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Old Italian Blocks; Tile Pattern
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Where are the records for this quilt housed?
Who documented this quilt?
DAR Museum; Permanent Collection
This is a:
Old Italian Blocks
Names for quilt's pattern in common use:
Brackman # or other source & #:
How wide is the quilt?
How long is the quilt?
What color is the quilt?
White; Green; Red
Overall color scheme:
When was the quilt finished?
Describe the quilt's layout:
Number of quilt blocks:
Size of quilt blocks:
Arrangement of quilt blocks:
Spacing of quilt blocks:
Side by side
Number of different block patterns used in the quilt:
What is the shape of the quilt blocks?
Number of borders:
Describe the borders:
Band of white with sawtooth edge on both sides, 4 inches wide.
Fiber types used to make the quilt top:
Fabric styles used in the quilt top:
Piecing techniques used to make the quilt top:
Applique techniques used to make the quilt top:
Materials used to make the back:
What color is the back of the quilt?
Number of pieces of fabric in the quilt back:
Width of pieces on the back:
33 1/4, 2 5/8
Describe the back:
Same fabric used throughout
How is the binding made?
Back turned to front
What kind of filling is used in the quilt?
How thick is the quilt?
Thin (Less than 3/16?)
How are the layers held together?
Thread type used for the quilting:
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Number of quilting stitches per inch, place 1:
Number of quilting stitches per inch, place 2:
Quilting designs used, overall motifs:
Single parallel lines; Grid diamond
Features or notes about the quilt's appearance, materials, or construction:
Sawtooth border is appliqued.
Harker, Rebecca Gladstone; Gladstone, Rebecca
Where the quilt was made, city:
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Describe anything about the history of the quilt that wasn't already recorded in a previous field:
See DAR 97.2.1 for another quilt by same maker.
Why was the quilt made?
Baby or crib
Ownership of this quilt is:
Quilt owner's name:
Quilt owner's city:
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Cite this Quilt
Harker, Rebecca Gladstone; Gladstone, Rebecc. Old Italian Blocks. ca. 1860. From DAR Museum, DAR Museum; Permanent Collection. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=16-12-165. Accessed: 12/10/23