Original Chrysanthemum in Pot


Quilt Index Record: 46-7A-D6

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
DAR Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Permanent Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
88.33

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Original Chrysanthemum in Pot
OverallWidthF12a
79 5/8 inches
OverallLengthF012b
64 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
PredomColorsF014
White
Brown
Pink
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Fair/worn
DateQuiltF023
1850-1875
DateFinishF023b
ca. 1870

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
4
SizeBlockF027
40 x 32
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
NumBlockPatF030
1
BlockStyleF030a
Squares

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique
ConstrucF038d
Dimensional applique

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Cream
NumPiecesF042
3
WidthPiecesF042a
9 1/2, 28 1/2, 26 1/2
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Front turned to back
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Medium (3/16?)

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
cotton
ThrColorF049b
white
NumStitchedF050
8
NumStitchF051
9
DesignF052a
Grid square
Outline
DesignF052b
Other
DesignF052c
Parallel lines
DesignF052d
hearts

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Greeson, Louisa Harrison Hatchett

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Prescott
ProvStateF057d
Arkansas (AR)
ProvCountryF057f
USA
QuiltHistF059
Made by Louisa Harrison Hatchett Greeson, born in Hardin County, Tennessee. She married Hartwell Greeson in 1864 and moved to Prescott, Arkansas. She had her first child there in 1866. She raised four children of her own and several from a previous marriage.

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
Harrison
GenderF098
Female
MarriageF099b
1864

Quiltmaker Family history

SpouseF113
Greeson, Hartwell

Image Information

InvenNumF075
DARMuseum_88.33[385].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
9
20
2006
CE

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