Crazy Quilt-Autograph


Quilt Index Record: 4D-85-2F

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
University of Rhode Island
InstProjNameF003a
Rhode Island Quilt Documentation Project
InstInvContrNumF004
45

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Quilt owner
Blood relative of quiltmaker
SourceOtherF006a
great granddaughter of quiltmaker
DateDataF006b
03/07/1992
RelnQuiltF007
Quilt owner
IfQownerF007b
Inherited

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Crazy Quilt-Autograph
OverallWidthF12a
76 inches
OverallLengthF012b
78 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Very good/almost new
DamageF016
Fading
TypeInscripF019
Initials
Date
Multiple Names
ContInscripF020
"1896" "1897" Every square contains an embroidered name or initials.
DateInscripF020a
1896-1897
MethodInscripF021
Embroidery
LocInscripF022
on block
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
DateBegunF023a
1896
DateFinishF023b
1897

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Crazy
NumBlockF026
49
SizeBlockF027
10 1/2 inches x 11 inches
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
Separated by other sashing
OtherSpaceF029a
Thin velvet ribbon covers seams between every block. Applied with fancy embroidery stitches.
BlockStyleF030a
Squares

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Silk
Unknown
FabricTypeF036
Velvet
Satin
Unknown
FabPrintF037
Print
Multiple scrap
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
brocade
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
Foundation Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Blanket, buttonhole, or other decorative applique stitch
Hand Applique
EmbellTechF038f
Yes
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
EmbMatF039
Can?t tell
Other attachments
UniqueF039a
US flag ribbon on one of the blocks.

Quilt back materials and construction

NumPiecesF042
1

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Hand sewn
Bias grain
WidthBindF047
half inch - one inch

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
No filling

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Tied or tufted
ThrColorF049b
gold
KnotsF051b
no

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Giles, Carrie

Quilt provenance

ProvStateF057d
Rhode Island (RI)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
ProvenanceF058a
Made by great grandmother of owner, passed down through family to current owner.

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Autograph or friendship
QDesignF060b
Decorative throw
PresUseF062
Unknown

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Unknown
TopSourceF064
Public domain/traditional pattern
PattSourceF065
Unknown

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerStateF086
Rhode Island (RI)
OwnerCountryF086b
United States

Quiltmaker personal information

GenderF098
Female
DeathF100
1890s
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States

Image Information

ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Print
OtherSourceF077a
slide
SourceSizeF078
4" x 6"
DateF079
3
7
1992
CE
photocredit079a1
RIQDP
DigDateF079a
5
30
2008
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

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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
10
9
2008
CE

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