Kihapai Pua O Kawai (Garden Island)


Quilt Index Record: 46-7A-7A

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
DAR Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Permanent Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
97.68

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Kihapai Pua O Kawai (Garden Island)
AltNameF011
Hawaiian applique
OverallWidthF12a
70 1/4 inches
OverallLengthF012b
65 1/4 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
PredomColorsF014
White
Gray
OverallColorF14b
Two color
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
RepairHistF018
Applique was originally blue/green now faded to grey.
DateQuiltF023
1901-1929
DateFinishF023b
ca. 1915

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Medallion or framed center
MedallionF031
36 x35
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
Three-cluster flower motifs at corners and mid-sides, flanked by single-cluster motifs, outer edge of solid fabric with scalloped inner edge, 14 inches wide.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
White
NumPiecesF042
1
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Front turned to back
WidthBindF047
half inch - one inch

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Medium (3/16?)

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
cotton
ThrColorF049b
white
NumStitchedF050
9
NumStitchF051
9
DesignF052a
Outline

Quilt provenance

ProvStateF057d
Hawaii (HI)
ProvCountryF057f
USA
ProvenanceF058a
Commemorative; Garden Island Newspaper
QuiltHistF059
Quilt belonged to the family of Rose Miranda of Honolulu, Hawaii The pattern was developed to commemorate the establishment of a weekly newspaper, "The Garden Island," in 1904 in Kauai. The quilt was completed circa 1909. The quilt was given to Mr. and Mrs. Edward A Manda as a wedding gift on August 30, 1946 in Honolulu, Hawaii, from George H. and Rose Miranda. George Miranda had been an agent for the orchard firm of Edward Manda in Honolulu as well as a typesetter for the Honolulu Star Bulletin.

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_97.68[13087].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)
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
6
2006
CE

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