Old Italian Blocks


Quilt Index Record: 46-7A-67

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
DAR Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Permanent Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
97.2.2

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Old Italian Blocks
AltNameF011
Tile Pattern
BrackmanF011a
2881
OverallWidthF12a
31 inches
OverallLengthF012b
36.5 inches
PredomColorsF014
White
Green
Red
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DateQuiltF023
1850-1875
DateFinishF023b
ca. 1860

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
42
SizeBlockF027
4 x4
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
NumBlockPatF030
2
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
Band of white with sawtooth edge on both sides, 4 inches wide.

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
2
WidthPiecesF042a
33 1/4, 2 5/8
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Back turned to front

Quilt batting

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

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
cotton
ThrColorF049b
white
NumStitchedF050
11
NumStitchF051
11
DesignF052a
Single parallel lines
Grid diamond

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
Sawtooth border is appliqued.

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltedByF055
Harker, Rebecca Gladstone
Gladstone, Rebecca

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Baltimore
ProvStateF057d
Maryland (MD)
ProvCountryF057f
USA
QuiltHistF059
See DAR 97.2.1 for another quilt by same maker.

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Baby or crib

Quilt ownership and contact info

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

Quiltmaker personal information

GenderF098
Female

Image Information

InvenNumF075
DARMuseum_97.2.2[12997].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
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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