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Album Quilt; Friendship quilt, Apple Pie Ridge Star

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QUILT INDEX RECORD

16-12-187

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

DAR Museum

Name of the museum who collected this information.

DAR Museum; Permanent Collection

CONTRIBUTING INSTITUTIONAL INVENTORY CONTROL NUMBERS: Enter the number given the quilt by the state or county project where the quilt was documented.

98.35

TYPE OF QUILT OBJECT: Choose the best description for the quilt being documented.

Finished quilt

QUILT'S TITLE, IF IT HAS ONE: Enter the name given to the quilt by the maker. Many quilts have no title, but contemporary quilters often give a name to their quilts. If the quilt has no title, leave this field blank.

Album Quilt

ALTERNATE NAME(S) FOR QUILT'S PATTERN IN COMMON USE: This is the name of the quilt pattern that it is commonly used among quilt makers and historians. It may be different in different regions of the country.

Friendship quilt, Apple Pie Ridge Star

OVERALL WIDTH: Enter, in inches, how wide the quilt is.

103 inches

OVERALL LENGTH: Enter, in inches, how long the quilt is.

100 inches

SHAPE OF EDGE: Choose the best description for the edges of the quilt.

Straight

PREDOMINANT COLOR(S): CHECK ALL THAT APPLY: Enter all colors that are found in the quilt. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

White; Red

OVERALL COLOR SCHEME: Choose the best color scheme description for the quilt being documented.

Two color

OVERALL CONDITION: Choose the best description for the quilt being documented.

Fair/worn

TYPE(S) OF INSCRIPTION: Choose all the options that are found on the quilt. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Initials; Message; Date; Multiple Names

CONTENT OF INSCRIPTION(S): Enter the exact inscription here, including dates in the same form in which they appear on the quilt. Do not correct any spellings. If you are unsure of a letter or name, place a (?) to indicate uncertainty.

My Sister,/ Dear Sister Take the gift I gift/ For warm it comes from the deep/ Fountains of that love/ Thy sister bears for thee/ A sister's love/ Tis not a formal word or empty sound/ Just to beguile thy fancy, but a spring/ A living spring/ Where waters/ Never fail/ L. Downey With this little token/ of respect/ Accept a sister's best wishes for your/ Happiness/ And may your present sheer feelings/ Be retained through life's uncertain path/ Elizabeth Slingluff. Oft will memory recur to pleasant moments/ spent with. In distant lands, still/ remember and cherish thought for me/ Elizabeth S. Worley/ Dover/ 1846 Susanna Baker Friendship/ It is a mutual binding hold most dear/ That suffers not the slightest ________/ Like as the ivy round the elm doth wreath/ So friendship twines nor quits it's hold til death/ Liberty June 15, 1845/ S. M. Owings Ann M. Jones Friendship Offering/ ELW Muriel C. Jones/ 1847 Libertytown Amiabilitiy with its adornments/ is our inestimable pleasure/ to its _______/ _____ Jan 17, 1846 Dear Sister, Thou art just entering the drama of/ Life. May fortune bestow her most propostious smiles/ and _______ thy pathway with/ happiness is the wish of B.G. Downey Hope the balm of life/ soothes us under every misfortune/ N. C. Deardorff March 1846 Mary E. Riner/ Linganore 1844 Keepsake/ The lady is fair/ And all adorned in her simplicity/ Candid a Heaven made her/ everywhere/ Lovely to me/ M. Deardorff March 1846 Ye Matilda, though time may ______ and distance/ Intervene, Prosperity enliven or/ adversity depress, still forget/ not your sincere friend/ Joseph Slingluff Houstes Ann Joufe (?)/ Jan 12th, 1847 Peace to thy path/ Where'ever it be/ May all good angels keep/ And may his hand/ Be over thee, who/ Rules the/ mighty/ deep/ M A Slingluff As gold more splendid than the fire appears/ Thus friendship rightious by the thoughtfullness/ C. W. Deardorff/ March 1846 To Cousin Matilda/ In Memory and Friendship/ .... Hannah M Jones/ Linganore Abraham Jones/ Liberty Town/ Fred County/ Maryland Friendship/ The _____/ all ____ life is long/ ____ / For this/ ____ Wilson/ Liberty Town/ April 25 1845 Cousin Matilda Forget thee! No never! it has been joy/ In suffering and in tears/ To know thou wert still the same/ As in our earlier years/ The undying love of early youth/ still fair in tis own changeless truth/ H. E. Barrick Hunter Ann Riner/ January 12th 1847 Furino L. Jones

DATE OF INSCRIPTION: Enter the date found on the quilt. If there is more than one date, enter others in field 20 (as mm-dd-yyyy or c.yyyy, e.g. c.1965)

12 January 1847

METHOD OF INSCRIPTION: Choose the method used to inscribe the quilt. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Ink; In the quilting

LOCATION OF INSCRIPTION: Enter where the inscription was found on the quilt.

on block

TIME PERIOD: Choose the time frame that best describes when the quilt was made. The date does not have to appear on the quilt to enter it in this field. This can be your best guess based on family stories or your own knowledge of quilts.

1800-1849

DATE FINISHED: Enter the date the quilt was finished (as mm-dd-yyyy or c.yyyy, e.g. c.1965). Leave blank if you don't know.

ca. 1846

LAYOUT FORMAT: Choose the best description for the layout (or set) of the quilt.

Block pattern

NUMBER OF QUILT BLOCKS: This field only applies to quilts with a block format. Some blocks are harder to count than others (e.g. Storms at Sea, Double Wedding Ring). If needed, describe how the blocks were counted or if there are half blocks/corner blocks

25

SIZE OF QUILT BLOCKS (L X W): Applies only to block pattern quilts; block patterns are by far the most common layout formats. Block patterns don't have to be square (Double Wedding Ring and Grandmother's Flower Garden are common non-square blocks).

15 1/2 x 15 1/2

ARRANGEMENT OF QUILT BLOCKS: BLOCK ORIENTATION: This field only applies to quilts with a block format. Choose the best description for how the quilt blocks appear in the quilt.

On point or rotated on 45 degrees

SPACING RELATIVE TO OTHER BLOCKS: This field only applies to quilts with a block format. Choose the best description for how the quilt blocks are set together. Sashings are strips of fabric that separate the quilt blocks from one another.

Alternating with plain squares

NUMBER OF DIFFERENT BLOCK PATTERNS PRESENT: Enter the number of different block patterns used in the quilt.

1

BLOCK STYLE: Some patterns use the same shape template throughout the quilt (i.e. Charm quilts, Grandmother Flower Garden, Brick wall, Lone Star). If this applies to your quilt, choose the best description.

Squares

NUMBER OF BORDERS: Borders are the strips of fabric that are added after the blocks (and sashings) are put together. They appear on the outside edges of the quilt. Quilts often have multiple borders. Enter the number of borders on the quilt.

1

BORDER DESCRIPTION: Describe the style of the borders (i.e. pieced, appliquéd, stenciled) and the width of each border, from the inside to the outside.

Double sawtooth in red with white background 9 3/4 inches. [ One row of sawtooth pointing out around center, second row around outside edge of quilt pointing in, white in between.]

FABRIC FIBER TYPES USED IN QUILT TOP: Choose all the types of fiber that are used to make the quilt top. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Cotton

FABRIC PATTERNS, STYLES, MOTIFS, OR PRINT CATEGORIES USED IN QUILT TOP: Choose all the types of prints that are used to make the quilt top. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Print; Solid/plain

CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES USED IN QUILT TOP: PIECING TECHNIQUES: Choose the piecing method used to make the quilt. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one. Skip the question if no piecing appears on the quilt.

Hand Piecing

CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES USED IN QUILT TOP: APPLIQUE TECHNIQUES: Choose the applique method used to construct the quilt. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one. Skip the question if no applique appears on the quilt.

Hand Applique

CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES USED IN QUILT TOP: EMBELLISHMENT TECHNIQUES: Choose the embellishment technique used to make the quilt. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one. If your answer in Field 38f was no, skip this question.

Ink drawing

FABRIC FIBER TYPES USED IN QUILT BACK: Choose the fiber type used to make the quilt back. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Cotton

COLOR OF BACKING: Enter all colors that are found in the quilt backing. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

White

NUMBER OF PIECES IN QUILT BACK: Enter the number of pieces of fabric used in the quilt back.

4

WIDTH OF PIECES: Enter, in inches, the width of the pieces of fabric on the back of the quilt. Do not enter if the back is an art quilt.

19 1/2, 29, 29 1/2, 20 3/4

DESCRIPTION OF BACK: Choose the best description for the back of the quilt. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Same fabric used throughout

CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES USED IN BINDING: Choose the construction technique used to make the quilt binding. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Back turned to front

WIDTH OF QUILT BINDING: Choose the width (in inches) of the binding of the quilt. Measure from the front side only.

less than a half inch

MATERIAL USED FOR QUILT BATTING OR FILLING: Choose the fiber content that best describes the material used to fill the quilt.

Cotton

BATTING LOFT: Choose the thickness of the quilt filling that best describes the quilt.

Thin (Less than 3/16?)

QUILTING TECHNIQUES USED: Choose the technique that best describes the way the quilt layers are held together. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Hand quilting

THREAD TYPE: Describe the fiber content or type of quilting thread used on the quilt.

cotton

THREAD COLOR: Enter the color(s) of thread used to hold the quilt layers together.

white

NUMBER OF QUILTING STITCHES PER INCH (PLACE 1): Count only the stitches that are visible on the top and measure in one place on the quilt. Enter the measurement.

19

NUMBER OF QUILTING STITCHES PER INCH (PLACE 2): Count only the stitches that are visible on the top and measure in a different place on the quilt. Enter the measurement.

20

QUILTING DESIGNS USED: MOTIFS/OVERALL PATTERNS: Choose the overall quilt design found on the quilt top. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one. Skip the question if none of the designs appear on the quilt.

Grid diamond; Single parallel lines

QUILTING DESIGNS USED: DECORATIVE PATTERNS: Choose the decorative quilt design found on the quilt top. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one. Skip the question if none of the designs appear on the quilt.

Vines; Wreaths; Feathering

CITY: Enter the name of the city where the quilt was made. Skip the question if you don't know where the quilt was made.

Libertytown

STATE: Enter the name of the state where the quilt was made. Skip the question if you don't know where the quilt was made.

Maryland (MD)

COUNTRY: Enter the name of the country where the quilt was made. Skip the question if you don't know where the quilt was made.

USA

ANY ADDITIONAL STORIES OR NOTES ABOUT THE QUILT'S OWNERSHIP OF HISTORY: Describe anything about the history of the quilt that wasn't already recorded in a previous field.

Matilda Jones was married to Henry Swope May,17,1847. Represented on the Quilt are 1.her father or grandfather Abraham Jones Died 3-19-1854 at 78, 2. her sister Hannah M. Jones who married the Revd. Peter Wilson Nov,11 ,1847 in the Methodist Church, N. London Central Chapel near Linganore and probably his --------Wilson name in a block. 3. her sister Elizabeth Slingluff who married Joseph Slingluff [Frederick Co] October 13,1836 and his name in a block.. 4. her sister L. Downey Lydia Jones M. Basil Downey October6, 1838. Fred. Co. and his name in a block-B G Downey. 5.probablyMA Slingluff is Mary Anne Shriver who married George W Slingluff 9-13-1836 and a relative of Joseph Slingluff. 6. probably H E Barrick is Hannah E Barrick who married George B. Deardorf 9-8-1846 7. probably Susanna Baker is the Susanna S Baker who married Robert B Moxley 1-4-1865

QUILTMAKER'S REASONS FOR MAKING THE QUILT: If the quilt was made for a specific purpose, choose the reason from the list. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Wedding

OWNERSHIP OF THIS QUILT IS: Choose whether the quilt is owned by a person (private) or a museum or public collection.

Public-Other

NAME OF QUILT OWNER: Add name of Quilt Owner if public other.

DAR Museum

QUILT OWNER CITY

Washington, DC

QUILT OWNER STATE: State of current quilt owner.

Washington D.C.

QUILT OWNER COUNTRY: Country of current quilt owner

USA

QUILTMAKER'S MAIDEN NAME: Enter the maiden name of the quilt maker.

Jones

GENDER: Choose the gender of the quilt maker(s). Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Female

RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Enter the religious affiliation of the quilt maker.

Methodist

FATHER'S NAME: Enter the name of the quilt maker's father.

Jones, Abraham

ACCESS AND COPYRIGHT INFORMATION FOR IMAGE: Choose whether this TIF is available to use other than in this database.

Restricted

FOR HOLDER OF COPYRIGHT, CONTACT: Enter the name of the person or institution that owns the copyright to the image.

DAR Museum

Cite this Quilt

Album Quilt. ca. 1846. From DAR Museum, DAR Museum; Permanent Collection. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=16-12-187. Accessed: 10/28/21