String diamonds


Quilt Index Record: 6E-11C-5

Ownership and Contact Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Hnetka, Beverley Ann brought by Connie Kadey
OwnerCityF084
Calgary
OwnerProvinceF086a
AB
OwnerCountryF086b
Canada

Quilt Maker's Information

QuiltTopF054
Unknown

Quilt Maker's Information

essay
Dorothy Stokke brought the quilt from Kentucky Beverley Hnetka purchased the quilt top for $125 in Noveber 1981 - had it quilted at the Fanning Centre in December 1982 for $ 185

Quilt Description and History

description
String diamonds
OwnerNameF010
String diamonds

Quilt Description and History

QDesignF060b
Bedding, daily use
QuiltedByF055
Amos, Bea age 68
Young, Evelyn age 72
McLeod, Edna age 70
McPherson, Jean age 69
Cotton, Julia age 75
Holfield, Ella age 74
van der Hoeven, Josephine age 81
Machon, Hannah age 84

Quilt Documentation

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
72"
OverallLengthF012b
91"
SizeBlockF027
6" x 12"
NumBordersF033
2
BordDescF034
2 1/4" 2 1/4"
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight

Color and Condition

PredomColorsF014
Blue or Navy
Pink
Red
Yellow
QuiltSpecColorF014a
Nile Green
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DamageF016
Pencil or pen or marking lines
OtherDamageF016a
stitch marks on some pieces

Date, Layout, Pattern

DateQuiltF023
1976-1999
LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Diamond String block
NumBlockF026
130, 20 short triangles, 13 long triangles, 4 1/4 blocks
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight

Sashing, Borders, Fabrics

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
Polyester
FabricTypeF036
Flannel
FabPrintF037
Conversation Prints
Floral
Paisley
Plaid
Solid/plain
Striped
UniqueF037b
polka dots, gingham

. Construction, Edges, Batting

ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
ConstrucBindF046
Back turned to front
Machine sewn

. Quilting, Inscriptions

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
NumStitchedF050
6
NumStitchF051
7
KnotsF051b
yes
DesignF052a
Echo
Grid square

. Quilt Back

ColorBackingF040b
Beige or Tan
FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton or polyester blend
OtherFabF040a
plain
DescBackF043
Machine sewn
Solid/plain
FeaturesF053
one corner has fabrics 20 -25 years younger than the rest of fabric (older fabric ca 1930 - 42, newer fabric 1970s)

. Image Upload

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Katherine Murray

. Project and Data Verification

InstNameF003
Alberta Quilt Discovery Project
InstInvContrNumF004
3-0277
verify
yes

. Unused Quilt Owner Fields

ProvStateF057d
Alabama (AL)
OwnerStateF086
Alabama (AL)

. Unused Quilt Maker Fields

BirthplaceStateF098b
Alabama
StateF107
Alabama (AL)

. Auto-enter fields

ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
HolderF080a
Alberta Quilt Discovery Project
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Contributing Institutions
MATRIX: Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University, Michigan State University Museum, Quilt Alliance
Publisher
Quilt Index
Resource Type
Still Image

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