Dresden Plate


Quilt Index Record: 47-7B-57

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Connecticut Quilt Search
InstProjNameF003a
Connecticut Quilt Search Project
InstInvContrNumF004
85

Information source fields

SourceOtherF006a
Mother
DateDataF006b
10/3/1992
interviewerF007e
EO,BH,LL
locationF007f
Washington

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OwnerNameF010
Dresden Plate
AltNameF011
Scrap
OverallWidthF12a
64
OverallLengthF012b
81
OtherShapeCornerF013c
4 corners butted
PredomColorsF014
Yellow
White
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949

Quilt top description

NumBlockF026
20
SizeBlockF027
16 square
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
BordDescF034
No border

Quilt top materials and construction

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

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
OtherFabF040a
Backing fabric print is soild, Backing condition is good

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Front turned to back
Straight grain

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cannot tell
BattLoftF048a
Medium (3/16")

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
8
DesignF052a
Grid diamond
Outline
DesignF052d
Heavy/close quilting, Spider web

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
Repeat blocks

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Davis, Laura

Quilt provenance

ProvCountryF057f
United States
ProvenanceF058a
Inherited

Quiltmaker personal information

BirthDateF099
1897
BirthplaceStateF098b
New York (NY)

Other quilts made by quiltmaker

AddNotesF132
Where quiltmaker lived: New York, Ansonia, CT., Seymour, CT.

Image Information

SourceF077
Slide
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Connecticut Quilt Search Project
CreditLineF080b
Connecticut Quilt Search Project
CopyRestF080c
Sue Reich, Connecticut Quilt Search Project

File Information

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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