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Quilt Index Record: 4B-82-E55

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
North Carolina Museum of History
InstProjNameF003a
North Carolina Quilt Project
InstInvContrNumF004
EB57
InstInvContrNumF004a
EB057

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
9
SizeBlockF027
27" x 27"
SpacingF029
Separated by plain sashing
OtherSpaceF029a
Single red cotton sashing; Hand sewn
SashWidthF032
2"
NumBordersF033
None
BordDescF034
No border

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Quilt owner
DateDataF006b
11-23-1985; Arts/Science Museum, Statesville, NC
RelnQuiltF007
Quilt owner
IfQownerF007b
Received as a gift

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OwnerNameF010
Unknown
AltNameF011
Plume Circle Applique
OverallWidthF12a
65"
OverallLengthF012b
87"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Rounded
PredomColorsF014
White
Green
Red
OverCondF015
Very good/almost new
RepairHistF018
Unused; Unwashed
TypeInscripF019
Signature
Date
ContInscripF020
Emma Poovey / Jan. 23, 1877
DateInscripF020a
01-23-1877
MethodInscripF021
Embroidery
OtherMethodInscripF021a
Free embroidery, brown
LocInscripF022
other
OtherLocInscripF022a
Top center edge
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
FamDateF023c
1877
OtherExDateF023d
1877
OtherDateF023e
Woodring, Sarah
DateInfoF023f
Dated Jan 23, 1877

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
Print
ConstrucF038b
Other applique

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Woven or homespun
NumPiecesF042
3
WidthPiecesF042a
21", 34", 31"
DescBackF043
Solid/plain
Hand sewn

Quilt binding

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

Quilt batting

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

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Single thread
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
18
NumStitchF051
18
DesignF052a
All-over-design
Clamshell
DesignF052d
Follows top design; Block: clamshell background; Set: triple diagonal lines

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Poovey, Emma

Quilt provenance

ProvCountyF057b
Lincoln County
ProvStateF057d
North Carolina (NC)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Gift
QuiltHistF059
Quilt was a gift from owner's grandmother

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Unknown

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Purchased new
TopSourceF064
Unknown

Exhibition history of quilt

ExhibitListF067a
North Carolina Quilts: Selections from the NC Quilt Project, NC Museum of History, Raleigh, NC February 1 - June 11, 1989

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerCityF084
Lincolnton
OwnerCountyF085
Lincoln County
OwnerStateF086
North Carolina (NC)
OwnerZipF087
28092

Other source materials available for this quilt

RelItemsF088a
Appeared in the book "North Carolina Quilts"; plate 3-21, 3-22. Handwritten sheet about provenance, copy of ad, three sheets concerning auction.

Quiltmaker personal information

GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
Unknown
DeathF100
Unknown
EthnicF101
English
RelAffF103
Unknown
OccupationF104
Housewife
BirthplaceCityF098a
Lincoln County
BirthplaceStateF098b
North Carolina
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States

Quiltmaker address

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

Quiltmaker Family history

SpouseF113
Poovey, DS
OccupationF115
Farmer

Other source materials available for quiltmaker

OtherSourceMat
No photo of quiltmaker

Image Information

ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
positive/transparency
SourceSizeF078
35 mm; 4" x 5"
DateF079
11
23
1985
CE
photocredit079a1
Yenne, Anne
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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