Log Cabin


Quilt Index Record: 68-104-8A6

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
GR252

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Relative of quiltmaker
SourceOtherF006a
Step-grandson
DateDataF006b
11/5/1988
IfOtherF007d
Maker pieced the quilt.
interviewerF007e
JD
locationF007f
Greenwood

Overall Quilt Description

OwnerNameF010
Log Cabin
AltNameF011
Log Cabin Straight Furrow
OverallWidthF12a
74
OverallLengthF012b
74
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new
DamageF016
Dirty
RepairHistF018
No repairs, color is good, fibers are strong.
DateQuiltF023
1901-1929
FamDateF023c
c1915
OtherExDateF023d
1910-20
DateInfoF023f
c1915. Maker was in their 90s when the quilt was made.

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
122 pieced blocks
SizeBlockF027
6 7/8" x 6 7/8"
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
OtherSpaceF029a
Strip (log cabin)
BlockStyleF030a
Same block throughout

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Muslin
FabPrintF037
Multiple scrap
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
WidthPiecesF042a
35", 34.5", 6.5",34 3/8", 33"
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Straight grain
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
BindWidthF047a
3/8"

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
6
DesignF052c
Parallel lines
DesignF052d
Even quilting stitches. Diagonal lines.

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Smith, Ida F. Hackler
QuiltedByF055
Smith, Ida F. Hackler

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
House past little yellow house by stop 20, Greenwood
ProvCountyF057b
Johnson
ProvStateF057d
Indiana (IN)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
ProvenanceF058a
Family quilt.

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Sewing scraps
OthSourceF063a
Pieces at home

Quiltmaker personal information

GenderF098
Female
BirthplaceCityF098a
Greenwood
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
OccupationF104
Farm housewife
EnviroF104c
Rural

Quiltmaker Family history

MarriageF099b
The quilter was married in Greenwood, IN
SpouseF113
Smith, Ed
NoChildF116
1
NoFemF116a
1

Image Information

InvenNumF075
GR252.jpg
ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Indiana State Museum

data verification

ReposFile
GR-252.jpg
68-104-8A6-226-GR-252.jpg
311570
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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