FLOWER GARDEN


Quilt Index Record: 50-8A-A70

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
West Virginia Department of Archives and History
InstProjNameF003a
West Virginia Heritage Quilt Search
InstInvContrNumF004
50071

Information source fields

SourceOtherF006a
BETTY WARNER, GRANDAUGHTER
DateDataF006b
August 7, 1992
IfQownerF007b
Received as a gift
interviewerF007e
ROBERTA FARMER, Key by: JR
locationF007f
CHARLESTON

Overall Quilt Description

OwnerNameF010
FLOWER GARDEN
AltNameF011
FLOWER GARDEN, GRANDMOTHER'S FLOWER GARDEN, GRANDMOTHER'S FLOWER GARD
BrackmanF011a
160 K, p. 18
OverallWidthF12a
86.5
OverallLengthF012b
76
ShapeEdgeF013
Rounded
PredomColorsF014
Yellow
OverallColorF14b
Light or pastel colors
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
TypeInscripF019
Other
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
FamDateF023c
1938
OtherExDateF023d
1935

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
49
SizeBlockF027
11.5 X 10.25
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SashWidthF032
1.75, No sashing

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Feedsack
FabPrintF037
Plaid
Floral
Solid/plain
Feedsack
Geometric
UniqueF037b
Muslin, Percale, Calico
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
EmbellTechF038f
Yes
PaperF038i
no

Quilt back materials and construction

OtherFabF040a
Muslin
ColorBackingF040b
White
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout
Machine sewn

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Bias grain
Hand sewn

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cotton

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Single thread, Cotton thread
ThrColorF049b
WHITE
NumStitchedF050
6
NumStitchF051
7
WidthF051a
1.5
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Outline

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
Pieced back, even stitching

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
WILKES, NANCY ANN
OthPeopleF056
Greenlee, Elizabeth

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
CHARLESTON
ProvCountyF057b
KANAWHA
ProvStateF057d
West Virginia (WV)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
ProvenanceF058a
1940
QuiltHistF059
Registered quilt with WVHQS

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Gift or presentation
QDesignF060b
Bedding, daily use

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Purchased new
Sewing scraps
OthTopSourceF064a
TRADITIONAL

Other source materials available for this quilt

RelItemsF088a
Photographs

Quiltmaker personal information

MaidenF097b
MASON
BirthDateF099
1855
MarriageF099b
1877
DeathF100
1945
EthnicF101
ENGLISH
EdBkgdF102
High School
RelAffF103
BAPTIST
OccupationF104
HOMEMAKER
BirthplaceCityF098a
ROCKY MOUNT VIRGINIA
BirthplaceStateF098b
Virginia (VA)
EnviroF104c
Urban

Quiltmaker Family history

SpouseF113
WILKES, JOSEPH
EthBkgrndF114
ENGLISH
OccupationF115
FARMER
NoChildF116
5
NoFemF116a
4
NoMaleF116b
1

Quiltmaker personal quilting history

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

Quiltmakers Membership in quilting group

LocGroupF121
CHURCH

Other quilts made by quiltmaker

NumQuiltsF123
40
SellQuiltF127
no
FavesF130
Place to quilt: BEDROOM, Favorite pattern: SUNFLOWER, Type of frame: WOODEN
AddNotesF132
Husband's date of death: year: 1910, Quiltmaker's church: CALVARY BAPTIST, Quiltmaker's burialplace: SPRING HILL CEMETERY 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

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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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