Square to Square


Quilt Index Record: 68-104-8A1

Quilt ownership and contact info

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

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Indiana State Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Indiana Quilt Registry Project
InstInvContrNumF004
GR250

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Relative of quiltmaker
DateDataF006b
11/5/1988
RelnQuiltF007
Mother
IfOtherF007d
Maker pieced the quilt.
interviewerF007e
PB, SE
locationF007f
Greenwood

Overall Quilt Description

OwnerNameF010
Square to Square
AltNameF011
9 Patch
OverallWidthF12a
70.5
OverallLengthF012b
87.5
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Green
Red
White
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Fair/worn
DamageF016
Fading
OtherDamageF016a
Yellowed
RepairHistF018
Fibers are strong.
DateQuiltF023
1950-1975
FamDateF023c
c1964
DateInfoF023f
c1964. Maker was 71 years old when the quilt was made.

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
SizeBlockF027
10.25" x 10"
SpacingF029
Alternating with plain squares
BlockStyleF030a
Same block throughout

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Muslin
FabPrintF037
Checked
Dotted
Floral
Multiple scrap
Plaid
Striped
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
UniqueF038h
String

Quilt back materials and construction

OtherFabF040a
Muslin
WidthPiecesF042a
5 1/2", 34", 33"
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Straight grain
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
BindWidthF047a
1/4"

Quilt batting

BattLoftF048a
Thin
UniqueBattF048b
Some of the filler shows. Batting.

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
6
DesignF052a
Grid/crosshatch
DesignF052d
Even quilting stitches.

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Swearingin, Gladys Lemasters
QuiltedByF055
Swearingin, Gladys Lemasters

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Greenwood
ProvCountyF057b
Johnson
ProvStateF057d
Indiana (IN)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
ProvenanceF058a
Family quilt.

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Personal enjoyment
OtherF060a
Utilitarian

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Sewing scraps
OthSourceF063a
Pieces at home

Other source materials available for this quilt

RelItemsF088a
There is a picture of the quiltmaker.

Quiltmaker personal information

GenderF098
Female
BirthplaceCityF098a
Greenwood
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
BirthDateF099
7/24/1895
OccupationF104
Housewife
EnviroF104c
Rural

Quiltmaker Family history

MarriageF099b
The quilter was married in Greenwood, IN. Maker was married twice.
SpouseF113
Swearingin, Harley
NoChildF116
2
NoFemF116a
1
NoMaleF116b
1

Image Information

InvenNumF075
GR250.jpg
ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Indiana State Museum

data verification

ReposFile
GR-250.jpg
68-104-8A1-226-GR-250.jpg
291582
image/jpeg; charset=binary
dateverified
12
15
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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