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Sawtooth; Delectable Mountains
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Where are the records for this quilt housed?
Who documented this quilt?
DAR Museum; Permanent Collection
This is a:
Names for quilt's pattern in common use:
Brackman # or other source & #:
How wide is the quilt?
How long is the quilt?
88 1/2 inches
Shape of edge:
Shape of corners:
What color is the quilt?
Red; Rust; Beige or Tan; Brown
Overall color scheme:
Notes on condition, damage, or repairs:
Large dark triangles were originally purple, now faded to brown.
Describe the quilt's layout:
Number of quilt blocks:
Size of quilt blocks:
8" x 8"
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:
Inner border 3 1/2" wide of pieced triangles alternating with plain off white triangles. Outer border 7 1/2" wide of a brown/red stripe fabric giving the appearence of multiple small borders.
Fiber types used to make the quilt top:
Fabric styles used in the quilt top:
Striped; Solid/plain; Floral
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Materials used to make the back:
What color is the back of the quilt?
Beige or Tan
Number of pieces of fabric in the quilt back:
Width of pieces on the back:
24", 27".27", 9 1/4" [this last section is in two parts to achieve length.]
Describe the back:
Same fabric used throughout; Hand sewn
Materials used in the quilt binding:
Fabric structure of the binding:
How is the binding made?
Straight grain; Back turned to front
What is the width of the binding (measure on the top only)?
less than a half inch
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?
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Quilting designs used, overall motifs:
Single parallel lines; Double parallel lines
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Where the quilt was made, country:
Ownership of this quilt is:
Public- DAR Museum
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Cite this Quilt
Sawtooth. 1850-1875. From DAR Museum, DAR Museum; Permanent Collection. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=16-12-57. Accessed: 02/07/23