Dogwood


Quilt Index Record: 46-7A-84

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
DAR Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Permanent Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
99.49

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Dogwood
AltNameF011
white dogwood
BrackmanF011a
82.994
OverallWidthF12a
77 inches
OverallLengthF012b
90 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Scalloped
ShapeCornersF013b
Scalloped
PredomColorsF014
Green
Yellow
Pink
White
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
TypeInscripF019
Single Inscription
Date
OtherTypeInscripF019a
1932
ContInscripF020
Lydia Moffett / 1932
MethodInscripF021
Embroidery
LocInscripF022
on border
OtherLocInscripF022a
corner
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
DateFinishF023b
1932

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Medallion or framed center
SubjQuiltF025
dogwood blossoms
NumBlockF026
22
SizeBlockF027
11 x11
SpacingF029
Alternating with plain squares
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
MedallionF031
32 x 32
NumBordersF033
2
BordDescF034
Brown triangular "tree trunks" on green around center. Dark green scalloped outer egde.

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
4
WidthPiecesF042a
35 1/2, 34 1/2 , 3 1/4 ,3 1/4
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Edges turned in/ no separate binding

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
No filling

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
cotton
ThrColorF049b
white
NumStitchedF050
9
NumStitchF051
9
DesignF052b
Floral
DesignF052c
Parallel lines

Quilt provenance

ProvCountryF057f
USA
QuiltHistF059
The maker Martha Louisa Pogue Moffet was also known as Lydia, and signed her quilt with this name.

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Unknown

Quilt design and materials sources

TopSourceF064
Commercial/Published source: Magazine
CommSourceF064b
Ladies Home Journal January 1912
AddNotesF066
The quilt is exactly like one found in Ladies Home Journal, January 1912 and was described as: "The dogwood quilt offers another good choice in flower design and one of unusual delicacy and coloring. The full-grown blossoms on the green background reminds us delightfully of the beauty of trees and flowers in early spring." The pattern was available for purchase at the price of fifteen cents. See file for copy of original article.

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_99.57[12126].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

data verification

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verifiedby
Vis, Virginia
dateverified
8
29
2006
CE

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