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Joseph's Coat; Mennonite Bars
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Description of quilt:
This quilt is part of the Joyce Gross Quilt History Collection which the Briscoe Center acquired in 2008.
Who documented this quilt?
Winedale Quilt Collection, Joyce Gross Quilt History Collection, 2008-013
Where are the records for this quilt housed?
Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin
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If you are the quilt owner, how did you acquire this quilt?
Purchased the quilt
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How wide is the quilt?
82 1/2 inches
How long is the quilt?
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What color is the quilt?
Blue or Navy; Green; Pink; Red; Yellow
Overall color scheme:
Multicolor; Bright or primary colors
Describe the damage:
Some soiling; possible pencil marks; stains on red; fading on green
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Describe the borders:
Small blue and white print on all sides, 11 inches wide.
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Description of the back:
decorator sateen in rose print.
What color is the back of the quilt?
Blue or Navy; Green; Orange; Pink; Red
Number of pieces of fabric in the quilt back:
Width of pieces on the back:
16, 36, and 31 inches
Describe the back:
Machine sewn; Same fabric used throughout
How is the binding made?
Front turned to back
What kind of filling is used in the quilt?
How thick is the quilt?
Thin (Less than 3/16?)
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Access and copyright information:
The Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin
Cite this Quilt
; unknow. Joseph's Coat. 1876-1900. From Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin, Winedale Quilt Collection, Joyce Gross Quilt History Collection, 2008-013. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=25-21-179. Accessed: 05/28/23