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Where are the records for this quilt housed?
Who documented this quilt?
DAR Museum; Permanent Collection
This is a:
Name(s) for quilt's pattern in common use:
Tree of Life
How wide is the quilt?
How long is the quilt?
Shape of edge:
What color(s) is the quilt?
Overall color scheme:
When was the quilt finished?
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What is the shape of the quilt blocks?
Fiber type(s) used to make the quilt top:
Materials used to make the back:
What color(s) is the back of the quilt?
Number of pieces of fabric in the quilt back:
Width of pieces on the back:
31, 31,39 1/2
Describe the back:
Same fabric used throughout
Materials used in the quilt binding:
Fabric structure of the binding:
Describe the binding:
How is the binding made?
What is the width of the binding (measure on the top only)?
half inch - one inch
What kind of filling is used in the quilt?
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Quilting designs used, overall motifs:
Grid diamond; Outline
Quilting designs used, decorative motifs:
Feathering; Floral; Other
Describe the quilting designs used:
Quilt top made by:
Cordes, Charlotte Evance
Where the quilt was made, city:
St. Stephen's Parish
Where the quilt was made, state:
South Carolina (SC)
Where the quilt was made, country:
Describe anything about the history of the quilt that wasn't already recorded in a previous field:
The maker, Charlotte Evance Cordes, was the daughter of Major Thomas Evance. The counterpane remained in the family, in South Carolina and Savannah, Georgia, until its donation in 1983.
Why was the quilt made?
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Cite this Quilt
Cordes, Charlotte Evanc. Wholecloth. ca. 1810. From DAR Museum, DAR Museum; Permanent Collection. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=16-12-138. Accessed: 12/02/22