Four Square


Quilt Index Record: 4D-85-2EF

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
University of Rhode Island
InstProjNameF003a
Rhode Island Quilt Documentation Project
InstInvContrNumF004
737

Information source fields

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

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Four Square
OverallWidthF12a
85 inches
OverallLengthF012b
88 1/2 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
White
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DamageF016
Fading
DateQuiltF023
1901-1929
FamDateF023c
1850
OtherExDateF023d
1900-1925

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
182
SizeBlockF027
3 3/4 inches x 3 3/4 inches
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Separated by inner and outer sashing (sashing surrounds all sides of all blocks)
BlockStyleF030a
Same block throughout
Squares
SashWidthF032
1 3/4 inches
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
5 1/2-6 inch border on four sides with butted corners.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Print
Multiple scrap
Floral
Checked
Striped
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
EmbellTechF038f
No
PaperF038i
no

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
White
DescBackF043
Machine sewn

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Cotton
ConstrucBindF046
Hand sewn
Machine sewn
WidthBindF047
half inch - one inch

Quilt batting

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

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Single
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
6 per inch
DesignF052a
Grid/crosshatch
All-over-design

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Donnelley, Alice

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
New Haven
ProvStateF057d
Connecticut (CT)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Gift
ProvenanceF058a
Given to owner by her husband's uncle, who was the grandson of the quiltmaker.
QuiltHistF059
The uncle wanted other family members to have family heirlooms, so he passed out the quilts.

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Unknown
QDesignF060b
Unknown
PresUseF062
Other
OthPresUseF062a
Stored away, not used

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Unknown
TopSourceF064
Public domain/traditional pattern
PattSourceF065
Public domain

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Private

Quiltmaker personal information

GenderF098
Female
BirthplaceCityF098a
New Haven
BirthplaceStateF098b
Connecticut
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
EnviroF104c
Urban

Quiltmaker Family history

EthBkgrndF114
Irish

Quiltmaker personal quilting history

WhyQuiltF119
Pleasure

Other quilts made by quiltmaker

NumQuiltsF123
1-5 quilts
SellQuiltF127
no
TeachF129
no

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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file_medium
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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
3
7
2010
CE

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