Flying Goose Chase


Quilt Index Record: 42-75-533

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Wisconsin Quilt History Project
InstInvContrNumF004
188

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Quilt owner
DateDataF006b
04-08-1989
RelnQuiltF007
Quilt owner
IfQownerF007b
Purchased the quilt
interviewerF007e
Wright, Marianne
locationF007f
Country Inn in Pewaukee, WI; Wisconsin Quilters, Inc.

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OwnerNameF010
Flying Goose Chase
AltNameF011
Wild Goose Chase
BrackmanF011a
2905a
OverallWidthF12a
71.75
OverallLengthF012b
85.5
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Blue or Navy
White
OverallColorF14b
Two color
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
DateBegunF023a
c. 1930s
DateFinishF023b
c. 1940s
FamDateF023c
c. 1940s
DateInfoF023f
The quilt was pieced in the late 1930s when the maker was in her twenties, and quilted in the 1940s.

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
30
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
NumBlockPatF030
1
BlockStyleF030a
Same block throughout
Squares
Triangles
NumBordersF033
3
BordDescF034
Outside border: white; then blue, then inside border: white. Overall measure: 4.75 in.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Broadcloth
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
EmbellTechF038f
No
UniqueF038h
The quilt has a diagonal pattern of single bands of blue geese on a white background. Where the bands of triangles intersect there is a blue square made from 4 blue triangles - 5 across the top row. The 4 intersections in the next row down is made from a white diamond inside a blue square (made from 4 blue triangles).

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
OtherFabF040a
Cotton muslin
ColorBackingF040b
White
DescBackF043
Machine sewn
Same fabric used throughout
Solid/plain

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
UniqueBindF045a
The same blue material that is used in the front block design.
ConstrucBindF046
Hand sewn
Home cut
Machine sewn

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cotton

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrColorF049b
White
DesignF052a
All-over-design
Outline

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Kirkland, Josephine
QuiltedByF055
Kirkland, Josephine

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Richfield
ProvCountyF057b
Washington
ProvStateF057d
Wisconsin (WI)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Purchase

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Unknown
QDesignF060b
Unknown
PresUseF062
Unknown

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Purchased new
Sewing scraps
OthSourceF063a
Scraps were found in her mother's collection
TopSourceF064
Unknown
PattSourceF065
Public domain

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerCountryF086b
United States
SourceInfoF088b
Dougherty, Lois J.
DateObtainedF088c
04-08-1989

Other source materials available for this quilt

RelItemsF088a
Josephine made over 150 quilts. It is unknown if she had children of her own, but she cared for forty foster children.

Quiltmaker personal information

GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
c.1910's
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States

Quiltmaker address

CountyF106
Washington
CityF106a
Richfield
StateF107
Wisconsin (WI)
CountryF108
United States

Quiltmaker Family history

NoChildF116
40 foster children

Other quilts made by quiltmaker

NumQuiltsF123
more than 50

Image Information

InvenNumF075
188a
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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file_format
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data verification

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verifiedby
Sylvia Adair
dateverified
10
27
2015
CE

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