cockscomb


Quilt Index Record: 46-7A-55

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
DAR Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Permanent Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
85.6

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
cockscomb
AltNameF011
pomegranate
BrackmanF011a
41.46
OverallWidthF12a
76 inches
OverallLengthF012b
76 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Red
Yellow
Green
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DateQuiltF023
1850-1875
DateFinishF023b
1860s

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
four whole blocks, eight half blocks.
SizeBlockF027
37 1/2 x 38
ArrangeBlockF028
On point or rotated on 45 degrees
SpacingF029
Side by side
BlockStyleF030a
Squares

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
White
NumPiecesF042
3
WidthPiecesF042a
31 3/4, 36 1/2, 9 1/2
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Back turned to front
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch

Quilt batting

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

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
cotton
ThrColorF049b
white, blue
NumStitchedF050
7
NumStitchF051
8
DesignF052a
In-the-ditch
DesignF052b
Floral
Vines
DesignF052c
Grid/crosshatch

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
Applique design of pomegranates, flowers, buds and leaves growing out of small yellow vases. The green roller-printed fabric has small pink flower prints and the yellow roller-printed fabric has red flower prints with black stems.

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
West, Lucy Kemper

Quilt provenance

ProvCountyF057b
Garrard County
ProvStateF057d
Kentucky (KY)
ProvCountryF057f
USA
QuiltHistF059
This quilt won a blue ribbon at the Missouri State Fair in 1926.

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Unknown

Exhibition history of quilt

ExhibitListF067a
Quilts from a Young Country, Houston International Quilt Festival, 2008, Houston TX.

Contests entered

ContestListF071a
Missouri State Fair in 1926

Quilt ownership and contact info

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

Image Information

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)
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

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Vis, Virginia
dateverified
9
5
2006
CE

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