Diamond in a Square


Quilt Index Record: 68-104-1176

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerCityF084
South Bend
OwnerStateF086
Indiana (IN)
OwnerCountryF086b
United States

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Indiana State Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Indiana Quilt Registry Project
InstInvContrNumF004
SB-330

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Quiltmaker
DateDataF006b
5/21/1988
IfOtherF007d
Maker pieced the quilt.
interviewerF007e
ESP
locationF007f
SouthBend

Overall Quilt Description

OwnerNameF010
Diamond in a Square
OverallWidthF12a
46"
OverallLengthF012b
47"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Black
Gold
Green
Red
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new
DamageF016
Dirty
RepairHistF018
No repairs, Color is good, fibers are strong
DateQuiltF023
1976-1999
FamDateF023c
1985
DateInfoF023f
1995. Maker was 35 years old when the quilt was made.

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Medallion or framed center
ArrangeBlockF028
On point or rotated 45 degrees
MedallionF031
23 1/4" x 23 1/4"
BordDescF034
11.75", corner blocks, plain strips.

Quilt top materials and construction

FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
Cotton/synthetic blend, muslin weight
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
WidthPiecesF042a
41 1/2", 5" x 21 1/8", 5" x 20 1/4", 5 1/4"

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Bias grain
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
BindWidthF047a
3/8"

Quilt batting

BattLoftF048a
Medium
UniqueBattF048b
Synthetic

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrColorF049b
Black, gold, red, gray
NumStitchedF050
5
DesignF052b
Cables
Feathering
DesignF052d
Even quilting stitches. Branches, ferns and feathers in the plain areas. Cables in the border.

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Miller, Gayle L. Winchester
QuiltedByF055
Miller, Gayle L. Winchester

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Homer
ProvCountyF057b
Kenai
ProvStateF057d
Alaska (AK)
ProvCountryF057f
United States

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Personal enjoyment
OtherF060a
To use in living room

Quilt design and materials sources

OthSourceF063a
Kodiak, Alaska

Exhibition history of quilt

ExhibitListF067a
Homer Alaska and South Bend, IN

Other source materials available for this quilt

RelItemsF088a
There is a picture of the quiltmaker and a pattern.

Quiltmaker personal information

GenderF098
Female
BirthplaceCityF098a
Flint
BirthplaceStateF098b
Michigan (MI)
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
BirthDateF099
11/6/1949
EthnicF101
English
EdBkgdF102
High school
RelAffF103
Protestant, Grace Baptist, South Bend
OccupationF104
Floral designer
EnviroF104c
Urban

Quiltmaker Family history

MarriageF099b
1969 in South Bend IN
SpouseF113
Miller, Malcom L.
NoChildF116
1
NoMaleF116b
1

Image Information

InvenNumF075
SB-330.jpg
ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Indiana State Museum

data verification

ReposFile
SB-330.jpg
68-104-1176-226-SB-330.jpg
175989
image/jpeg; charset=binary
dateverified
7
28
2016
verify
yes
verifiedby
Beth Donaldson

File Information

function
Image - medium display (250-500 pixels)
file_medium
image
file_format
jpeg
Contributing Institutions
MATRIX: Center for digital humanities and social sciences and the Michigan State University Museum
Publisher
Quilt Index
Resource Type
Still Image

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