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Quilt Index Record: 4B-82-458

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
North Carolina Museum of History
InstProjNameF003a
North Carolina Quilt Project
InstInvContrNumF004
DA230
InstInvContrNumF004a
DA230

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Medallion or framed center
NumBordersF033
Various
BordDescF034
Series of borders surrounding center medallion: 14" pieced center, 4" print, 5.75" diamonds, 4.5" blue and orange circles, 4.875" diamonds, 4.5" brown print, 2.75" triangles, 3.875" brown print

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Relative of quiltmaker
SourceOtherF006a
Great-great-great-great granddaughter
DateDataF006b
11-02-1985; Single Brothers Workshop, Old Salem, NC
RelnQuiltF007
Quilt owner
IfQownerF007b
Inherited

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OwnerNameF010
Unknown
AltNameF011
Medallion Quilt with Sunburst Center
OverallWidthF12a
76"
OverallLengthF012b
80"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Rounded
PredomColorsF014
White
Blue or Navy
Red
Yellow
OverCondF015
Fair/worn
DamageF016
Disintegration of fabric
Other
OtherDamageF016a
Regular holes in red and yellow print, possibly brown flowers
RepairsF017
Rebound
OtherRepairsF017a
Original binding is covered with bias grain red and white stripe fabric
DateQuiltF023
1800-1849
FamDateF023c
1850
OtherExDateF023d
Circa 1830
OtherDateF023e
Newman, Joyce

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Chintz
FabPrintF037
Print
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
OtherFabF040a
Vertical seams
ColorBackingF040b
White
NumPiecesF042
3
WidthPiecesF042a
31.5", 32.25", 12.5"
DescBackF043
Solid/plain
Hand sewn

Quilt binding

UniqueBindF045a
Applied binding; Red and yellow print
ConstrucBindF046
Straight grain
Hand sewn
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
BindWidthF047a
3/8"

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16")

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Single thread
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
16
NumStitchF051
16
KnotsF051b
yes
DesignF052a
Other
DesignF052d
Follows top design

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
Visible knots on back

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Coltrane, Sophia
QuiltedByF055
Coltrane, Sophia

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Asheboro
ProvCountyF057b
Randolph County
ProvStateF057d
North Carolina (NC)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
QuiltHistF059
Quilt was passed through family

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Unknown

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Sewing scraps
TopSourceF064
Other
OthTopSourceF064a
Family and community
AddNotesF066
Chintz fabrics could be block prints

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerCityF084
Winston-Salem
OwnerCountyF085
Forsyth County
OwnerStateF086
North Carolina (NC)
OwnerZipF087
27104

Other source materials available for this quilt

RelItemsF088a
Appeared in the book "North Carolina Quilts"; plate 4-7; Sketch on documentation sheets; Handwritten sheet about maker and family

Quiltmaker personal information

MaidenF097b
McGee
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
1783
DeathF100
1882
EthnicF101
Unknown
RelAffF103
Protestant
OccupationF104
Housewife
BirthplaceCityF098a
Philadelphia
BirthplaceStateF098b
Pennsylvania
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States

Quiltmaker address

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

Quiltmaker Family history

FatherNameF109
McGee, Samuel
MotherNameF111
McGee, Busick
SpouseF113
Coltrane, Daniel
NoChildF116
9

Other quilts made by quiltmaker

AddNotesF132
Made other quilts, NC - family; Children: Nancy Coltrane Dicks was the sixth child of nine; Maker died at age 99

Image Information

ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
positive/transparency
SourceSizeF078
35 mm; 4" x 5"
DateF079
11
2
1985
CE
photocredit079a1
Manley, Roger
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
North Carolina Museum of History
CreditLineF080b
North Carolina Quilt Project
CopyRestF080c
North Carolina Museum of History

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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