Delectable Mountains


Quilt Index Record: 4C-83-2A6

Provenance

InstProjNameF003a
Quilts of Tennessee
InstInvContrNumF004
0468
InstInvContrNumF004a
0468a
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
ProvenanceF058a
Handed down through generations of namesakes. Descendants named "Lorena" inherit the quilt. Surveyed owner is named Lorena (perhaps eighth or ninth generation removed).

History

ProvCountyF057b
Tipton
ProvStateF057d
Tennessee (TN)
ProvCountryF057f
USA
DateQuiltF023
1800-1849
FamDateF023c
c. 1800
OtherExDateF023d
c. 1820
QuiltTopF054
Taylor, Lorena
SpouseF113
Tipton, Col. Jacob
OccupationF104
Homemaker
FatherNameF109
Taylor, Cleo Nathaniel
QuiltedByF055
Taylor, Lorena

Additional Quiltmaker Information

EnviroF104c
Rural

Dimensions

OverallWidthF12a
93
OverallLengthF012b
78
SizeBlockF027
4.5
ShapeCornersF013b
Embellished or trimmed (some type of decorative edging added)
OtherShapeCornerF013c
Square

Classification

AltNameF011
Delectable Mountains
LayFormatF024
Medallion or framed center

Construction

ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
UniqueF038h
Concentric rows of triangles and strips building medallion style from the center outward. Three sides are fringed.

Condition

OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DamageF016
Stains

Materials

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
Other
UniqueF037b
Indigo Resist
OverallColorF14b
Two color
PredomColorsF014
Blue or Navy
White
QuiltSpecColorF014a
Indigo Blue
BordDescF034
8.5", 3.5", 3.5", 6.5"
ShapeEdgeF013
Embellished or trimmed (some type of decorative edging added)
OtherShapeEdgeF013a
Straight
FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
OtherFabF040a
Fine weave
ColorBackingF040b
White
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)
ConstrucBindF046
Fringe

Quilting

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
12
DesignF052a
Double parallel lines
Clamshell
DesignF052b
Other
DesignF052c
Stipple
DesignF052d
Double row clamshell; paisley-shaped garland with leaves in center of quilt

Information source fields

InstNameF003
Tennessee State Library and Archives
RelnQuiltF007
Quilt owner
IfQownerF007b
Inherited

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Image Information

InvenNumF075
0468a
ImageConF075a
quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Slide
DigDateF079a
1
22
2004
CE
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Quilts of Tennessee
CreditLineF080b
Courtesy of Tennessee State Library and Archives
DistribRestF080d
Contact Tennessee State Library and Archives
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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
Publisher
Quilt Index
Resource Type
StillImage

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