Rising Sun


Quilt Index Record: 46-7A-75

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
DAR Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Permanent Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
86.8

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Rising Sun
AltNameF011
Sunflower
BrackmanF011a
3480
OverallWidthF12a
84 inches
OverallLengthF012b
85 1/2 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Blue
White
QuiltSpecColorF014a
Indigo Blue
OverallColorF14b
Two color
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DateQuiltF023
1800-1849
DateFinishF023b
ca. 1838

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
30
SizeBlockF027
15 x15
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
NumBlockPatF030
1
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
White, 5 1/2 inches wide on two long sides.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
Print
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton or polyester blend
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
White
NumPiecesF042
3
WidthPiecesF042a
17, 33 3/4, 33
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Front turned to back
Woven tape
WidthBindF047
half inch - one inch

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
cotton
ThrColorF049b
white
NumStitchedF050
6
NumStitchF051
7
DesignF052a
Single parallel lines
DesignF052b
Feathering
DesignF052c
Parallel lines

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
Applied tape binding on three sides. Self binding [ front to back ] on one side.

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Hardesty, Sarah

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Wilmington,
ProvStateF057d
Ohio (OH)
ProvCountryF057f
USA
QuiltHistF059
According to 1850 census Sarah Hardesty was 30 years old, had $75 in real estate and two children, Eliza 11 and Lucinda 8. Sarah died between 1859 and 1864. A note attached to the quilt, written by Eliza Hardesty Farren, dated May 30, 1908, identifies the maker and date of the quilt.

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Unknown

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Public-Other
OwnerNameF082a
DAR Museum
OwnerCityF084
Washington, DC
OwnerStateF086
Washington D.C.
OwnerCountryF086b
USA
OwnerZipF087
20006

Image Information

InvenNumF075
DARMuseum_86.8[11953].jpg
ImageConF075a
Full view of quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Digital
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
DAR Museum
CreditLineF080b
DAR Museum
CopyRestF080c
DAR Museum
DistribRestF080d
DAR Museum
DisplayResF080e
DAR Museum
LicenseF080f
DAR Museum

File Information

function
Image - medium display (250-550 pixels)
file_medium
image
file_format
jpeg
Contributing Institutions
MATRIX: Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University, Michigan State University Museum, Alliance For American Quilts
Publisher
Quilt Index
Resource Type
StillImage

data verification

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yes
verifiedby
Vis, Virginia
dateverified
9
6
2006
CE

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