Ocean Wave


Quilt Index Record: 68-104-278

Quilt ownership and contact info

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

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Indiana State Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Indiana Quilt Registry Project
InstInvContrNumF004
BL172

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Relative of quiltmaker
DateDataF006b
3/5/1988
RelnQuiltF007
Sister
IfOtherF007d
Maker pieced the quilt.
interviewerF007e
SS
locationF007f
Bloomington

Overall Quilt Description

OwnerNameF010
Ocean Wave
OverallWidthF12a
60"
OverallLengthF012b
79.75"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Orange
OverCondF015
Fair/worn
DamageF016
Stains
OtherDamageF016a
Yellowed
RepairHistF018
Color is good, fiber is weak
DateQuiltF023
1901-1929
FamDateF023c
1913
OtherExDateF023d
c1900
DateInfoF023f
1913. Maker was 17 years old when the quilt was made.

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
17 pieced blocks
SizeBlockF027
13" x 13"
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Alternating with plain squares
BlockStyleF030a
Same block throughout
NumBordersF033
1 border
BordDescF034
2" plain strips, butted corners

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Checked
Geometric
Multiple scrap
Plaid
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
Muslin weight
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing

Quilt back materials and construction

OtherFabF040a
muslin
NumPiecesF042
2 pieces
WidthPiecesF042a
32", 28.5"

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Straight grain
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
BindWidthF047a
.375"

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Medium
UniqueBattF048b
Some of the filler shows.

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
Stuffed work
ThrColorF049b
white
NumStitchedF050
5
KnotsF051b
yes
DesignF052d
Uneven quilting stitches. Stuffed rainbow quilting.

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Moss, Katy
QuiltedByF055
Moss, Katy

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
LaRue
ProvStateF057d
Alaska (AK)
ProvCountryF057f
United States

Quilt purposes uses

OtherF060a
utilitarian

Quilt design and materials sources

OthSourceF063a
Fabric was scraps from family dresses; cotton (batting) was grown on the farm and hand picked and seeded.

Other source materials available for this quilt

RelItemsF088a
There is a picture of the quiltmaker, sewing tools and a bible.

Quiltmaker personal information

GenderF098
Female
BirthplaceCityF098a
La Rue
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
BirthDateF099
1896
DeathF100
1917 in California
EthnicF101
John Moss, Belle McGinnis
EdBkgdF102
grade school
RelAffF103
Protestant, Baptist
EnviroF104c
Rural

Quiltmaker Family history

MarriageF099b
The quilter was married in La Rue, AK
SpouseF113
McGinnis, Frank

Image Information

InvenNumF075
BL172.jpg
ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Indiana State Museum

data verification

ReposFile
BL-172.jpg
68-104-278-226-BL-172.jpg
272812
image/jpeg; charset=binary
dateverified
11
16
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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