Shu Fly


Quilt Index Record: 68-104-153B

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerCityF084
Terre Haute
OwnerStateF086
Indiana (IN)
OwnerCountryF086b
United States

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Indiana State Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Indiana Quilt Registry Project
InstInvContrNumF004
VI087

Information source fields

DateDataF006b
4/11/1987
RelnQuiltF007
Aunt
locationF007f
Vincennes

Overall Quilt Description

OwnerNameF010
Shu Fly
AltNameF011
Hole in the Barn Door
OverallWidthF12a
62.5"
OverallLengthF012b
79"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Blue
Pink
White
DateQuiltF023
Timespan
OtherDateF023e
Maker was over 50 years old when the quilt was made.
OtherExDateF023d
1875
DateInfoF023f
1930s

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
3 pieced blocks, 20 plain blocks
SizeBlockF027
8.5" x 8.5"
ArrangeBlockF028
On point or rotated 45 degrees
SpacingF029
Alternating with plain squares
BlockStyleF030a
Same block throughout
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
1.75"-4" plain strips, butted corners

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Multiple scrap
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
Muslin weight
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
UniqueF038h
Single template

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
OtherFabF040a
Muslin
WidthPiecesF042a
31", 31"
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
9
DesignF052c
Grid/crosshatch
DesignF052d
XXXXs

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Myers, Lois
QuiltedByF055
Myers, Lois
Maker's sister

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Raglesville
ProvCountyF057b
Daviess
ProvStateF057d
Indiana (IN)
ProvCountryF057f
United States

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Gift or presentation
Wedding
OtherF060a
Made for Amy McCowen

Quiltmaker personal information

GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
1880
DeathF100
1950s in Evansville, IN
EthnicF101
German
EdBkgdF102
High school
RelAffF103
Protestant, Methodist Church
EnviroF104c
Rural

Quiltmaker Family history

MarriageF099b
Maker was not married.

Quiltmakers Membership in quilting group

NameGroupF120
Quilted with church ladies

Image Information

InvenNumF075
VI087.jpg
ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Indiana State Museum

data verification

ReposFile
VI-087.jpg
68-104-153B-226-VI-087.jpg
221436
image/jpeg; charset=binary
dateverified
1
18
2017
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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