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Quilt Index Record: 4B-82-83

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
North Carolina Museum of History
InstProjNameF003a
North Carolina Quilt Project
InstInvContrNumF004
AA132
InstInvContrNumF004a
AA132

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
16
SizeBlockF027
19.5" x 19.5"
SpacingF029
Separated by plain sashing
OtherSpaceF029a
Dark green cotton sashing
SashWidthF032
7/8"
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
Single 3.375" dark green cotton border

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Daughter of quiltmaker
DateDataF006b
10-29-1985; Parks and Rec. Building, Greenville, NC
RelnQuiltF007
Quilt owner
IfQownerF007b
Received as a gift

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OwnerNameF010
Unknown
AltNameF011
Mexican Rose
OverallWidthF12a
89"
OverallLengthF012b
90"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Green
Yellow
Red
Beige or Tan
OverCondF015
Very good/almost new
RepairHistF018
Unused; Unwashed
TypeInscripF019
Signature
ContInscripF020
R. A. Barrett
MethodInscripF021
Stamped
Ink
DateQuiltF023
1901-1929
FamDateF023c
1921
OtherExDateF023d
1921
OtherDateF023e
Hall, Fannye

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
Natural color listed
ConstrucF038b
Machine Applique

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Other
OtherFabF040a
Domestic; Natural color
ColorBackingF040b
Beige or Tan
NumPiecesF042
3
WidthPiecesF042a
32.25", 34", 21.625"
DescBackF043
Solid/plain
Hand sewn

Quilt binding

UniqueBindF045a
Applied binding; Two-step
ConstrucBindF046
Straight grain
Hand sewn
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
BindWidthF047a
3/16"

Quilt batting

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

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Single thread
ThrColorF049b
White, green
NumStitchedF050
24
NumStitchF051
24
DesignF052a
Grid/crosshatch
DesignF052d
Block: by the piece with a plume shaped to fit space between leaf and blossom; Set: zigzag; Border: crosshatch

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
Documenter comments: "Beautiful stitching"

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Bynum, Helen
QuiltedByF055
Bynum, Helen

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Farmville
ProvCountyF057b
Pitt County
ProvStateF057d
North Carolina (NC)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Gift

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Wedding

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Purchased new
TopSourceF064
Unknown
AddNotesF066
Stamped R. A. Barrett (father of maker); Khin 321

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerCityF084
Farmville
OwnerCountyF085
Pitt County
OwnerStateF086
North Carolina (NC)
OwnerZipF087
27828

Quiltmaker personal information

MaidenF097b
Barrett
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
1891
DeathF100
1971
EthnicF101
Caucasian
RelAffF103
Methodist
OccupationF104
Homemaker
BirthplaceCityF098a
Pitt County
BirthplaceStateF098b
North Carolina
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States

Quiltmaker address

CountyF106
Pitt County
CityF106a
Farmville
StateF107
North Carolina (NC)
CountryF108
United States

Quiltmaker Family history

FatherNameF109
Barrett, Edgar A.
MotherNameF111
Wooten, Betty
SpouseF113
Bynum, Joseph Henry Sr.
OccupationF115
Mail carrier
NoChildF116
2
NoFemF116a
1
NoMaleF116b
1

Other quilts made by quiltmaker

AddNotesF132
Made other quilts, Raleigh, NC; Children: Joseph Henry, Jr., Margaret

Other source materials available for quiltmaker

OtherSourceMat
Owner has photo of quiltmaker

Image Information

ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Slide
SourceSizeF078
35 mm
DateF079
10
29
1985
CE
photocredit079a1
Williams, Martha
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
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