Appliqued Iris


Quilt Index Record: 42-75-535

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Wisconsin Quilt History Project
InstInvContrNumF004
198

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Blood relative of quiltmaker
Quilt owner
Other
SourceOtherF006a
Granddaughter of quilt maker
DateDataF006b
04-08-1989
RelnQuiltF007
Quilt owner
IfQownerF007b
Inherited
interviewerF007e
Reppert, Dolores
locationF007f
Country Inn-Pewaukee/Waukesha County, Wisconsin

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OwnerNameF010
Appliqued Iris
AltNameF011
Iris (Mountain Mist)
BrackmanF011a
37.742
OverallWidthF12a
67 in.
OverallLengthF012b
79 in.
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Blue or Navy
Green
Lavender
Orange
Pink
White
Yellow
QuiltSpecColorF014a
Nile Green
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
Light or pastel colors
DamageF016
Other
OtherDamageF016a
Used. A great-granddaughter sat on the quilt with a ball point pen. It leaked out a spot about the size of a silver dollar.
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
FamDateF023c
c. 1930
DateInfoF023f
Mrs. West was approximately 70 years of age when the quilt was made.

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
28
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
Other
OtherSpaceF029a
Hexagonal blocks are sewn side by side. A green sashing is appliqued over the seams on two sides of each block.
NumBlockPatF030
1
BlockStyleF030a
Hexagons
NumBordersF033
3
BordDescF034
Thin inner solid nile green border, wider white border, and another thin nile green border.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Broadcloth
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique
EmbellTechF038f
No

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
Other
OtherFabF040a
Cotton Percale
ColorBackingF040b
White
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout
Solid/plain

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Cotton
ConstrucBindF046
Bias grain
Commercial
Hand sewn
Machine sewn
Separate binding applied
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Sheet
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16
UniqueBattF048b
Cotton flannel sheet

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
DesignF052a
All-over-design
Double parallel lines
DesignF052c
Parallel lines
DesignF052d
Diagonal double parallel lines are quilted all over the top. They are stitched over the applique design. The stitches are small size and even.

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
West, Emma Grace Whitney
QuiltedByF055
West, Emma Grace Whitney

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Stevens Point
ProvCountyF057b
Portage
ProvStateF057d
Wisconsin (WI)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
ProvenanceF058a
The owner inherited the quilt from her grandmother through her mother.

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Purchased new
TopSourceF064
Commercial/Published source: Pattern
CommSourceF064b
Iris Quilt, Mountain Mist, copyright 1935
PattSourceF065
Public domain

Quilt ownership and contact info

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

Quiltmaker personal information

MaidenF097b
Whitney
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
04-04-1865
MarriageF099b
09-29-1883
DeathF100
11-22-1941
EthnicF101
Canadian
RelAffF103
Baptist
OccupationF104
Homemaker
BirthplaceCityF098a
Whitneyville
BirthplaceProvF098c
New Brunswick
BirthplaceCountryF098d
Canada
EnviroF104c
Rural

Quiltmaker address

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

Quiltmaker Family history

FatherNameF109
Whitney Sr, George W.
BplaceF109a
Whitney/ Northumberland, New Brunswick, Canada
EthBkgrndF110
Canadian
MotherNameF111
Whitney, Jane Rodgers
BplaceF111a
Whitney/ Northumberland, New Brunswick, Canada
EthBkgrndF112
Canadian
SpouseF113
West Sr. , William E.
OccupationF115
Conductor on the SOO Line Railroad
NoChildF116
6
NoFemF116a
3
NoMaleF116b
3

Other quilts made by quiltmaker

AddNotesF132
Mrs. West's parents lived in Whitneyville, New Brunswick, Canada. Another quilt has been documented in the Quilt Index under her name at #199.

Image Information

InvenNumF075
198a
ImageConF075a
quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Slide
DateF079
4
8
1989
CE
DigDateF079a
4
2
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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