Irish Chain


Quilt Index Record: 73-19B-46F

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InstInvContrNumF004
BEL-190
locationF007f
Belfast, NY
DateDataF006b
6/12/1989
InstProjNameF003a
New York Quilt Project
InstNameF003
American Folk Art Museum
OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerCityF084
Belfast
OwnerStateF086
New York (NY)
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
DateFinishF023b
Before 1900's
DateQuiltF023
1901-1929
ProvStateF057d
New York (NY)
ProvCountyF057b
Allegany
LocMadeF057a
Angelica
ProvCountryF057f
United States

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OwnerNameF010
Irish Chain
AltNameF011
Single Irish Chain Variation

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description
Dark blue and white Irish Chiain
OverallLengthF012b
87"
OverallWidthF12a
82 1/2"
NumBlockF026
81
LayFormatF024
Block pattern
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
PredomColorsF014
Blue
White
SpacingF029
Alternating with plain squares
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
This quilt has a pieced single border with no sashing, the fabric is solid and figured. The border's fabric is the same as the body of the quilt, the corners are butted.
OtherFabF040a
Woven or homespun
NumPiecesF042
The back is seamed.
ColorBackingF040b
White

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ConstrucBindF046
Hand sewn
Straight grain
UniqueBindF045a
The corners are mitered.
MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
UniqueF038h
The quilt is blind and running stitched.
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
NumStitchedF050
10
DesignF052b
Floral
DesignF052d
Bells. The quilt stitches are even.
OverCondF015
Very good/almost new
DamageF016
Stains
OtherDamageF016a
The batting has shifted.

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Quilt Description

NumStitchF051
11

Image Information

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. Rights and Access

AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
American Folk Art Museum
Contributing Institutions
MATRIX: Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University and Michigan State University Museum
Publisher
Quilt Index
Resource Type
Still Image

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