Whole Cloth Quilt-Whitework


Quilt Index Record: 4D-85-20F

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
University of Rhode Island
InstProjNameF003a
Rhode Island Quilt Documentation Project
InstInvContrNumF004
517
InstInvContrNumF004a
RIHS 1977.23.147

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Quilt collector
Quilt owner
DateDataF006b
04/05/1993
RelnQuiltF007
Quilt collector
Quilt owner
IfQownerF007b
Other
IfOtherF007d
Rhode Island Historical Society provided information given to them by the donor.

Overall Quilt Description

QuiltTitleF009
Whole Cloth Quilt-Whitework
OverallWidthF12a
105 inches
OverallLengthF012b
106 1/2 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
White
OverallColorF14b
One color/monochromatic
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DamageF016
Stains
DateQuiltF023
Pre-1799
FamDateF023c
1790
OtherExDateF023d
1810-1815
DateInfoF023f
Peck, Amelia. American Quilts & Coverlets in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1990; 120.

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Wholecloth
BlockStyleF030a
None

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
EmbellTechF038f
No
PaperF038i
no

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
White
DescBackF043
Solid/plain
Hand sewn

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Cotton
ConstrucBindF046
Hand sewn
Straight grain
Commercial

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thick (More than 3/16?)
UniqueBattF048b
Three layers of trapunto

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Stuffed work
Hand quilting
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
12 per inch
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Single parallel lines
DesignF052b
Other
Vines
Floral
Cables
DesignF052d
Basket

Quilt provenance

ProvStateF057d
Rhode Island (RI)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Other
ProvenanceF058a
Donated to Rhode Island Historical Society by Gasper Chapter of DAR in 1977.

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Unknown
QDesignF060b
Unknown
PresUseF062
Museum collection

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Unknown
TopSourceF064
Public domain/traditional pattern
PattSourceF065
Unknown

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Public Museum, Library or Institution
OwnerNameF082a
Rhode Island Historical Society
OwnerCityF084
Providence
OwnerStateF086
Rhode Island (RI)
OwnerCountryF086b
United States
OwnerZipF087
02906
SourceInfoF088b
www.rihs.org

Quiltmaker personal information

GenderF098BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States

Image Information

ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Print
OtherSourceF077a
slide
SourceSizeF078
4" x 6"
DateF079
4
5
1993
CE
photocredit079a1
RIQDP
DigDateF079a
4
16
2009
CE
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Linda Welters
CreditLineF080b
Linda Welters
CopyRestF080c
Linda Welters, Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design, University of Rhode Island
DistribRestF080d
Linda Welters
DisplayResF080e
Linda Welters
LicenseF080f
Linda Welters

File Information

function
Image - medium display (250-550 pixels)
file_medium
image
file_format
jpeg
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

data verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Welters, Linda
dateverified
11
11
2009
CE

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