Worsted Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 4C-83-D

Provenance

InstProjNameF003a
Quilts of Tennessee
InstInvContrNumF004
0604
InstInvContrNumF004a
0604a
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
ProvenanceF058a
Descended through family

History

ProvCountyF057b
Lincoln
ProvStateF057d
Tennessee (TN)
ProvCountryF057f
USA
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
OtherDateF023e
Bets Ramsey
QuiltTopF054
Randolph, Martha Elizabeth Brooks
SpouseF113
Randolph, Hugh
FatherNameF109
Brooks, William
RelAffF103
Cumberland Presbyterian
RelItemsF088a
Quilts of Tennessee: Images of Domestic Life Prior to 1930 by Bets Ramsey and Merikay Waldvogel

Additional Quiltmaker Information

EnviroF104c
Rural

Dimensions

OverallWidthF12a
80 1/2
OverallLengthF012b
69
SizeBlockF027
8 1/2
NumBordersF033
2/1
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight

Classification

OwnerNameF010
Worsted Quilt
AltNameF011
Dresden Plate
LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
9

Construction

ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
Foundation Piecing
EmbellTechF038f
Yes
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
PaperF038i
no
EmbMatF039
Wool thread

Condition

OverCondF015
Fair/worn
DamageF016
Open seams
Insect damage
OtherDamageF016a
Thread disintegration

Materials

FiberTypesF035
Wool
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
PredomColorsF014
Gold
Black
Blue or Navy
Red
White
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
BordDescF034
Foundation pieced in crazy quilt style. Two border on two ends; single border on two opposing ends. Varying widths: 15"; 9"; 8 1/2"; 5".
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OtherFabF040a
Assorted foundation material
ConstrucBindF046
Straight grain

Quilting

QuiltTechF049
Not quilted

Exhibitions and Contests

ExhibitListF067a
Quilts of Tennessee Exhibit (Touring exhibit showcasing selected quilts from Quilts of Tennessee research project.) American Museum of Science and Energy, Oak Ridge, TN (Nov - Dec 1986); Rose Center, Morristown, TN (Feb - Mar 1987); Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, TN (Apr – May 1987); Nathanial Greene Museum, Greeneville, TN (June 1987); Carroll Reece Museum, Johnson City, TN (July – Aug 1987); Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN (Oct – Nov 1987); Pink Palace Museum, Memphis, TN (Nov 1987 – Jan 1988); Tennessee State Museum, Nashville, TN (Jul – Aug 1988)

Information source fields

InstNameF003
Tennessee State Library and Archives
RelnQuiltF007
Quilt owner
IfQownerF007b
Inherited

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Image Information

InvenNumF075
0604a
ImageConF075a
quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Slide
DigDateF079a
2
5
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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TennesseeTSLA-a0a0d4-a
NamePlaceF067
Quilts of Tennessee Exhibit
LocExhibitF068
Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN
Pink Palace Museum, Memphis, TN
Carroll Reece Museum, Johnson City, TN
Nathanial Greene Museum, Greeneville, TN
Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, TN
Rose Center, Morristown, TN
American Museum of Science and Energy, Oak Ridge, TN
Tennessee State Museum, Nashville, TN
DateExhibitF069
Oct - Nov 1987
July - Aug 1987
June 1987
Apr - May 1987
Nov 1987 - Jan 1988
Feb - Mar 1987
July - Aug 1988
TypeExhibitF070
Museum
ExpExhibitF070a
Touring exhibit showcasing selected quilts of the Quilts of Tennessee research project

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