Lamb Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 4D-85-2E6

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
University of Rhode Island
InstProjNameF003a
Rhode Island Quilt Documentation Project
InstInvContrNumF004
728

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Quilt owner
Daughter of quiltmaker
DateDataF006b
04/30/1994
RelnQuiltF007
Quilt owner
IfQownerF007b
Received as a gift

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Lamb Quilt
OverallWidthF12a
26 1/2 inches
OverallLengthF012b
37 1/4 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Pink
Blue or Navy
White
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
Light or pastel colors
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new
TypeInscripF019
Message
ContInscripF020
Inscriptions under pictures of Lambs: "Wake Up Time" "Feeding Time" "Play Time" "Story Time" "Clean Up Time" "Sleepy Time"
MethodInscripF021
Embroidery
Ink
LocInscripF022
on block
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
OtherExDateF023d
1940

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
6
SizeBlockF027
7 1/2 inches x 8 inches
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Separated by inner only sashing (no sashing along outer edge of outer blocks)
NumBlockPatF030
1
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
SashWidthF032
4 1/8 inches
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
3 1/2 inch border on four sides of printed fabric with mitered corners.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Print
Floral
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
Roller printed
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
EmbellTechF038f
Yes
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
Other embellishment technique
UniqueF038h
Embroidery transfer.
PaperF038i
no
EmbMatF039
Can?t tell

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Blue or Navy
NumPiecesF042
1
DescBackF043
Print
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Back turned to front

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
No filling

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Tied or tufted
ThrColorF049b
Pink

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
Lamb pattern was first transfered onto fabric then outlined with embroidery stitches.

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Thorpe, Marion Mae

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Johnston
ProvStateF057d
Rhode Island (RI)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Gift
ProvenanceF058a
Made for and given to owner by owner's mother when she was a child.

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Baby or crib
QDesignF060b
Bedding, daily use
PresUseF062
Keepsake/memento

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Purchased new
TopSourceF064
Commercial/Published source: Kit

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Private

Quiltmaker personal information

MaidenF097b
Thorpe
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
09/08/1910
MarriageF099b
1932
EthnicF101
English
EdBkgdF102
High School
RelAffF103
Protestant
OccupationF104
Office worker
BirthplaceCityF098a
Johnston
BirthplaceStateF098b
Rhode Island
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States

Quiltmaker Family history

FatherNameF109
Thorpe, Harry Leonard
EthBkgrndF110
English
MotherNameF111
Thrope, Ethel Gertrude Adams
EthBkgrndF112
English
SpouseF113
Scott, Benjamin Arthur
EthBkgrndF114
English
OccupationF115
Construction worker
NoChildF116
3
NoFemF116a
3

Quiltmaker personal quilting history

LearnedToQuiltF117
From Relative
WhenQuiltF118
Under 10 years of age
WhyQuiltF119
Pleasure

Other quilts made by quiltmaker

NumQuiltsF123
1-5 quilts
SellQuiltF127
no
TeachF129
only informally

Image Information

ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Print
OtherSourceF077a
slide
SourceSizeF078
4" x 6"
DateF079
4
30
1994
CE
photocredit079a1
RIQDP
DigDateF079a
4
23
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

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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
3
7
2010
CE

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