Irish Chain


Quilt Index Record: 64-E6-38

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Country Heritage Park
InstProjNameF003a
Country Heritage Park Permanent Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
CHPPC1981.33.14

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Author/researcher
SourceOtherF006a
Judy Lyons, on behalf of Country Heritage Park
DateDataF006b
March 2013
interviewerF007e
David Nattress
locationF007f
8560 Tremaine Road, Milton, ON

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
AltNameF011
Irish Chain
OverallWidthF12a
71"
OverallLengthF012b
71"
PredomColorsF014
Pink
White
OverallColorF14b
Two color
OverCondF015
Poor/very worn
DamageF016
Dirty
Disintegration of fabric
Fading
Fold marks or creases
Stains
Tears or holes
DateQuiltF023
1901-1929
OtherExDateF023d
1st quarter 20th century
OtherDateF023e
J Lyons

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Alternating with plain squares

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Printed patchwork
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
calicoes
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
White

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Commercial
Home cut
Machine sewn
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
cotton
ThrColorF049b
white
WidthF051a
1/2"
DesignF052a
All-over-design
Elbow/fan
DesignF052b
Fans

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
this quilt was very damaged

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Maker Unknown

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Burlington
ProvProvF057e
Ontario
ProvCountryF057f
Canada
ProvenanceF058a
Donated by Ellen & George Lucas, Burlington, ON

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Not described
QDesignF060b
Bedding, special occasion
PresUseF062
Exhibit
Museum collection

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Purchased new
TopSourceF064
Public domain/traditional pattern
PattSourceF065
Public domain

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Public Museum, Library or Institution
OwnerNameF082a
Country Heritage Park (Country Heritage Agricultural Society)
OwnerCityF084
Milton
OwnerProvinceF086a
Ontario
OwnerCountryF086b
Canada
OwnerZipF087
L9T 2Y3
SourceInfoF088b
J Lyons
DateObtainedF088c
March 2013

Image Information

InvenNumF075
981.33.14
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Digital
DateF079
3
2013
CE
photocredit079a1
J Lyons
DigDateF079a
3
2013
CE

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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