Butterflies


Quilt Index Record: 4D-85-2EA

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
University of Rhode Island
InstProjNameF003a
Rhode Island Quilt Documentation Project
InstInvContrNumF004
732

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Blood relative of quiltmaker
Quilt owner
SourceOtherF006a
Great Granddaughter of Quiltmaker
DateDataF006b
04/30/1994
RelnQuiltF007
Quilt owner
IfQownerF007b
Inherited

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Butterflies
OverallWidthF12a
66 inches
OverallLengthF012b
76 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
White
Red
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Fair/worn
DamageF016
Stains
Fading
DateQuiltF023
1901-1929
OtherExDateF023d
c. 1925

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
48
SizeBlockF027
8 1/2 inches x 9 inches
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
NumBlockPatF030
1
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
Uneven border on four sides: top 3 inches, sides 5 1/2-8 inches wide. Made from slipcover or drapery scraps and has butted corners.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Plaid
Geometric
Floral
Dotted
Print
UniqueF037b
Roller printed
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique
Blanket, buttonhole, or other decorative applique stitch
EmbellTechF038f
No
PaperF038i
no

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Linen
ColorBackingF040b
White
Red
Green
DescBackF043
Different fabrics
Back art/design on quilt back
Reversible

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Edges turned in/ no separate binding

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cannot tell
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Tied or tufted
ThrColorF049b
Red

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
Back of quilt is a modified hexagon design appliqu├ęd to a plain background.

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Trottier, Marie

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Central Falls
ProvStateF057d
Rhode Island (RI)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
ProvenanceF058a
Owner inherited quilt from her mother who inherited it from her grandmother, the quiltmaker.

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Unknown
QDesignF060b
Bedding, daily use
PresUseF062
Keepsake/memento

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Sewing scraps
TopSourceF064
Commercial/Published source: Kit
PattSourceF065
Public domain

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Private

Quiltmaker personal information

MaidenF097b
Bernier
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
1874
MarriageF099b
1895
DeathF100
1961
EthnicF101
French Canadian
EdBkgdF102
Eighth Grade
RelAffF103
Roman Catholic
BirthplaceStateF098b
Maine
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
EnviroF104c
Rural

Quiltmaker Family history

FatherNameF109
Bernier, unknown
EthBkgrndF110
French Canadian
MotherNameF111
Bernier, unknown
EthBkgrndF112
French Canadian
SpouseF113
Trottier, Napoleon
EthBkgrndF114
French Canadian
OccupationF115
Grocery store owner
NoChildF116
8
NoFemF116a
2
NoMaleF116b
6

Quiltmaker personal quilting history

LearnedToQuiltF117
From Relative
WhenQuiltF118
Age 11-19
WhyQuiltF119
Pleasure

Other quilts made by quiltmaker

NumQuiltsF123
20-50 quilts
SellQuiltF127
no
TeachF129
only informally

Other source materials available for quiltmaker

OtherSourceMat
Image of quiltmaker in the mid-twentieth century.

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

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yes
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Welters, Linda
dateverified
3
7
2010
CE

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