecing
EmbellTechF038f
No
PaperF038i
no

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Maroon
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout
Solid/plain

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Hand sewn
Home cut
Separate binding applied
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Wool

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Tied or tufted
ThrTypeF049a
Wool yarn
ThrColorF049b
Red
KnotsF051b
yes
DesignF052a
All-over-design
DesignF052d
Every block has a red wool tie in all four outer corners with 1 tie in the center of each side. An inner square in every block has a tie in all four corners. The ties are approx. 4 in apart and tied toward the top.

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
Every center square is made from red solid/plain fabric. The light and dark sides of the blocks are arranged in the Fields and Furrows setting. The interviewer evaluated the needlework as good.

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Whitney, Jane Rogers
QuiltedByF055
Whitney, Jane Rogers

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Stevens Point
ProvCountyF057b
Portage
ProvStateF057d
Wisconsin (WI)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
ProvenanceF058a
Great-granddaughter inherited quilt through her mother.

Quilt purposes uses

QDesignF060b
Bedding, daily use
PresUseF062
Keepsake/memento

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Sewing scraps
TopSourceF064
Public domain/traditional pattern
PattSourceF065
Public domain

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Private
SourceInfoF088b
Hood, Nancy
DateObtainedF088c
04-08-1989

Quiltmaker personal information

MaidenF097b
Rogers
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
1821
MarriageF099b
abt. 1840
DeathF100
1889
RelAffF103
First Baptist
BirthplaceCityF098a
Whitney/Northumberland
BirthplaceProvF098c
New Brunswick
BirthplaceCountryF098d
Canada
EnviroF104c
Rural

Quiltmaker address

CountyF106
Portage
CityF106a
Stevens Point
StateF107
Wisconsin (WI)
CountryF108
United States

Quiltmaker Family history

FatherNameF109
Rogers, Anthony
MotherNameF111
Rogers, Hannah
NoChildF116
9

Other quilts made by quiltmaker

AddNotesF132
Mrs. Whitney's parents lived in New Brunswick, Canada. Two of her children died at the ages of 12 and 16 from small pox. Another quilt has been documented in the Quilt Index under her name at #195, #196 & #197. Her daughter, Emma Grace Whitney West, has quilts documented in the Quilt Index at #198 & #199.

Image Information

InvenNumF075
194a
ImageConF075a
quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Slide
DateF079
4
8
1989
CE
DigDateF079a
4
1
2013
CE
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts
CopyRestF080c
Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts
DistribRestF080d
Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts
DisplayResF080e
Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts
LicenseF080f
Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts

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dateverified
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5
2015
CE

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