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Original Design Applique; Red and Green Applique

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12-8-2210

Who documented this quilt?

Michigan Quilt Project

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

Michigan State University Museum

Michigan Quilt Project Number:

00.0222

Quilt's title:

Original Design Applique

Name(s) for quilt's pattern in common use:

Red and Green Applique

Quilt top made by:

Gossett, Francis

Quilted by:

Gossett, Francis

If you are a relative of the quiltmaker, how are you related? The quiltmaker is my:

Quilt owner

If you are the quilt owner, how did you acquire this quilt?

Where the quilt was made, county:

Belmont

Where the quilt was made, state:

Ohio (OH)

Time period:

1800-1849

When was the quilt finished?

1847?

Why was the quilt made?

Quilt is presently used as:

Quiltmaker's gender:

Female

Quiltmaker's city:

Belmont

Quiltmaker's state:

Ohio (OH)

Quiltmaker's maiden name:

Tolbert

Quiltmaker's birth date:

early 1800s

In which kind of environment did the quiltmaker live?

How did the quilt maker learn to quilt?

When did the quiltmaker learn to quilt?

Why does/did the quilt maker make quilts?

This is a:

Finished quilt

How wide is the quilt?

77"

How long is the quilt?

77"

Overall color scheme:

Quilt's condition:

Fair/worn

Damage:

Repairs:

Type of inscription:

How was the inscription made?

Where is the inscription found on the quilt?

Describe the quilt's layout:

Block pattern

Number of quilt blocks:

9

Arrangement of quilt blocks:

Straight

Spacing of quilt blocks:

Separated by plain sashing

What is the shape of the quilt block?

Fiber type(s) used to make the quilt top:

Cotton

Fabric type(s) used to make the quilt top:

Applique techniques used to make the quilt top:

Hand Applique

Novelty technique used to make the quilt top:

Embellishment techniques used to make the quilt top:

Embellishment used:

Materials used to make the back:

Cotton

What color is the back of the quilt?

Number of pieces of fabric in the quilt back:

4

Describe the back:

Materials used in the quilt binding:

Fabric structure of the binding?

How is the binding made?

What kind of filling is used in the quilt?

Cotton

Quilting techniques used:

Hand quilting

Number of quilting stitches per inch, place 1:

7

Number of quilting stitches per inch, place 2:

8

Quilting designs used, overall motifs:

Quilting designs used, decorative motifs:

Feathering

Quilting designs used, background fills:

Parallel lines

Where did the maker get their materials?

Where did the maker find their pattern?

Person filling out this form is:

Quilt owner

Ownership of this quilt is:

Private

Quilt owner's name:

L. Patrica Riedel

Quilt owner's city:

Grand Rapids

Quilt owner's county:

Kent

Quilt owner's state:

Michigan (MI)

Tell the story of how the quilt was obtained.

Was made by owners grandfather's step father's mother - Francis was mother of William (Bill) and John Gossett. It was left to Bessie Rosemond Wilkins Gossett the mother of Max Wilkins.

Access and copyright information:

Restricted

How did the quiltmaker participate in the creation of the quilt?

If the source helped design the quilt, describe their input.

Where did the quilt maker find the pattern for the quilting design on this quilt?

Copyright holder:

Michigan State University Museum

Cite this Quilt

Gossett, Franci. Original Design Applique. 1847?. From Michigan State University Museum, Michigan Quilt Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=12-8-2210. Accessed: 05/29/22