Princess Feathers


Quilt Index Record: 46-7A-1F

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
DAR Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Permanent Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
69.144

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Princess Feathers
AltNameF011
Prince's Feather
BrackmanF011a
15.16
OverallWidthF12a
81 1/2 inches
OverallLengthF012b
83 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Red
White
OverallColorF14b
Two color
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DateQuiltF023
1800-1849
DateFinishF023b
1840-1850

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Medallion or framed center
BlockStyleF030a
None
NumBordersF033
2
BordDescF034
Red swag border around center circular motif, white outer border to fill out rectangular shape of quilt.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
White
NumPiecesF042
3
WidthPiecesF042a
29, 33, 20
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Bias grain
WidthBindF047
half inch - one inch

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
cotton
ThrColorF049b
white
NumStitchedF050
8
NumStitchF051
9
DesignF052a
Clamshell
Echo
Grid/crosshatch
Double parallel lines
DesignF052b
Feathering
Wreaths
DesignF052c
Parallel lines

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Carle, Dorothy Henrietta Scharff

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Pittsburgh
ProvStateF057d
Pennsylvania (PA)
ProvCountryF057f
USA

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Unknown

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_69.144[9522].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

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Image - medium display (250-550 pixels)
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image
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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

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yes
verifiedby
Vis, Virginia
dateverified
8
30
2006
CE

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