STRIPS AND SQUARES


Quilt Index Record: 50-8A-D9

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
West Virginia Department of Archives and History
InstProjNameF003a
West Virginia Heritage Quilt Search
InstInvContrNumF004
10219

Information source fields

SourceOtherF006a
GRANDSON
DateDataF006b
June 27, 1992
IfQownerF007b
Inherited
interviewerF007e
BG, Key by: MNG
locationF007f
MORGANTOWN

Overall Quilt Description

OwnerNameF010
STRIPS AND SQUARES
AltNameF011
UNKNOWN (STRIPS & STARS)
OverallWidthF12a
69
OverallLengthF012b
81
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OtherShapeCornerF013c
Butted
PredomColorsF014
White
OverallColorF14b
Bright or primary colors
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new
DamageF016
Pencil or pen or marking lines
TypeInscripF019
Other
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
FamDateF023c
1930
OtherExDateF023d
1930

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
SpacingF029
Separated by pieced pattern sashing
Alternating with plain squares
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
Same fabric for all

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Feedsack
FabPrintF037
Geometric
Plaid
Dotted
Floral
Striped
Feedsack
Novelty
UniqueF037b
Muslin, Percale, Textured weave
ConstrucF038
Strip/string Piecing
Hand Piecing
EmbellTechF038f
Yes
PaperF038i
no

Quilt back materials and construction

OtherFabF040a
Feedsack, Feedsack
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
ThrColorF049b
WHITE
NumStitchedF050
6
NumStitchF051
6
WidthF051a
1.25
DesignF052a
Single parallel lines
DesignF052c
Other

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
Pieced back, even stitching

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
LORAW, OCANNIE

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
BRUCETON MILLS
ProvCountyF057b
PRESTON
ProvStateF057d
West Virginia (WV)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
ProvenanceF058a
1990

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Personal enjoyment
QDesignF060b
Bedding, daily use

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Sewing scraps
OthSourceF063a
Recycled
AddNotesF066
Pattern Identification: See Brackman page 109, #1052 Unamed Godey's 1858.

Other source materials available for this quilt

RelItemsF088a
Letters, Photographs, Sewing tools related to the quiltmaker, DOCUMENTS

Quiltmaker personal information

MaidenF097b
MARTIN
BirthDateF099
January 28, 1880
MarriageF099b
1902
DeathF100
September 17, 1964
EthnicF101
GERMAN
EdBkgdF102
Grade School
RelAffF103
PROTESTANT
OccupationF104
FARM WIFE
BirthplaceCityF098a
BUCK RUN ALBRIGHT
BirthplaceStateF098b
West Virginia (WV)
EnviroF104c
Rural

Quiltmaker Family history

SpouseF113
LORAW, JOHN F
EthBkgrndF114
GERMAN
OccupationF115
FARMER/SAWYER
NoChildF116
2
NoFemF116a
1
NoMaleF116b
1

Quiltmaker personal quilting history

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

Quiltmakers Membership in quilting group

LocGroupF121
HOME

Other quilts made by quiltmaker

NumQuiltsF123
100
SellQuiltF127
no
FavesF130
Place to quilt: LV ROOM, Favorite pattern: FLOWER GARDEN, Type of frame: WOOD
AddNotesF132
Husband's birth month: September, Husband's birth day: 21, Husband's birth year: 1879, Husband's birthplace: CRELLIN MD, Husband's date of death: month: September, Husband's date of death: year: 1943, Husband's burialplace: CRELLIN MD, Quiltmaker's church: LITTLE SANDY NAZARENE, Quiltmaker's burialplace: SUGAR VAL BRUCETON MILLS

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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Resource Type
StillImage

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