Medallion Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 4C-83-AB4

Provenance

InstProjNameF003a
Quilts of Tennessee
InstInvContrNumF004
1223
OwnershipF082
Public-Other
OwnerNameF082a
Pink Palace Museum
OwnerCityF084
Memphis
OwnerStateF086
Tennessee (TN)
InstInvContrNumF004a
1223b
IfOtherF007d
Surveyed individual is a representative of the museum where the quilt is housed
AcquiredF058
Gift
ProvenanceF058a
Given to Pink Palace Museum, Memphis, Tennessee by Mrs. Estelle Robertson on 07/24/1956. She attributed to the quilt to "Grandmother Tickle."

History

QuiltTitleF009
Medallion Quilt
LocMadeF057a
Memphis
ProvCountyF057b
Shelby
ProvStateF057d
Tennessee (TN)
ProvCountryF057f
USA
DateQuiltF023
1800-1849
OtherExDateF023d
c. 1830
OtherDateF023e
Curator, Pink Palace Museum

Dimensions

OverallWidthF12a
53.25 inches
OverallLengthF012b
56.75 inches
NumBordersF033
2
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight

Classification

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
AltNameF011
Medallion
SubjQuiltF025
Broderie Perse Medallion
LayFormatF024
Medallion or framed center

Construction

ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique
UniqueF038h
Broderie Perse applique

Condition

OverCondF015
Fair/worn
DamageF016
Fading
Stains

Materials

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
Linen
FabricTypeF036
Chintz
FabPrintF037
Premium type
OverallColorF14b
Light or pastel colors
PredomColorsF014
Pink
Blue or Navy
White
BordDescF034
10 inches and 9.25 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
FabFiberTypesF040
Linen
ColorBackingF040b
White
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)
FeaturesF053
Engraved block prints - floral and fruit images

Quilting

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
9
WidthF051a
.375 - inch

Information source fields

InstNameF003
Tennessee State Library and Archives
RelnQuiltF007
Other
IfQownerF007b
Other

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Image Information

InvenNumF075
1956.97 22B
ImageConF075a
Quilt - detail
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Slide
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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