Whig Rose


Quilt Index Record: 4F-88-5

Administrative Fields

InstProjNameF003a
Winedale Quilt Collection
InstNameF003
Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin
InstInvContrNumF004
W2h6.67

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Quilt collector
Other
SourceOtherF006a
technical reviewer
DateDataF006b
1963, 1967, 2007
RelnQuiltF007
Quilt collector
Other
IfOtherF007d
donor, technical reviewer

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OwnerNameF010
Whig Rose
AltNameF011
Democrat Rose
BrackmanF011a
18.35 similar
OverallWidthF12a
87 in.
OverallLengthF012b
88 in.
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Blue or Navy
Green
Orange
Red
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
Bright or primary colors
OverCondF015
Poor/very worn
DamageF016
Dirty
Fading
Open seams
Stains
OtherDamageF016a
severe fading, probably from sunlight, on a good half of the quilt
RepairHistF018
The severe fading on this quilt may be attributed to its having been displayed on a bed as a period furnishing in one of the historic structures at Winedale as per Miss Ima Hogg's instructions.
DateQuiltF023
1850-1875
FamDateF023c
ca. 1860
OtherExDateF023d
1850-1870
OtherDateF023e
Jan Wass

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
4
SizeBlockF027
34 in. x 33 in.
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Other
OtherSpaceF029a
4 blocks around a central floral Whig Rose.
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
MedallionF031
15 in.
NumBordersF033
2.
BordDescF034
1 1/2 in. cream inner border; 8 1/4 in. blue outer border; mitered corners.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Broadcloth
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique
EmbellTechF038f
No
PaperF038i
no

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Yellow
NumPiecesF042
4
WidthPiecesF042a
24 in., 24 in., 24 in., 14.5 in.
DescBackF043
Hand sewn
Reversible
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Hand sewn
Straight grain
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)
UniqueBattF048b
unbleached cotton

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
cotton
ThrColorF049b
blue, green, tan to match fabrics
NumStitchedF050
8
NumStitchF051
9
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052b
Feathering
Vines
DesignF052c
Other
DesignF052d
In the ditch quilting around appliques, many different floral, heart, circular, star, and leaf designs used as fillers. Feathered vine in outer border and wavy line and circle in inner border

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
One half of the quilt is heavily faded, probably from exposure to sunlight while the quilt covered a bed.

Quilt provenance

ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Gift
QuiltHistF059
Miss Ima Hogg (1882-1975), a noted Texas decorative arts collector, philanthropist, and historic preservationist, donated the Winedale property and its historic structures and period furnishings to the University of Texas in 1967. This quilt is one of a number of quilts she gave to Winedale in the 1960s and 1970s. Few records exist on the provenance of these quilts, though we know that typically she purchased decorative arts at auction and in antique stores in New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Massachusetts during the 1960s. An invoice for this quilt indicates that Miss Hogg purchased the quilt on October 14, 1963, at Lamb's Mill Antiques near Krumsville, Pennsylvania. She paid $85. for this quilt. Miss Hogg donated this quilt to Winedale in 1967.

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Unknown
QDesignF060b
Unknown
PresUseF062
Museum collection
Study or teaching aid

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Unknown
TopSourceF064
Public domain/traditional pattern

Exhibition history of quilt

ExhibitListF067a
Annual quilt exhibits at Winedale in March 2001, February 2002, February 2003, February 2005; at "Quilts: A Journey Through Time," Kate Adams guest curator, Longview Museum of Fine Arts, Longview, Texas, November 3-December 30, 2001; "Miss Ima’s Quilts," Kate Adams guest curator, Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin, Texas, October 28, 2006–January 7, 2007.

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Public Museum, Library or Institution
OwnerNameF082a
Winedale, Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin
OwnerCityF084
Round Top
OwnerCountyF085
Fayette
OwnerStateF086
Texas (TX)
OwnerCountryF086b
United States
OwnerZipF087
78954-4901
SourceInfoF088b
Winedale
DateObtainedF088c
1967

Other source materials available for this quilt

RelItemsF088a
A black and white photograph of this quilt appears in Mary Ellisor Emmerling, "American Country: A Style and Source Book (New York: C. N. Potter, Inc., 1989), p. 231; this quilt is listed in the exhibit brochure for "Miss Ima's Quilts," October 28, 2006 - January 7, 2007, The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin, Texas.

Image Information

InvenNumF075
W2h6_67.jpg
ImageConF075a
whole quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Digital
DateF079
9
17
2007
CE
photocredit079a1
Billy Moore
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Assistant Director Winedale
CreditLineF080b
Winedale
CopyRestF080c
Winedale P.O. Box 11 Round Top, TX 78954 (979) 278-3530

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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

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verifiedby
Adams, Katherine J.
dateverified
2
25
2008
CE

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