GRAPE


Quilt Index Record: 50-8A-80E

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
West Virginia Department of Archives and History
InstProjNameF003a
West Virginia Heritage Quilt Search
InstInvContrNumF004
40112

Information source fields

SourceOtherF006a
ELAINE BROWN, DAUGHTER
DateDataF006b
June 13, 1992
interviewerF007e
MARTHA OFFUTT, Key by: KMU
locationF007f
PARKERSBURG

Overall Quilt Description

OwnerNameF010
GRAPE
AltNameF011
GRAPE, MARTHA'S VINEYARD,#28
OverallWidthF12a
70.5
OverallLengthF012b
70
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Lavender
Green
OverallColorF14b
Light or pastel colors
DamageF016
Fading
Stains
OtherDamageF016a
filling/batting visible, Fragile
TypeInscripF019
Other
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
FamDateF023c
1936
OtherExDateF023d
1936

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
1
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
BordDescF034
Appliqued border

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
Muslin, Percale
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
Hand Applique
ConstrucF038b
Other applique
Hand Applique
EmbellTechF038f
Yes
PaperF038i
no

Quilt back materials and construction

OtherFabF040a
Muslin
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout
Machine sewn

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Hand sewn, Machine sewn
Bias grain

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cotton

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Stuffed work
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Single thread, Cotton thread
ThrColorF049b
GREEN
NumStitchedF050
7
NumStitchF051
6
WidthF051a
1.25, 0.75, 2.25
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Other
DesignF052b
Other

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
Pieced back, even stitching, cream

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
MODESITT, ADA LUVINA

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
VIENNA
ProvCountyF057b
WOOD
ProvStateF057d
West Virginia (WV)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
ProvenanceF058a
1936

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Gift or presentation
Personal enjoyment
Baby or crib
QDesignF060b
Bedding, special occasion
Bedding, daily use

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Purchased new
OthTopSourceF064a
STRS&FOSTR

Other source materials available for this quilt

RelItemsF088a
Photographs, Scrapbook, Quilt patterns

Quiltmaker personal information

MaidenF097b
WELLING
BirthDateF099
March 25, 1906
MarriageF099b
April 17, 1922
EthnicF101
ENGLISH
EdBkgdF102
Grade School
RelAffF103
PROTESTANT
OccupationF104
HOUSEWIFE
BirthplaceCityF098a
WAVERLY,WOOD CO
BirthplaceStateF098b
West Virginia (WV)
EnviroF104c
Rural

Quiltmaker Family history

SpouseF113
MODESITT, TREAVY ELMORE
EthBkgrndF114
DUTCH,IRISH,ENGLISH
OccupationF115
RAYON MKR,AM.VISCOSE
NoChildF116
1
NoFemF116a
1

Quiltmaker personal quilting history

WhenQuiltF118
Age 11-19
OtherF119a
Quiltmaker learned to quilt from: MOTHER

Other quilts made by quiltmaker

SellQuiltF127
no
FavesF130
Place to quilt: LIVING RM, Favorite pattern: FLOWER BASKET, Type of frame: HOMEMADE
AddNotesF132
Husband's birth month: July, Husband's birth day: 16, Husband's birth year: 1903, Husband's birthplace: CALHOUN CO, WV, Husband's date of death: month: November, Husband's date of death: day: 26, Husband's date of death: year: 1991, Husband's burialplace: PARKERSBURG,WOOD,WV, Quiltmaker's church: NAZARENE

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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