Coxcombe Flower


Quilt Index Record: 4C-83-835

Provenance

InstProjNameF003a
Quilts of Tennessee
InstInvContrNumF004
1816
InstInvContrNumF004a
1816a
AcquiredF058
Purchase
QuiltHistF059
There is another quilt identical to this one, but it is in very poor condition. This one is unused with the pencil markings for quilting lines still visible.

History

LocMadeF057a
Parrottsville
ProvStateF057d
Tennessee (TN)
ProvCountryF057f
USA
DateQuiltF023
1850-1875
OtherExDateF023d
c. 1870
OtherDateF023e
Merikay Waldvogel
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
SpouseF113
Ottinger, Mr.

Additional Quiltmaker Information

EnviroF104c
Rural

Dimensions

OverallWidthF12a
71 inches
OverallLengthF012b
104 inches
NumBordersF033
None
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight

Classification

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OwnerNameF010
Coxcombe Flower
TopSourceF064
Original to maker
PattSourceF065
Original to maker
LayFormatF024
Medallion or framed center

Construction

ConstrucF038ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique

Condition

OverCondF015
Good/moderate use

Materials

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
Green is fading to beige.
PredomColorsF014
White
Green
Red
ArrangeBlockF028
On point or rotated on 45 degrees
SpacingF029
Other
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
OtherFabF040a
Muslin
ColorBackingF040b
White
UniqueBindF045a
Green
ConstrucBindF046
Straight grain
FeaturesF053
Unusual applique design and an unusual quilting design used in this quilt. The quilt is longer (104 inches)than most quilts in this time period in Tennessee.

Quilting

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White and Dark Brown
NumStitchedF050
9 per inch
DesignF052a
Other
DesignF052d
Unusual log cabin quilting pattern quilted all over the surface.

Information source fields

InstNameF003
Tennessee State Library and Archives
RelnQuiltF007
Quilt owner
IfQownerF007b
Purchased the quilt

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Image Information

InvenNumF075
1816a
ImageConF075a
quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Slide
DateF079
5
16
1988
CE
DigDateF079a
7
8
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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