Patriotic Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 46-7A-C6

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
DAR Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Permanent Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
87.67.1

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Other
TypeObjOtherF008a
Backed Summer Spread
QuiltTitleF009
Patriotic Quilt
AltNameF011
Flag Quilt
BrackmanF011a
3983
OverallWidthF12a
66 9/32 inches
OverallLengthF012b
78 1/8 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Red
White
Blue
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Fair/worn
DateQuiltF023
1850-1875
DateFinishF023b
ca.1865

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Medallion or framed center
BlockStyleF030a
None
MedallionF031
40 3/4 x 37 3/4
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
White stars appliqued on blue ground around outside edge of quilt4 3/4 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
32, 33 1/2
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Woven tape
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
No filling

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Not quilted

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
ENGLISH WOOD DODGE, MARGARET

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Brooklyn
ProvStateF057d
New York (NY)
ProvCountryF057f
USA
QuiltHistF059
See DAR 87.67.2 and DAR 88.23 for quilts by same maker. Design is called "Stars and Stripes' and appeared in the July 1861 issue of Peterson's Magazine a women's periodical published in Philadelphia. The number of stars in the center represent the number of states in the Union from 1861 until 1863. The Smithsonian Museum of American history has a similar quilt: cat alog #T.8420, made by Mary Rochold -Teter dated 1861.

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_87.67.1[12039].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
10
11
2011
CE

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