Carpenter's Wheel


Quilt Index Record: 4B-82-8F5

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
North Carolina Museum of History
InstProjNameF003a
North Carolina Quilt Project
InstInvContrNumF004
DD28
InstInvContrNumF004a
DD028

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
One patch or allover
NumBlockF026
12
SizeBlockF027
20" x 20"
OtherSpaceF029a
Hand sewn set
SashWidthF032
None
NumBordersF033
2
BordDescF034
Double pieced border on each end: Aqua pique, brown/white chambray stripe; Picket fence design

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Relative of quiltmaker
SourceOtherF006a
Great niece
DateDataF006b
03-15-1986; First Baptist Church, Yadkinville, NC
RelnQuiltF007
Quilt owner
IfQownerF007b
Received as a gift

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OwnerNameF010
Carpenter's Wheel
AltNameF011
Rolling Star
BrackmanF011a
3795
OverallWidthF12a
72"
OverallLengthF012b
82"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Green
Yellow
Blue or Navy
Red
Orange
OverCondF015
Unknown/Not Rated
RepairHistF018
Unused
FamDateF023c
Pieced in 1959; Quilted in 1970
OtherExDateF023d
Pieced in 1959; Quilted in 1970
OtherDateF023e
Sullivan, Kathy

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Striped
Solid/plain
Checked
UniqueF037b
Blends; Aqua
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Synthetic
OtherFabF040a
Brushed; Blue polyester blend
WidthPiecesF042a
48.5"
DescBackF043
Machine sewn

Quilt binding

UniqueBindF045a
Hand sewn; Blue binding
ConstrucBindF046
Back turned to front
WidthBindF047
greater than one inch
BindWidthF047a
1.25"

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Polyester
BattLoftF048a
Medium (3/16")

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Single thread
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
9
NumStitchF051
10
KnotsF051b
yes
DesignF052a
All-over-design
Elbow/fan

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
Backing: Vertical seams; Knots on front

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Swain, Nancy Jane
QuiltedByF055
Sudie Mae Vestal

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Danville
ProvCountyF057b
Pittsylvania
ProvStateF057d
Virginia (VA)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Gift
ProvenanceF058a
Gift to owner when she graduated from Jonesville High School in 1960

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Other

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Sewing scraps
TopSourceF064
Commercial/Published source: Newspaper
OthTopSourceF064a
Ordered from paper
AddNotesF066
Dan River cotton mill, Danville, VA

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerCityF084
Ellicott City
OwnerStateF086
Maryland (MD)
OwnerZipF087
21043

Quiltmaker personal information

MaidenF097b
Adams
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
1883
DeathF100
1972
EthnicF101
Unknown
RelAffF103
Methodist
OccupationF104
Worked at Dan River cotton mill
BirthplaceCityF098a
Swan Creek, Yadkin County
BirthplaceStateF098b
North Carolina
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States

Quiltmaker address

CountyF106
Pittsylvania County
CityF106a
Danville
StateF107
Virginia (VA)
CountryF108
United States

Quiltmaker Family history

FatherNameF109
Adams, Samuel
MotherNameF111
Evans, Rebecca Caroline
SpouseF113
Swain, Arthur
OccupationF115
Farmer

Other quilts made by quiltmaker

AddNotesF132
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Other source materials available for quiltmaker

OtherSourceMat
Photo of quiltmaker, with quilt

Image Information

ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Slide
SourceSizeF078
35 mm
DateF079
3
15
1986
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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