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Quilt Index Record: 4B-82-D6D

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
North Carolina Museum of History
InstProjNameF003a
North Carolina Quilt Project
InstInvContrNumF004
CB147
InstInvContrNumF004a
CB147

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
4
SizeBlockF027
33.5" x 38.75"
SpacingF029
Separated by cornerstones or connecting blocks sashing (different fabric in intersection)
OtherSpaceF029a
Triple sashing with Nine-patch corner blocks; 1.75" brown, 1.125" white, 1.75" brown; Hand sewn
SashWidthF032
Varies
NumBordersF033
3
BordDescF034
Triple border; 1.25" brown, 1" white, 1.25" brown; Cotton

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Relative of quiltmaker
SourceOtherF006a
Great granddaughter
DateDataF006b
01-12-1986; EM Holt School, Alamance County, NC
RelnQuiltF007
Quilt owner
IfQownerF007b
Inherited

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OwnerNameF010
Unknown
AltNameF011
Cotton Boll
OverallWidthF12a
79.5"
OverallLengthF012b
90"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Other
OtherShapeCornerF013c
2 - mitered corners, 3 - square, 1 - rounded
PredomColorsF014
White
Brown
Green
OverCondF015
Very good/almost new
RepairsF017
Other
OtherRepairsF017a
Unspecified repair
RepairHistF018
Unwashed
DateQuiltF023
1850-1875
FamDateF023c
1825
OtherExDateF023d
Circa 1860
OtherDateF023e
Kirkpatrick, Erma

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
Print
UniqueF037b
Home dyed, possibly walnut
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
OtherFabF040a
Possibly flour sack pieces; Vertical seams
NumPiecesF042
5
WidthPiecesF042a
1.2", 26", 26.5", 21.25", 3.5"
DescBackF043
Hand sewn

Quilt binding

UniqueBindF045a
Applied binding; Two-step; Green print on 2 sides, white on two sides
ConstrucBindF046
Straight grain
Hand sewn
WidthBindF047
half inch - one inch
BindWidthF047a
1/2"

Quilt batting

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

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Single thread
ThrColorF049b
White, brown
NumStitchedF050
14
NumStitchF051
17
KnotsF051b
yes
DesignF052a
Other
DesignF052b
Other
DesignF052d
Block: follows top design with 8 hearts; Set and border: zig zag in center, parallel straight lines in other two, in groups of three

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
Visible knots on back; Quilt was "hidden with other valuables in a trunk in a swamp during the Civil War."

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Smoot, Temperance

Quilt provenance

ProvCountyF057b
Davie or Rowan County
ProvStateF057d
North Carolina (NC)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
QuiltHistF059
Owner described how she received quilt as "legacy".

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Unknown

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Purchased new
TopSourceF064
Unknown

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerCityF084
Burlington
OwnerCountyF085
Alamance County
OwnerStateF086
North Carolina (NC)
OwnerZipF087
27215

Other source materials available for this quilt

RelItemsF088a
Appeared in the book "North Carolina Quilts"; plate 3-23. Two sketches on documentation sheet.

Quiltmaker personal information

GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
Unknown
DeathF100
Unknown
EthnicF101
Scotch-Irish
RelAffF103
Protestant
OccupationF104
Housewife
BirthplaceCityF098a
Davie City
BirthplaceStateF098b
North Carolina
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States

Quiltmaker address

CityF106a
Davie City
StateF107
North Carolina (NC)
CountryF108
United States

Quiltmaker Family history

SpouseF113
Smoot, Sanford
OccupationF115
Farmer

Other quilts made by quiltmaker

AddNotesF132
Made other quilts

Image Information

ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
positive/transparency
SourceSizeF078
35 mm; 4" x 5"
DateF079
1
12
1986
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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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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