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Broderie Perse Medallion

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11-37-3824

Quilt top made by:

Who did quilting/tying?

Other type(s) of inscription:

No inscription

Pattern name, variations and comments:

Broderie Perse Medallion

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

Massachusetts Quilt Documentation Project - MassQuilts

Who documented this quilt?

Massachusetts Quilt Documentation Project, MassQuilts

MASS-Quilts ID#

178

Museum Accession Number:

Vermont 4705

Ownership of this quilt is:

Private

Quilt owner's country:

United States

Width:

108

Length:

112

Name of quilting group (that made the quilt):

Elizabeth Braun Bruner or Mercy Jane Kern Dye

Quiltmaker's state:

Ohio (OH)

Quiltmaker's city:

Finley

Quiltmaker's country:

United States

Ethnic group:

German

How did the quiltmaker learn to quilt?

Unknown

When did the quiltmaker learn to quilt?

Unknown

Why does/did the quiltmaker quilts?

Unknown

How did owner acquire quilt?

Inheritance

Where, why, for what occasion/person/use was quilt made?

Unknown

Source of pattern:

Unknown

Time period:

1850-1875

Anything else known about his quilt or quilter? Does quilt owner own other vintage quilts? How many?

See notes

Format:

Finished quilt

Technique, piecing:

Unknown

Technique, applique:

Hand Applique

Technique, novelty:

Unknown

Technique, embellishments:

Unknown

Spacing of quilt blocks:

Unknown

Block shape:

Unknown

Fabric fibers:

Cotton

Weaves/Surfaces:

Unknown

Patterns:

Unknown

Predominant colors:

Blue or Navy

Antique colors:

Unknown

Overall color scheme:

Unknown

Quilting:

Hand quilting

Motif design, overall:

Stipple

Motif design, decorative:

Unknown

Motif design, background:

Unknown

Border; technique, fiber, weave, pattern:

Pieced, several/Streak of Lightning/Birds in the Air, cotton. 1824 fabric

Binding and edging:

Front turned to back

Binding; fiber:

Cotton

Binding; weave:

Unknown

Batting:

Cotton

Batting thickness:

Thin

Backing, fiber:

Woven or homespun

Backing, weave and pattern:

pieced, homespun

Backing, predominant color:

Unknown

Describe the back:

Unknown

Inscription, type:

Unknown

Inscription, front/back:

Unknown

Inscription, technique:

Unknown

Condition:

Good/moderate use

Condition, damage:

Stains

Repairs:

Unknown

Details

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If the date was estimated by an antique dealer, quilt historian or appraiser, enter that date:

1850c

Embellishments used:

Unknown

Where did the maker get their materials?

Unknown

Quiltmaker's gender:

Unknown

Access and copyright information for image:

Restricted

Copyright holder:

Massachusetts Quilt Documentation Project (MassQuilts)

Cite this Quilt

;. Broderie Perse Medallion. 1850-1875. From Massachusetts Quilt Documentation Project - MassQuilts, Massachusetts Quilt Documentation Project, MassQuilts. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=11-37-3824. Accessed: 05/29/22