Irish Chain


Quilt Index Record: 46-7A-78

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
DAR Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Permanent Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
97.3

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Irish Chain
BrackmanF011a
1839
OverallWidthF12a
101.5 inches
OverallLengthF012b
103 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Pink
Green
White
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DateQuiltF023
1850-1875
DateFinishF023b
1871

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
144
SizeBlockF027
7 x7
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
NumBlockPatF030
2
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
NumBordersF033
3
BordDescF034
Sawtooth border around blocks 2 1/2 inches wide, sawtooth border aroung outer edge, 2 1/2 inches wide with plain white border, 5 1/2 inches wide in between.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
White
NumPiecesF042
3
WidthPiecesF042a
35, 35 1/2, 34 1/2
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Back turned to front
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch

Quilt batting

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

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
cotton
ThrColorF049b
white
NumStitchedF050
8
NumStitchF051
9
DesignF052a
Grid/crosshatch
Outline
DesignF052b
Feathering
Floral
Vines

Quilt provenance

ProvCountryF057f
USA

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_97.3[12110].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

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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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