DOUBLE IRISH CHAIN, FEDERAL CHAIN


Quilt Index Record: 50-8A-48C

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
West Virginia Department of Archives and History
InstProjNameF003a
West Virginia Heritage Quilt Search
InstInvContrNumF004
20322

Information source fields

DateDataF006b
October 17, 1992
RelnQuiltF007
Quilt collector
interviewerF007e
M COFFEY, Key by: GB
locationF007f
KEYSER

Overall Quilt Description

AltNameF011
DOUBLE IRISH CHAIN, FEDERAL CHAIN
BrackmanF011a
1015, p. 103
OverallWidthF12a
95
OverallLengthF012b
82
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
PredomColorsF014
White
OverallColorF14b
Bright or primary colors
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
TypeInscripF019
Other
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
OtherExDateF023d
1890

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
28
SizeBlockF027
9 X 9
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SashWidthF032
No sashing
NumBordersF033
3
BordDescF034
Same fabric for all, Pieced border

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Geometric
Striped
Checked
Floral
UniqueF037b
Muslin, Percale, Gingham
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
Hand Piecing
EmbellTechF038f
Yes
PaperF038i
no

Quilt back materials and construction

ColorBackingF040b
White
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout
Machine sewn

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Back turned to front
Machine sewn

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cotton

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Single thread, Cotton thread
ThrColorF049b
WHITE
NumStitchedF050
6
NumStitchF051
7
WidthF051a
1.25
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Single parallel lines
DesignF052c
Grid/crosshatch

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
even stitching

Quilt provenance

ProvCountryF057f
United States

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Sewing scraps
AddNotesF066
Pg 2: Date quilt acquired: Late 1980's Purchased Hardy/ Hampshire/ Mineral county area

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnerStateF086
West Virginia (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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