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Quilt Index Record: 4C-83-7F7

Provenance

InstProjNameF003a
Quilts of Tennessee
InstInvContrNumF004
1744
InstInvContrNumF004a
1744a
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
ProvenanceF058a
Per the surveyed owner's spouse (wife of the quilt maker's grandson): "The quilter made this quilt to show. It won blue ribbons in county fairs. The maker, earlier in life, had connections with North Carolina."

History

QuiltTitleF009
Untitled
ProvCountyF057b
Obion
ProvStateF057d
Tennessee (TN)
ProvCountryF057f
USA
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
OtherExDateF023d
c. 1880
OtherDateF023e
Bets Ramsey
QuiltTopF054
Holman, Larushia Turnbow
DeathF100
1925
SpouseF113
Holman, Will
OccupationF104
Homemaker
RelAffF103
Church of Christ
QuiltedByF055
Holman, Larushia Turnbow
RelItemsF088a
A similar quilt is shown and discussed in "North Carolina Quilts," edited by Ruth Haislip Roberson, pp. 89-91.

Additional Quiltmaker Information

GenderF098
Female

Dimensions

OverallWidthF12a
82.75 inches
OverallLengthF012b
84 inches
SizeBlockF027
26 x 26 inches
NumBordersF033
1
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight

Classification

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OwnerNameF010
Folded Paper Applique
SourceMatF063_2
Unknown
TopSourceF064
Unknown
AddNotesF066
This applique design has been documented on quilts originating in North Carolina.
SubjQuiltF025
Red/Green Applique
LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
9

Construction

ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique

Condition

OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DamageF016
Fading

Materials

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
OverallColorF14b
Bright or primary colors
PredomColorsF014
White
Green
Red
QuiltSpecColorF014a
Turkey Red
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
BordDescF034
Plain, on four sides -- 2.25 inches wide
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
White
ConstrucBindF046
Back turned to front
FeaturesF053
Flower motifs in block corners create secondary designs.

Quilting

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrColorF049b
Red; Green; White
NumStitchedF050
10
DesignF052a
Single parallel lines
Clamshell
DesignF052d
1-inch 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

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1744a
ImageConF075a
quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Slide
DigDateF079a
7
1
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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