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QUILT INDEX RECORD

11-37-6879

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

Massachusetts Quilt Documentation Project - MassQuilts

Who documented this quilt?

Massachusetts Quilt Documentation Project, MassQuilts; Concord Museum

MASS-Quilts ID Number:

5206

Alternate inventory control number:

CM#13.1993

Ownership of this quilt is:

Public Museum, Library or Institution

Quilt owner:

Concord Museum

Quilt owner's city:

Concord

Quilt owner's state:

Massachusetts (MA)

Quilt owner's county:

Middlesex

Quilt owner's country:

United States

Width:

87.5

Length:

88.5

Time period:

1850-1875

Format:

Finished quilt

Technique, piecing:

Hand Piecing

Technique, applique:

Hand Applique

Spacing of quilt blocks:

Side by side

Vertical rows, horizontal rows and number of blocks:

5 vertical rows, 5 horizontal rows, 25 blocks

Block shape:

Squares

Block size:

14 1/8"

Fabric fibers:

Cotton

Patterns:

Print

Describe the fibers or fabrics in the quilt top:

plain weave, Quilt is great example of Turkey red, cheddar & poison green

Predominant colors:

Cream

Quilting:

Hand quilting

Motif design, overall:

Echo

Quilting stitches per inch, place 1:

8

Width between quilting lines:

1/4"

Number of borders:

1

Border; technique, fiber, weave, pattern:

Appliqued, cotton, plain weave, print, 8"

Binding and edging:

Separate binding applied

Binding; fiber:

Cotton

Binding; weave:

Plain weave

Binding; pattern:

Turkey red

Batting:

Cotton

Backing, number of pieces:

three pieces

Backing, fiber:

Cotton

Backing, predominant color:

Cream

Inscription, content:

Label: Property of Miss Eileen E. Borland 20A Prescott St. Cambridge, Mass

Inscription, technique:

Ink

Condition:

Good/moderate use

Condition, damage:

Stains

Describe the damage:

stuffed work thinning; cotton oil stain on back

Condition, structurally sound?

This quilt is structurally sound.

Pattern name, no. and source:

46.47

Pattern name, variations and comments:

Pineapple/Pieced

Details

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Date estimated by an antique dealer, quilt historian or appraiser:

1860c

Access and copyright information:

Restricted

Copyright holder:

Concord Museum

Cite this Quilt

Pineapple/Pieced. 1850-1875. From Massachusetts Quilt Documentation Project - MassQuilts, Massachusetts Quilt Documentation Project, MassQuilts; Concord Museum. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=11-37-6879. Accessed: 04/20/24