Homespun


Quilt Index Record: 68-104-8A2

Quilt ownership and contact info

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

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Indiana State Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Indiana Quilt Registry Project
InstInvContrNumF004
GR248

Information source fields

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

Overall Quilt Description

OwnerNameF010
Homespun
BrackmanF011a
Sterns and Foster, #34
OverallWidthF12a
90.75
OverallLengthF012b
109
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Blue
White
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new
OtherDamageF016a
Yellowed
RepairHistF018
Color is good, fibers are strong.
TypeInscripF019
Date
Signature
Single
ContInscripF020
name, maker, date
DateInscripF020a
1979
MethodInscripF021
Embroidery
LocInscripF022
on back
DateQuiltF023
1976-1999
DateInfoF023f
1979

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
30 pieced blocks
SizeBlockF027
14" x 14"
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
BlockStyleF030a
Same block throughout
SashWidthF032
2.75
NumBordersF033
2
BordDescF034
2 1/8" plain strips, pieced, butted corners, 1 plain, 1 pieced

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton or polyester blend
FabricTypeF036
Muslin
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing

Quilt back materials and construction

OtherFabF040a
Muslin
WidthPiecesF042a
4 3/4", 103"
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Straight grain
WidthBindF047
half inch - one inch
BindWidthF047a
3/4"

Quilt batting

BattLoftF048a
Thin

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
7
DesignF052a
Grid diamond
Outline
DesignF052c
Grid/crosshatch
DesignF052d
Even quilting stitches. Shapes outlined and Xs in the pieced areas. Diamonds in the sashing. Shapes outlined in the border.

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Young, Mary A. Herringa
QuiltedByF055
Young, Mary A. Herringa

Quilt provenance

ProvCountyF057b
Shelby
ProvStateF057d
Indiana (IN)
ProvCountryF057f
United States

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Gift or presentation
OtherF060a
Made for Steve and Donna Tresslar.

Exhibition history of quilt

ContestListF071a
Shelby County Fair, 1979- 2nd place

Quiltmaker personal information

GenderF098
Female
BirthplaceCityF098a
Marion County
BirthplaceStateF098b
Indiana (IN)
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
BirthDateF099
9/6/1935
EthnicF101
Scottish
EdBkgdF102
High school
RelAffF103
Southport Baptist
OccupationF104
Housewife
EnviroF104c
Rural

Quiltmaker Family history

MarriageF099b
3/18/1956 in Marion County, IN
SpouseF113
Young, Donald
NoChildF116
4
NoFemF116a
2
NoMaleF116b
2

Image Information

InvenNumF075
GR248.jpg
ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Indiana State Museum

data verification

ReposFile
GR-248.jpg
68-104-8A2-226-GR-248.jpg
310083
image/jpeg; charset=binary
dateverified
12
15
2015
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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