Chapter Founder's Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 46-7A-17C

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
DAR Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Permanent Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
2011.7

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Other
TypeObjOtherF008a
unquilted pieced coverlet
OwnerNameF010
Chapter Founder's Quilt
OverallWidthF12a
83 inches
OverallLengthF012b
95 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Cream
OverallColorF14b
One color/monochromatic
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DamageF016
Disintegration of fabric
Mildew
TypeInscripF019
Date
Multiple Names
DateInscripF020a
January 1894
MethodInscripF021
Printed in the fabric
Embroidery
Ink
LocInscripF022
on block
DateQuiltF023
1901-1929
DateFinishF023b
1909

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
SubjQuiltF025
DAR chapter founder Harriet Louise Burroughs Torrey
NumBlockF026
270
SizeBlockF027
6" x 5 1/4"
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
NumBlockPatF030
4
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
MedallionF031
11" x 11"

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Silk
FabricTypeF036
Satin
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
EmbellTechF038f
Yes
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
Painting
Ink drawing
Photography/ photo transfer
UniqueF038h
matching silk ribbon sewn over seams
PaperF038i
no
EmbMatF039
Cotton thread
Metallic thread

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Silk
ColorBackingF040b
Blue or Navy
NumPiecesF042
5
WidthPiecesF042a
12", 12 3/4", 19 1/4, 19 1/4", 19 1/2"
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout
Solid/plain

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Edges turned in/ no separate binding

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Wool
BattLoftF048a
Medium (3/16?)

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Not quilted

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
Photo /painting in center of DAR Mary Sillman Chapter Founder surrounded by names of DAR officers,chapter members and family members.

Quiltmaker identification

MakerGroupNameF097
Mary Sillman Chapter DAR

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Bridgeport
ProvStateF057d
Connecticut (CT)
ProvCountryF057f
USA

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Commemorative
Gift or presentation
QDesignF060bPresUseF062
Museum collection

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Purchased new
TopSourceF064
Unknown

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Public- DAR Museum
OwnerNameF082a
DAR Museum
OwnerCityF084
Washington, DC
OwnerStateF086
Washington D.C.
OwnerCountryF086b
United States
OwnerZipF087
20006

Image Information

ImageTypeF076
Color
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
DAR Museum
CreditLineF080b
DAR Museum
CopyRestF080c
DAR Museum

File Information

function
Image - large display (550 or more pixels)
file_medium
image
file_format
jpeg
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
Vis, Virginia
dateverified
5
6
2014
CE

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Detail Images


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