Quilt Index Record: 68-104-1A1

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerCityF084
Auburn
OwnerStateF086
Indiana (IN)
OwnerCountryF086b
United States

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Indiana State Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Indiana Quilt Registry Project
InstInvContrNumF004
AB198

Information source fields

DateDataF006b
7/25/1987
IfOtherF007d
Maker appliqued the quilt.
interviewerF007e
ESP
locationF007f
Auburn

Overall Quilt Description

BrackmanF011a
ESP
OverallWidthF12a
81"
OverallLengthF012b
102.5"
ShapeCornersF013b
Rounded
PredomColorsF014
Blue
Cream
Green
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new
DamageF016
Dirty
RepairHistF018
Color is good, fibers are strong
TypeInscripF019
Date
Single
ContInscripF020
1984 D. Sponhower
DateInscripF020a
1984
MethodInscripF021
Embroidery
OtherMethodInscripF021a
white thread
DateQuiltF023
1976-1999
FamDateF023c
1985
OtherExDateF023d
1980s
DateInfoF023f
1985. Maker was 63 years old when the quilt was made.

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Medallion or framed center
MedallionF031
75" x 47.5"
BordDescF034
10" appliqued, mitered

Quilt top materials and construction

ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique
UniqueF038h
Pieced

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton or polyester blend
WidthPiecesF042a
20", 42.5", 19"
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Edges turned in/ no separate binding

Quilt batting

BattLoftF048a
Thin
UniqueBattF048b
Synthetic

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrColorF049b
natural
NumStitchedF050
9
DesignF052a
Outline
DesignF052d
Very fine quilting. Appliqued shapes are outlined.

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
Represents trend in contemporary quilt making

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Sponhower, Dorothy Miller

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Honolulu
ProvCountyF057b
Honolulu
ProvStateF057d
Hawaii (HI)

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Wedding
OtherF060a
Made for grandchild, dowry, marriage.

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Purchased new
OthSourceF063a
Hawaii

Exhibition history of quilt

ContestListF071a
1st 1985, County Fair

Quiltmaker personal information

GenderF098
Female
BirthplaceCityF098a
DeKalb County
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
BirthDateF099
11/10/1921
EdBkgdF102
high school
RelAffF103
United Brethren, Hopewell
OccupationF104
Housewife
EnviroF104c
Rural

Quiltmaker Family history

MarriageF099b
1/1/1940 in DeKalb County, IN
SpouseF113
Sponhower, Roy
NoChildF116
5
NoFemF116a
3
NoMaleF116b
2

Image Information

InvenNumF075
AB-198.jpg
ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Indiana State Museum

data verification

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AB-198.jpg
68-104-1A1-226-AB-198.jpg
230802
image/jpeg
dateverified
11
6
2015
CE
verify
yes
verifiedby
Beth Donaldson

File Information

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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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