Crazy quilt


Quilt Index Record: 4C-83-8DC

Provenance

InstProjNameF003a
Quilts of Tennessee
InstInvContrNumF004
1931
InstInvContrNumF004a
1931a
IfOtherF007d
great grandson
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
QuiltHistF059
Family believes she made a quilt like this for each of her 6 children.

History

LocMadeF057a
Dyersburg
ProvStateF057d
Tennessee (TN)
ProvCountryF057f
USA
DateQuiltF023
1901-1929
FamDateF023c
1902
OtherExDateF023d
ca. 1902
QuiltTopF054
Ledsinger, Mary Louisa Ferguson
BirthDateF099
1846
DeathF100
1933
SpouseF113
Ledsinger, Thomas Fowlkes
TypeInscripF019
Multiple Names
ContInscripF020
Morgan
Will
Tom

Additional Quiltmaker Information

MaidenF097b
Ferguson, Mary Louisa
GenderF098
Female

Dimensions

OverallWidthF12a
76 inches
OverallLengthF012b
78 inches
SizeBlockF027
18 x 18 inches
NumBordersF033
1
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight

Classification

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
AltNameF011
Crazy quilt
SubjQuiltF025
Political
LayFormatF024
Crazy

Construction

ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
EmbellTechF038f
Yes
ConstrucF038g
Other embellishment technique
Embroidery
UniqueF038h
Contains ribbon with portrait and inscription "Our Bob" referring to Bob Taylor, governor of TN. Could be a memorial ribbon.
UniqueF039a
Lots of embroidery stitches along seam lines.

Condition

OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DamageF016
Disintegration of fabric
OtherDamageF016a
Some silks have slight damage.

Materials

FiberTypesF035
Silk
FabricTypeF036
Velvet
Satin
FabPrintF037
Multiple Scrap
Solid/plain
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
PredomColorsF014
Red
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
BordDescF034
3.5 inch wide maroon velvet border.
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
OtherFabF040a
Fine maroon cotton.
ColorBackingF040b
Maroon
UniqueBindF045a
No binding--possibly edges turned in?

Quilting

QuiltTechF049
Not quilted

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
1931a
ImageConF075a
quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Slide
DigDateF079a
7
24
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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