Quilt Index Record: 58-99-4E3

Administrative Fields

DateDataF006b
10-17-2012
locationF007f
Vicary Mansion 1235 Third Avenue Freedom PA 15042
OwnerCountyF085
Beaver
OwnerNameF082a
Gallagher, Michael Patrick
OwnershipF082
Private
InstProjNameF003a
Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation
InstNameF003
Western Pennsylvania Quilt Documentation Project
InstInvContrNumF004
WP.BVR.0314
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
Image - large display (550 or more pixels)
file_medium
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file_format
jpeg
file_size
153.9KB
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
OverallWidthF12a
44"
OverallLengthF012b
61.5"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Blue or Navy
Lavender
Pink
Yellow
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new

Overall Quilt Description part 2

TypeInscripF019
Date
Message
Multiple Names
ContInscripF020
Made for Michael Patrick by Grammy 2011
DateInscripF020a
2011
MethodInscripF021
Attached label
LocInscripF022
on back
on block
DateQuiltF023
2000-2025
FamDateF023c
2011
LayFormatF024
Block pattern
SizeBlockF027
5.375" x 5.375"
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
NumBlockPatF030
1
BlockStyleF030a
Same block throughout
Squares

Quilt top and back, materials and contruction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Broadcloth
FabPrintF037
Floral
Geometric
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
EmbellTechF038f
No
FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Beige or Tan
NumPiecesF042
2
WidthPiecesF042a
1.5", 59"
DescBackF043
Machine sewn
Print
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding, batting, quilting and notes

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Front turned to back
Hand sewn
Separate binding applied
Straight grain
WidthBindF047
greater than one inch
MatUsedF048
Polyester
BattLoftF048a
Medium (3/16?)
QuiltTechF049
Machine quilting
ThrTypeF049a
cotton/poly blend
ThrColorF049b
white
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Grid square

Information sources, quiltmaker's name, provenance, purpose

IdentPersonF006
Blood relative of quiltmaker
SourceOtherF006a
owned by the great-grandson of quiltmaker
IfQownerF007b
Received as a gift
QuiltTopF054
Gallagher, Virginia
QuiltedByF055
Gallagher, Virginia
LocMadeF057a
Midlothian
ProvCountyF057b
Chesterfield
ProvStateF057d
Virginia (VA)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Gift
ProvenanceF058a
gift for great-grandson
ReasonsF060
Gift or presentation
OtherF060a
making quilts for all grandchildren and great-grandchildren
QDesignF060b
Bedding, daily use
PresUseF062
Bedding, daily use
SourceMatF063
Purchased new

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

TopSourceF064
Original to maker
OthSourceF063a
from Chadwick Heirlooms near Richmond, VA
OthTopSourceF064a
diagonal blocks
AddNotesF066
material from Chadwick Heirlooms near Richmond, VA
OwnerCityF084
Baden
OwnerStateF086
Pennsylvania (PA)
OwnerCountryF086b
United States
OwnerZipF087
15005
SourceInfoF088b
Patricia Kepley (great-aunt of owner)
DateObtainedF088c
10-17-2012

Quiltmaker personal information

MaidenF097b
Muders
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
09-16-1922
MarriageF099b
06-21-1945
EthnicF101
German
EdBkgdF102
High school and business training college in Pittsburgh
RelAffF103
Roman Catholic
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
Gifts
Pleasure
OtherF119a
gifts for family
NumQuiltsF123
20-50 quilts
SellQuiltF127
no
TeachF129
no
FavesF130
cotton; likes to make changes or additions to quilt designs
CustomsF131
black cat on most quilts-inspired by family pet by name of Smudgie; had him for 17 years 1972-1989
AddNotesF132
lost central vision in one eye then began quilting; thirty years later, lost vision in other eye from wet macular degeneration. continued to quilt but unable to do detail work as before; sews squares or rectangles together; has some help in threading machine and other detail work for quilts

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