Whig Rose


Quilt Index Record: 4C-83-645

Provenance

InstProjNameF003a
Quilts of Tennessee
InstInvContrNumF004
1318
InstInvContrNumF004a
1318a
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
ProvenanceF058a
According to family lore, this quilt was buried for protection from theft during the Civil War.

History

QuiltTitleF009
Whig Rose
ProvCountyF057b
Greene
ProvStateF057d
Tennessee (TN)
ProvCountryF057f
USA
DateQuiltF023
1850-1875
FamDateF023c
c. 1850
QuiltTopF054
Susong, Hester Gregg
QuiltedByF055
Susong, Hester Gregg

Additional Quiltmaker Information

MaidenF097b
Gregg
GenderF098
Female

Dimensions

OverallWidthF12a
67 inches
OverallLengthF012b
86 inches
SizeBlockF027
11 x 11.5 inches
NumBordersF033
1
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight

Classification

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
SourceMatF063_2
Old clothes
Sewing scraps
TopSourceF064
Traditional pattern variation
SubjQuiltF025
Pieced Rose
LayFormatF024
Block pattern

Construction

ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique
EmbellTechF038f
Yes
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
EmbMatF039
Cotton thread

Condition

OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DamageF016
Fading
Stains

Materials

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Print
Solid/plain
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
PredomColorsF014
Red
Pink
Green
White
BordDescF034
6 inches wide
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
FabFiberTypesF040
Woven or homespun
OtherFabF040a
Hand spun; hand woven
ColorBackingF040b
White
ConstrucBindF046
Straight grain
FeaturesF053
Some of the pieces are pieced; feathered garland is stuffed; flower buds are appliqued

Quilting

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
Stuffed work
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
9
DesignF052a
Clamshell
Outline
DesignF052b
Feathering
DesignF052d
Feathered garlands; vines; double row clamshells

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
1318a
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
StillImage

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