Double Sawtooth


Quilt Index Record: 4C-83-63A

Provenance

InstProjNameF003a
Quilts of Tennessee
InstInvContrNumF004
1307
InstInvContrNumF004a
1307a
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
ProvenanceF058a
Descent through family. The surveyed individual is the spouse of the quilt maker's great great nephew.

History

QuiltTitleF009
Double Sawtooth
LocMadeF057a
Afton
ProvCountyF057b
Greene
ProvStateF057d
Tennessee (TN)
ProvCountryF057f
USA
DateQuiltF023
1850-1875
OtherExDateF023d
c. 1860
OtherDateF023e
Bets Ramsey
QuiltTopF054
Lynch, Mrs.
QuiltedByF055
Lynch, Mrs.

Additional Quiltmaker Information

GenderF098
Female

Dimensions

OverallWidthF12a
86.25 inches
OverallLengthF012b
88 inches
SizeBlockF027
13 x 13
NumBordersF033
1
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight

Classification

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
AltNameF011
Gentleman's Fancy
TopSourceF064
Public domain/traditional pattern
PattSourceF065
Unknown
LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
18

Construction

ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique
EmbellTechF038f
No
PaperF038i
no

Condition

OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DamageF016
Fading

Materials

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Other
UniqueF037b
Pink resist
OverallColorF14b
Light or pastel colors
PredomColorsF014
Pink
White
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Alternating with plain squares
BordDescF034
Plain borders (matching alternate blocks) on four sides; 5.5 inches wide
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
FabFiberTypesF040
Woven or homespun
ColorBackingF040b
White
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)
UniqueBattF048b
Extremely thin
ConstrucBindF046
Straight grain
FeaturesF053
The six pointed stars in the center of the alternate blocks are pieced, stuffed and appliqued.

Quilting

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
Corded
Stuffed work
DesignF052a
Triple parallel lines
Patches outlined/in the ditch
DesignF052b
Wreaths

Information source fields

InstNameF003
Tennessee State Library and Archives
RelnQuiltF007
Quilt owner
IfQmakerF007a
Made entire quilt
IfQownerF007b
Inherited

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Image Information

InvenNumF075
1307a
ImageConF075a
quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Slide
DigDateF079a
5
20
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
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