APPLIQUE OF CUTOUT CHINTZ


Quilt Index Record: 50-8A-106F

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
West Virginia Department of Archives and History
InstProjNameF003a
West Virginia Heritage Quilt Search
InstInvContrNumF004
60736

Information source fields

DateDataF006b
March 12, 1992
interviewerF007e
FV, Key by: MM
locationF007f
LEWISBURG

Overall Quilt Description

AltNameF011
APPLIQUE OF CUTOUT CHINTZ
OverallWidthF12a
90.5
OverallLengthF012b
78.5
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OtherShapeCornerF013c
Mitered
PredomColorsF014
Brown
Pink
OverallColorF14b
Light or pastel colors
OverCondF015
Fair/worn
DamageF016
Stains
OtherDamageF016a
filling/batting visible, Repaired, Fragile
TypeInscripF019
Date
ContInscripF020
G / W / T / 1795
DateInscripF020a
1795
MethodInscripF021
Embroidery
LocInscripF022
on back
DateQuiltF023
Pre-1799
FamDateF023c
1795
OtherExDateF023d
1795

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Medallion or framed center
NumBordersF033
9
BordDescF034
Variety of fabrics, Pieced border, Appliqued border, 11 ON TOP/BOTTO

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Linen
Cotton
Silk
FabricTypeF036
Chintz
FabPrintF037
Floral
Solid/plain
Novelty
UniqueF037b
Muslin, Calico
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Blanket, buttonhole, or other decorative applique stitch
Other applique
Hand Applique
EmbellTechF038f
No
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
UniqueF038h
Broiderie Perse, Standard applique
PaperF038i
no

Quilt back materials and construction

OtherFabF040a
Muslin
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout
Solid/plain

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Edges turned in/ no separate binding
Lace

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cotton

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Single thread, Cotton thread
ThrColorF049b
WHITE
NumStitchedF050
9
NumStitchF051
9
WidthF051a
0.25, 0.5
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Single parallel lines
Outline
In-the-ditch
Clamshell
DesignF052b
Cables
Vines
Floral

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
Pieced back, even stitching

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
GATEWOOD, JANE

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
CLOVER LICK
ProvCountyF057b
POCAHONTAS
ProvStateF057d
West Virginia (WV)
ProvCountryF057f
United States

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Purchased new
Sewing scraps
AddNotesF066
Fringe on thre sides, buttonhole and open chain stitches, different types of chintz used for cut-out appliques. Some is block printed from India while other parts are finely detailed (copper plate prints from England), A few tiny motifs are coarsely woven., The quilt has appeared in the following publications: Handicrafts of the Southern Highlands by Allen H. Eaton. 1937: Dover, 1973. Pages 131-32, 181 Needlework in America by Virginia Churchill, Bath, NY: Viking, 1979 Pages 232-36 Old Patchwork Quilts and the Women Who Made Them by Ruth E. Finley 1929, McLean, VA: EPM, 1992, page 23, plate 1 Quilts in America by Myron and Patsy Orlofsky. 1974, NY: Abbeville, 1992. Pages 180, 284, plate 138 The Mountain Artisan Quilting Book by Alfred Allen Lewis, NY: MacMillion, 1973, page 21

Quiltmaker personal information

MaidenF097b
TRAVERS
BirthDateF099
1745
DeathF100
1790
EdBkgdF102
Unknown

Quiltmaker Family history

SpouseF113
GATEWOOD, WILLIAM TRAVERS

Other source materials available for quiltmaker

OtherSourceMat
Photographs, SEE PAGE 9

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

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MATRIX: Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University, Michigan State University Museum, Alliance For American Quilts
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Quilt Index
Resource Type
StillImage

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