Carousel Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 58-99-4E1

Administrative Fields

DateDataF006b
10-17-2012
locationF007f
Vicary Mansion 1235 Third Avenue Freedom PA 15042
OwnerCountyF085
Beaver
OwnerNameF082a
Bower, Shanna
OwnershipF082
Private
InstProjNameF003a
Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation
InstNameF003
Western Pennsylvania Quilt Documentation Project
InstInvContrNumF004
WP.BVR.0312
ImageConF075a
quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Digital
DateF079
10
17
2012
CE
DigDateF079a
10
17
2012
CE
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation
function
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file_medium
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file_format
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file_size
117.1KB
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

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Carousel Quilt
OverallWidthF12a
56.75"
OverallLengthF012b
70"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Cream
Red
White
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DamageF016
Distortion or shrinkage
Fading
Tears or holes
Wear to edge or binding

Overall Quilt Description part 2

TypeInscripF019
Date
Message
Multiple Names
ContInscripF020
Shanna's quilt by Grandma Gallagher 4/92
DateInscripF020a
04/92
MethodInscripF021
Embroidery
LocInscripF022
on block
DateQuiltF023
1976-1999
FamDateF023c
04/92
LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
20
SizeBlockF027
13.5" x 13"
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
NumBlockPatF030
2 (1. carousel horse 2. tent)
BordDescF034
binding

Quilt top and back, materials and contruction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Broadcloth
Muslin
FabPrintF037
Conversation Prints
Floral
Paisley
Print
Solid/plain
Striped
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique
EmbellTechF038f
Yes
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
UniqueF038h
pole
PaperF038i
no
UniqueF039a
black cat-Smudgie the family pet (1972-1989)
FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Lavender
NumPiecesF042
3
WidthPiecesF042a
8.5", 40", 8.25"
DescBackF043
Machine sewn
Print
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding, batting, quilting and notes

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Bias grain
Hand sewn
Machine sewn
Separate binding applied
WidthBindF047
greater than one inch
BindWidthF047a
1.875"
MatUsedF048
Polyester
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrColorF049b
white
NumStitchedF050
6
NumStitchF051
6
WidthF051a
.25"- 6"/7"
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Outline
Other
DesignF052d
marked tent roof lines

Information sources, quiltmaker's name, provenance, purpose

IdentPersonF006
Blood relative of quiltmaker
Relative of quiltmaker
SourceOtherF006a
owned by the granddaughter of the maker
IfQownerF007b
Received as a gift
QuiltTopF054
Gallagher, Virginia
QuiltedByF055
Gallagher, Virginia
LocMadeF057a
Midlothian
ProvCountyF057b
Chesterfield
ProvStateF057d
Virginia (VA)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Gift
ProvenanceF058a
quilt #8; completed in 1992; gift to granddaughter
QuiltHistF059
1st quilt made on Virginia's own quilting frame-cost of frame was $146.56
ReasonsF060
Gift or presentation
OtherF060a
bed cover
QDesignF060b
Bedding, daily use
PresUseF062
Keepsake/memento
SourceMatF063
Purchased new

Quilt design and material sources, exhibitions, contests, owner information

TopSourceF064
Commercial/Published source: Magazine
OthTopSourceF064a
Quilt World June 1983, pg 18
AddNotesF066
Black cat on square with blue carousel horse. "trademark" of quiltmaker
OwnerCityF084
Beaver
OwnerStateF086
Pennsylvania (PA)
OwnerCountryF086b
United States
OwnerZipF087
15009
SourceInfoF088b
Patricia Kepley (aunt of owner)
DateObtainedF088c
10-17-2012

Quiltmaker personal information

MaidenF097b
Muders
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
09-16-1922
OccupationF104
Secretary for Goodman Grey Co (17 years)
BirthplaceCityF098a
Aleppo Township
BirthplaceStateF098b
Pennsylvania
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
EnviroF104c
Rural
StAddressF105
4100 Poplar Grove Rd
CountyF106
Chesterfield
CityF106a
Midlothian
StateF107
Virginia (VA)
ZipcodeF107c
23112
CountryF108
United States
PhonNoF108a
804-744-7535
FatherNameF109
Muders, Harry A
BplaceF109a
Pittsburgh PA
EthBkgrndF110
German
MotherNameF111
Monahand, Margaret Mary
BplaceF111a
Alabama
SpouseF113
Gallagher, Hugh Joseph Jr
EthBkgrndF114
Irish, French
OccupationF115
Bricklayer
NoChildF116
5
NoFemF116a
3
NoMaleF116b
2

Quiltmaker personal quilting history

LearnedToQuiltF117
From Class
Self-Taught
WhenQuiltF118
Age 50 or over
WhyQuiltF119
Pleasure
OtherF119a
gifts for family
NumQuiltsF123
20-50 quilts
SellQuiltF127
no
TeachF129
no
FavesF130
cotton
CustomsF131
black cat on each quilt-inspired by family pet named Smudgie
AddNotesF132
Began quilting after loss of central vision in one eye. Lost vision in other eye after macular degeneration went wet. legally blind now

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