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Quilt Index Record: 4B-82-233

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
North Carolina Museum of History
InstProjNameF003a
North Carolina Quilt Project
InstInvContrNumF004
BA22
InstInvContrNumF004a
BA022

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
9
SizeBlockF027
23.5" x 23.5"
SpacingF029
Separated by cornerstones or connecting blocks sashing (different fabric in intersection)
OtherSpaceF029a
Triple sashing with checkered center; red, white, red cotton; Hand sewn
SashWidthF032
2.75"
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
Single 5" appliqued border of swag and tassel, red with green cotton

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Relative of quiltmaker
SourceOtherF006a
Granddaughter
DateDataF006b
11-23-1985; Methodist College, Fayetteville, NC
RelnQuiltF007
Quilt owner
IfQownerF007b
Inherited

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OwnerNameF010
Unknown
AltNameF011
Eight Pointed Star with Plumes
OverallWidthF12a
91"
OverallLengthF012b
92.5"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Green
Red
White
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DamageF016
Other
OtherDamageF016a
Unspecified damage
RepairsF017
Other
OtherRepairsF017a
One repair on edge
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
FamDateF023c
1910-1919
OtherExDateF023d
Circa 1875-1890
OtherDateF023e
Battle, Martha

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Other
OtherFabF040a
Domestic; Vertical seams
ColorBackingF040b
White
WidthPiecesF042a
32.5"
DescBackF043
Hand sewn

Quilt binding

UniqueBindF045a
Applied binding; Two-step; Red
ConstrucBindF046
Straight grain
Hand sewn
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
BindWidthF047a
1/4"

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Medium (3/16")

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Single thread
ThrColorF049b
Green, white
NumStitchedF050
14
NumStitchF051
14
KnotsF051b
yes
DesignF052a
Other
DesignF052b
Other
DesignF052d
Block: follows top design with holly leaves; Set: straight; Border: follows swag

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
Visible knots on front and back

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Thompson, Lena

Quilt provenance

ProvCountyF057b
Wilson County
ProvStateF057d
North Carolina (NC)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Unknown

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Purchased new
TopSourceF064
Unknown

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerCityF084
St. Pauls
OwnerCountyF085
Robeson County
OwnerStateF086
North Carolina (NC)
OwnerZipF087
28384

Quiltmaker personal information

MaidenF097b
Applewhite
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
1878
DeathF100
1948
EthnicF101
English
RelAffF103
Methodist
OccupationF104
Homemaker
BirthplaceCityF098a
Wilson County
BirthplaceStateF098b
North Carolina
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States

Quiltmaker address

CountyF106
Wilson County
StateF107
North Carolina (NC)
CountryF108
United States

Quiltmaker Family history

FatherNameF109
Applewhite, Jonathan
MotherNameF111
Whitley, Virginia
SpouseF113
Thompson, Benjamin Joyner
OccupationF115
Farmer
NoChildF116
5

Other quilts made by quiltmaker

AddNotesF132
Made other quilts, with owner; Children: Virginia, Elsie, Oralee, Mariah, Benjamin

Other source materials available for quiltmaker

OtherSourceMat
No photo of quiltmaker

Image Information

ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Slide
SourceSizeF078
35 mm
DateF079
11
23
1985
CE
photocredit079a1
Manley, Roger
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
North Carolina Museum of History
CreditLineF080b
North Carolina Quilt Project
CopyRestF080c
North Carolina Museum of History

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Contributing Institutions
MATRIX: Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University, Michigan State University Museum, Alliance For American Quilts
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Quilt Index
Resource Type
StillImage

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