Wholecloth


Quilt Index Record: 46-7A-1D

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
DAR Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Permanent Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
64.132

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Wholecloth
AltNameF011
whitework
OverallWidthF12a
78 1/2 inches
OverallLengthF012b
86 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
PredomColorsF014
White
OverallColorF14b
One color/monochromatic
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DateQuiltF023
1800-1849
DateFinishF023b
ca. 1820

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Wholecloth

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
White
NumPiecesF042
5
WidthPiecesF042a
38, 16, 70, 30 1/2, 55 1/2
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Fringe
WidthBindF047
greater than one inch

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Medium (3/16?)

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
cotton
ThrColorF049b
white
NumStitchedF050
9
NumStitchF051
8
DesignF052a
Grid diamond
Outline
DesignF052b
Floral
Vines
Other
DesignF052c
Parallel lines
DesignF052d
baskets

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Keeler, Orella

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Ridgefield,
ProvStateF057d
Connecticut (CT)
ProvCountryF057f
USA
QuiltHistF059
Donor history states "Padded work counterpane made by Orrella Keeler of Ridgefield Conn. For her wedding outfit October, 1823. This quilt was made entirely by candlelight and used continuously for fifty years until her death at White Plains, N. Y."

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Wedding

Quilt ownership and contact info

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

Image Information

InvenNumF075
DARMuseum_64.132[12237].jpg
ImageConF075a
Full view of quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Digital
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
DAR Museum
CreditLineF080b
DAR Museum
CopyRestF080c
DAR Museum
DistribRestF080d
DAR Museum
DisplayResF080e
DAR Museum
LicenseF080f
DAR Museum

File Information

function
Image - medium display (250-550 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
8
30
2006
CE

File Upload

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Journal Upload

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Detail Images

Detail 1
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Detail 1 Caption
Basket of flowers

Detail Images


46-7A-121-233-DARMuseum-a0a0h4-b_8319.jpg
Basket of flowers

Additional Records

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