Friendship Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 46-7A-C7

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
DAR Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Permanent Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
87.67.2

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Friendship Quilt
AltNameF011
Album Quilt
OverallWidthF12a
75 5/8 inches
OverallLengthF012b
83 1/8 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
PredomColorsF014
White
Brown
Pink
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Fair/worn
RepairHistF018
Quilted in 1902
TypeInscripF019
Initials
Multiple Names
ContInscripF020
(initials and names in ink or embroidered in various blocks)
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
DateFinishF023b
1866-1902

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
90
SizeBlockF027
8 1/4 x 8 1/4
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Other
OtherSpaceF029a
Alternating with appliqued circle blocks
NumBlockPatF030
numerous
BlockStyleF030a
Squares

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
Machine Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Cream
NumPiecesF042
2
WidthPiecesF042a
33 3/4 , 38 3/4
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout
Print

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Back turned to front
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cannot tell
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
cotton
ThrColorF049b
white
NumStitchedF050
7
NumStitchF051
5
DesignF052a
Grid diamond

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
Pieced blocks of a variety of designs, many with inked or embroidered names, alternate with blocks containing appliqued circle motifs that are unsigned.

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Dodge, Margaret E
Other, friends

Quilt provenance

ProvStateF057d
New York (NY)
ProvCountryF057f
USA
QuiltHistF059
See DAR 87.67.1 and DAR 88.23 for other quilts by the same maker.

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

GenderF098
Female

Image Information

InvenNumF075
DARMuseum_87.67.2[381].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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yes
verifiedby
Vis, Virginia
dateverified
9
5
2006
CE

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