Full Blown Tulip


Quilt Index Record: 4E-86-160

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum
InstProjNameF003a
RMQM Permanent Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
PQ.2006.004.002
InstInvContrNumF004a
B3649

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Full Blown Tulip
AltNameF011
King David's Crown
OverallWidthF12a
74.500 inches
OverallLengthF012b
89.000 inches
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
ContInscripF020
Ella Wickham
LocInscripF022
on back
OtherLocInscripF022a
top
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
DateBegunF023a
1875
DateFinishF023b
1899

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
BordDescF034
Dim/Block: 15" x 15" Dim/Sash: none Dim/Border1: none Dim/Border2: none Dim/Border3: none Dim/Binding: 0.25" Other Dim Dtls (see Descr)

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
White

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Straight grain
Hand sewn
Other

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)
UniqueBattF048b
very thin

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
NumStitchedF050
7
NumStitchF051
8
DesignF052a
Outline
Echo
DesignF052d
0.5" diagonal parallel lines, applique outline

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
RMQM Search Terms: Other Block: 30 pieced and appliqued blocks set 5 x 6 Other Sash: Other Border1: Other Border2: Other Border3: Other Binding: straight, single fold, hand applied, mitered Other Dim Dtls: ------------------------------------------------------- Other Artist Names/Info: ------------------------------------------------------- Other Medium/FiberT: Other Material/FabricT: Other Technique/Fab Prts: ------------------------------------------------------- Other Layout Fmt: ------------------------------------------------------- Other Piecing Techn: Other Appliq Techn: Other Novelty Techn: Other Embell Techn & Items: Unique Constr Techn: ------------------------------------------------------- Other Quilting Techn: QStitches/Inch Place1: 7 QStitches/Inch Place2: 8 Thread Type: Thread Color: Quilting Designs Used: 0.5" diagonal parallel lines, applique outline, echo ------------------------------------------------------- Overall Color Scheme: Other PredomCol: Other QSpecificCol: ------------------------------------------------------- Batting: very thin cotton Backing: white cotton Edge Shape: Corner Shape: ------------------------------------------------------- Add'l Info re Q's Appear/Matls/Constr: Add'l Info re Q's Design/Sources:

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Wickham, Ella
QuiltedByF055
Wickham, Ella

Quilt provenance

ProvStateF057d
Colorado (CO)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Gift
QuiltHistF059
This is from the Estate of Sharon Newman collection. Credit Line: "In Memory of Sharon Lea Hicks Newman" Quilt. Full Blown Tulip or King David's Crown. 74 1/2" x 89"; predominant colors of white, red, yellow, and green. Thirty pieced and appliqued blocks, 15" square, set 5 x 6, no sashing. Block consists of eight green diamond points, eight red half circle applique, four oval of gold on white print, appliqued on white background. Quilt published in "Vintage Quilts" by Bobbie Aug, Sharon Newman and Gerald Roy, page 47, #C HowAcquired: Donated to the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum by the Sharon Newman Estate Ownership/History: Made by Ella Wikham. Donated by the Sharon Newman Estate LocMade: unknown

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Unknown
QDesignF060b
Unknown
PresUseF062
Museum collection

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Public Museum, Library or Institution
OwnerNameF082a
Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum
OwnerCityF084
Golden
OwnerStateF086
Colorado (CO)
OwnerCountryF086b
United States
SourceInfoF088b
RMQM

Image Information

ImageConF075a
whole quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Digital
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum
CreditLineF080b
Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum
CopyRestF080c
RMQM
DistribRestF080d
RMQM
DisplayResF080e
RMQM
LicenseF080f
RMQM

File Information

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
Roxburgh, Karen
dateverified
8
15
2008
CE

File Upload

ReposFile
RockyMountainQuiltMuseum-a0a1k0-a_12371.jpg
4E-86-160-224-RockyMountainQuiltMuseum-a0a1k0-a_12371.jpg
428080
image/pjpeg

Journal Upload

pbd
RockyMountainQuiltMuseum-a0a1k0-a

Detail Images

No additional images uploaded

Additional Records

No additional records