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church member. Applique Sampler. 1850-1875. From Signature Quilt Pilot Project, Signature Quilt Project Public Submission. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=2-33-65. Accessed: 04/14/21

QUILT INDEX RECORD

2-33-65

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

Signature Quilt Pilot Project

CONTRIBUTING INSTITUTION'S COLLECTION OR PROJECT NAME: Enter the name of the collection or project from your contributing institution. For example, "Michigan Quilt Project" or "MSU Museum Permanent Collection".

Signature Quilt Project Public Submission

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.

Applique Sampler

OVERALL WIDTH: Enter how wide the quilt is. Specify units of measure (mm or in or inches)

81 inches

OVERALL LENGTH: Enter how long the quilt is. Specify unit of measure (mm or in or inches).

81 inches

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

Gold, Green, Red

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

Date, Multiple Names, Signature

CONTENT OF INSCRIPTION: 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.

see makers' names for list of embroidered names on quilt

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)

1860

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

Embroidery

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

on block, on border

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.

1850-1875

OTHER EXTERNAL OR PROFESSIONAL DATE ESTIMATION: If the date was estimated by an antique dealer, quilt historian or appraiser, enter that date (as mm-dd-yyyy or c.yyyy, e.g. c.1965).

1860

FURTHER INFORMATION CONCERNING DATE(S): If you know anything else about the date the quilt was made, please tell the story.

date embroidered in black embroidery thread

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

Block pattern

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.

Solid/plain

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.

Blanket, buttonhole, or other decorative applique stitch, Hand Applique

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

Dimensional 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.

Embroidery

QUILT TOP MADE BY: Enter the name of the person(s) who made the quilt top. Names must be listed last name first, followed by first name and middle name or initials; last name should be followed by a comma and space.

church members

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.

West Virginia

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.

United States

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

Quilt owned by descendant of the Rev Daniel Hitt Kincheloe Dix, who was a circuit rider for the Methodist Episcopal Church in West Virginia in the towns of Cameron (1859), Grave Creek (1860), New Martinsville (1861-1862). DHK Dix was also a member of the West Virginia Senate 1865-1870.

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.

Autograph or friendship, Gift or presentation

OTHER TOP PATTERN SOURCE(S): If you chose Other, please explain where the pattern was found.

Unknown

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

Johnson, French personal interview June 2009

QUILT OWNER CITY

Port Orange

QUILT OWNER STATE: State of current quilt owner.

Florida

QUILT OWNER COUNTRY: Country of current quilt owner

United States

DESCRIPTION OF ESSAY: Paragraph length description of the object.

Floral applique sampler made by church members for the Rev DHK Dix.

PHOTO CREDIT: Credit for photographer.

Nan Moore

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

Restricted

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