THE DYE QUILT


Quilt Index Record: 50-8A-91C

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
West Virginia Department of Archives and History
InstProjNameF003a
West Virginia Heritage Quilt Search
InstInvContrNumF004
40385

Information source fields

DateDataF006b
November 14, 1992
IfQownerF007b
Inherited
interviewerF007e
MARTHA OFFUTT, Key by: KMU
locationF007f
CAIRO

Overall Quilt Description

OwnerNameF010
THE DYE QUILT
AltNameF011
APPLIQUE ROSE DESIGN, MEXICAN ROSE
BrackmanF011a
8, p. 117
OverallWidthF12a
73.5
OverallLengthF012b
77
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OtherShapeCornerF013c
Mitered
PredomColorsF014
Yellow
Green
Red
White
OverallColorF14b
Bright or primary colors
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new
DamageF016
Pencil or pen or marking lines
TypeInscripF019
Other
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
FamDateF023c
1934
OtherExDateF023d
1935

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
8
SizeBlockF027
16 X 16
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Alternating with plain squares
SashWidthF032
No sashing
NumBordersF033
3
BordDescF034
Variety of fabrics

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
Muslin, Percale
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
Hand Piecing
Hand Applique
ConstrucF038b
Other applique
Hand Applique
EmbellTechF038f
Yes
UniqueF038h
Standard applique, WHIPSTITCH
PaperF038i
no

Quilt back materials and construction

OtherFabF040a
Muslin
ColorBackingF040b
White
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout
Machine sewn

Quilt binding

UniqueBindF045a
PRAIRIE POINTS
ConstrucBindF046
Machine sewn

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cotton

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Single thread, Cotton thread
ThrColorF049b
WHITE
NumStitchedF050
10
NumStitchF051
10
WidthF051a
0.37, 1
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Outline
DesignF052b
Cables
DesignF052c
Other

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
Pieced back, even stitching

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
CUNNINGHAM, EMMA

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
MURPHY DISTRICT
ProvCountyF057b
RITCHIE
ProvStateF057d
West Virginia (WV)
ProvCountryF057f
United States

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Personal income

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Purchased new
OthTopSourceF064a
C. HALL, FAMILY PATTERN

Exhibition history of quilt

ExhibitListF067a
HARRISVILLE, QUILT SHOW, 1990

Quiltmaker personal information

MaidenF097b
SMITH
EdBkgdF102
Grade School
OccupationF104
HOUSEWIFE
EnviroF104c
Rural

Quiltmaker Family history

SpouseF113
CUNNINGHAM, CHARLES
OccupationF115
FARMER

Other quilts made by quiltmaker

SellQuiltF127
no

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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