Puss in the Corner


Quilt Index Record: 46-7A-9F

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
DAR Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Permanent Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
86.136.2

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Puss in the Corner
AltNameF011
Jaco Family Quilt
BrackmanF011a
1669
OverallWidthF12a
67 3/4 inches
OverallLengthF012b
80 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Brown
Beige or Tan
Pink
OverCondF015
Poor/very worn
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
DateFinishF023b
ca. 1879

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
42
SizeBlockF027
10 x 10
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Alternating with plain squares
NumBlockPatF030
1
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
NumBordersF033
3
BordDescF034
Each 2 inches wide, solid fabric. Inner of red, center of tan, outer of brown.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
Print
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
NumPiecesF042
1
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Wool
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch

Quilt batting

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

Quilting description

ThrTypeF049a
cotton
ThrColorF049b
brown
NumStitchedF050
8
NumStitchF051
5
DesignF052a
Single parallel lines
Grid diamond

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
Backing of one piece of roller printed fabric.

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Jaco, Elizabeth Kefaver

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
PHILADELPHIA
ProvStateF057d
Pennsylvania (PA)
ProvCountryF057f
USA
QuiltHistF059
See 86.136.1 for quilt by Rebecca Ann Jaco, daughter in law of Elizabeth Kefavar Jaco.

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

Quiltmaker personal information

MaidenF097b
Kefavor
GenderF098
Female

Image Information

InvenNumF075
DARMuseum_86.136.2[11945].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

data verification

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verifiedby
Vis, Virginia
dateverified
9
6
2006
CE

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