Floral Wreath applique


Quilt Index Record: 46-7A-99

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
DAR Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Permanent Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
86.80

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Floral Wreath applique
OverallWidthF12a
82 inches
OverallLengthF012b
82 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
PredomColorsF014
White
Green
Red
QuiltSpecColorF014a
Cheddar Orange or Antimony or Chrome Orange
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Poor/very worn
DateQuiltF023
1850-1875
DateFinishF023b
1870

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
16
SizeBlockF027
18 x 18
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Separated by cornerstones or connecting blocks sashing (different fabric in intersection)
NumBlockPatF030
1
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
SashWidthF032
3
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
3 inch wide, tan along outsides, red in center. Orange square corner blocks.

Quilt top materials and construction

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

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Brown
NumPiecesF042
4
WidthPiecesF042a
25 1/2, 25 1/2, 25, 8 1/2
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Cotton
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
tan. white
NumStitchedF050
5
NumStitchF051
6
DesignF052a
Outline
DesignF052c
Grid/crosshatch

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Hornsby, Mrs.

Quilt provenance

ProvStateF057d
Louisiana (LA)
ProvCountryF057f
USA
QuiltHistF059
This info. was obtained from an article in the " Baton Rouge Morning Advocate", Oct. 12, 1964, and from a note left with the quilt by the last owner, Mrs. Mary Dickson Bridgeman: " This homespun quilt was made about 200 yrs ago by Dr. Hornsby's wife. She was 66 yrs old at the time. At one time the quilt was housed in the Old Arsenal Museum on the La. State Capitol grounds."

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_86.80[11955].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

function
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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