WEDDING RING


Quilt Index Record: 50-8A-100B

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
West Virginia Department of Archives and History
InstProjNameF003a
West Virginia Heritage Quilt Search
InstInvContrNumF004
60620

Information source fields

DateDataF006b
October 17, 1992
IfQownerF007b
Received as a gift
interviewerF007e
MM, Key by: MM
locationF007f
LEWISBURG

Overall Quilt Description

OwnerNameF010
WEDDING RING
AltNameF011
PICKLE DISH
BrackmanF011a
305, p. 416
OverallWidthF12a
85
OverallLengthF012b
75
ShapeEdgeF013
Rounded
PredomColorsF014
Yellow
White
OverallColorF14b
Bright or primary colors
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DamageF016
Pencil or pen or marking lines
Fading
TypeInscripF019
Other
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
OtherExDateF023d
1935

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
110
SizeBlockF027
10.5 X 110.5
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SashWidthF032
No sashing

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Checked
Dotted
Floral
Solid/plain
Striped
UniqueF037b
Muslin, Calico, Gingham
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
Hand Piecing
EmbellTechF038f
Yes
PaperF038i
no

Quilt back materials and construction

OtherFabF040a
Muslin
ColorBackingF040b
White
DescBackF043
Solid/plain
Same fabric used throughout
Machine sewn

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Hand sewn, Machine sewn
Bias grain

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cotton

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Single thread, Cotton thread
ThrColorF049b
WHITE
NumStitchedF050
10
NumStitchF051
9
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Outline

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
Pieced back, even stitching

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
POST, MARY LEWIS

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
HACKERS CREEK
ProvCountyF057b
UPSHUR
ProvStateF057d
West Virginia (WV)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
ProvenanceF058a
1957

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Purchased new
Sewing scraps

Quiltmaker personal information

BirthDateF099
1870
EdBkgdF102
Unknown
RelAffF103
METHODIST
OccupationF104
HOMEMAKER
BirthplaceCityF098a
HACKERS CREEK
BirthplaceStateF098b
West Virginia (WV)
EnviroF104c
Rural

Quiltmaker Family history

SpouseF113
POST, COLUMBUS

Other quilts made by quiltmaker

AddNotesF132
Husband's birthplace: HACKERS CREEK, WV, Husband's burialplace: HACKER'S POST, WV, Quiltmaker's burialplace: HACKER'S CREEK, WV

Image Information

SourceF077
Slide
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
West Virginia Heritage Quilt Search
CreditLineF080b
West Virginia Heritage Quilt Search
CopyRestF080c
West Virginia Department of Archives and History

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

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