CRAZY NINE PATCH


Quilt Index Record: 50-8A-A7C

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
West Virginia Department of Archives and History
InstProjNameF003a
West Virginia Heritage Quilt Search
InstInvContrNumF004
50083

Information source fields

SourceOtherF006a
G-GRANDDAUGHTER
DateDataF006b
August 7, 1992
IfQownerF007b
Inherited
interviewerF007e
MARGARET MEADER, Key by: JR
locationF007f
CHARLESTON

Overall Quilt Description

OwnerNameF010
CRAZY NINE PATCH
AltNameF011
CRAZY NINE PATC, NINE PATCH, NINE PATCH VARIATION
BrackmanF011a
221
OverallWidthF12a
89
OverallLengthF012b
74
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Blue or Navy
White
Red
OverallColorF14b
Dark colors
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
TypeInscripF019
Other
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
FamDateF023c
1909
OtherExDateF023d
1900

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
25
SizeBlockF027
10.5 X 10.5
ArrangeBlockF028
On point or rotated 45 degrees
SashWidthF032
No sashing
NumBordersF033
2
BordDescF034
Variety of fabrics

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Checked
Plaid
Solid/plain
Striped
Geometric
UniqueF037b
Muslin, Calico, Gingham
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
EmbellTechF038f
Yes
PaperF038i
no

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
BALLARD, BERTHA ETHEL

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
DUNBAR
ProvCountyF057b
KANAWHA
ProvStateF057d
West Virginia (WV)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
ProvenanceF058a
1975

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Personal enjoyment
OtherF060a
INHERITED

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Purchased new
Sewing scraps
OthTopSourceF064a
TRADITIONAL

Quiltmaker personal information

MaidenF097b
GILLESPIE
BirthDateF099
November, 1888
MarriageF099b
1907
DeathF100
January 5, 1918
EthnicF101
ENGLISH/IRISH
EdBkgdF102
Unknown
RelAffF103
BAPTIST
OccupationF104
POSTAL EMPLOYEE
BirthplaceCityF098a
CHARLESTON
BirthplaceStateF098b
West Virginia (WV)
EnviroF104c
Rural

Quiltmaker Family history

SpouseF113
BALLARD, JAMES B
EthBkgrndF114
IRISH
OccupationF115
GEN STORE& POSTMASTE
NoChildF116
3
NoFemF116a
2
NoMaleF116b
1

Quiltmaker personal quilting history

WhenQuiltF118
Under 10 years of age
OtherF119a
Quiltmaker learned to quilt from: MOTHER

Other quilts made by quiltmaker

SellQuiltF127
no
AddNotesF132
Husband's birth year: 1880, Husband's birthplace: BARDSTOWN KY, Husband's date of death: year: 1927, Husband's burialplace: SUNSET MP SO CHAS, Quiltmaker's church: EMMANUEL BAPTIST, Quiltmaker's burialplace: SPRING HILL CEMETARY CHAS

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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