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QUILT INDEX RECORD

26-22-3323

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

West Virginia Department of Archives and History

Who documented this quilt?

West Virginia Heritage Quilt Search

The West Virginia Heritage Quilt Search Number:

50088

Source of the information on this quilt:

JOAN V GUTHRIE, DAUGHTER

When was the form filled out?

August 7, 1992

If you are the quilt owner, how did you acquire this quilt?

Inherited

Interviewer:

FAWN VALENTINE, Key by: JR

Where was the quilt documentation day held?

CHARLESTON

Owner's name for quilt:

PRIDE OF WV

Names for quilt's pattern in common use:

PRIDE OF WEST V, SAWTOOTH DIAMOND VARIATIO

Brackman # or other source & #:

3985, p. 550

How wide is the quilt?

75

How long is the quilt?

76

Shape of edge:

Rounded

Describe the corner treatment:

Mitered

What color is the quilt?

Lavender; White

Overall color scheme:

Light or pastel colors

Quilt's condition:

Good/moderate use

Damage:

Fading; Stains

Describe the damage:

filling/batting visible, Repaired

Type of inscription:

Other

Time period:

1930-1949

Family/owner's date for quilt:

1935

Date estimated by an antique dealer, quilt historian or appraiser:

1930

Describe the quilt's layout:

Medallion or framed center

Arrangement of quilt blocks:

On point or rotated 45 degrees

Sashing width:

No sashing

Number of borders:

3

Describe the borders:

Variety of fabrics

Fiber types used to make the quilt top:

Cotton

Fabric styles used in the quilt top:

Solid/plain

Describe the fibers or fabrics in the quilt top:

Percale

Piecing techniques used to make the quilt top:

Machine Piecing; Hand Piecing

Can you feel or see paper on the quilt that was used as a construction aid?

no

Description of the back:

Percale

What color is the back of the quilt?

Lavender; White

Describe the back:

Same fabric used throughout; Different fabrics; Machine sewn

How is the binding made?

Hand sewn, Machine sewn; Straight grain

What kind of filling is used in the quilt?

Cotton

How are the layers held together?

Hand quilting

Thread type used for the quilting:

Single thread, Cotton thread

Color of thread used in the quilting:

WHITE

Number of quilting stitches per inch, place 1:

8

Number of quilting stitches per inch, place 2:

8

Width between quilting lines:

1.25

Quilting designs used, overall motifs:

Outline; Other

Quilting designs used, background fills:

Grid/crosshatch

Features or notes about the quilt's appearance, materials, or construction:

Pieced back, even stitching

Quilt top made by:

VICKERS, LINNIE ERIE

Other people who worked on this quilt:

Corbin, Mary Virginia

Where the quilt was made, city:

ELKVIEW

Where the quilt was made, county:

KANAWHA

Where the quilt was made, state:

West Virginia (WV)

Where the quilt was made, country:

United States

Tell the story of how the quilt was obtained:

1980

Describe anything about the history of the quilt that wasn't already recorded in a previous field:

Registered quilt with WVHQS

Why was the quilt made?

Gift or presentation; Personal enjoyment

Where did the maker get their materials?

Purchased new

Describe the source of the pattern:

TRADITIONAL

Describe anything about the design of the quilt that wasn't already recorded in a previous field:

PAGE 5: MEDALLION CENTER IS 10.5 X 10.5 19 X 18 29 X 29 SET IN - 45/2 X 45, MAKER ALSO MADE A GREEN & WHITE OF SAME PATTERN AND SHELLEY MOORE, WIFE OF GOVERNOR MOORE, BOUGHT IT. iNCLUDES HUMILITY PATCHES LINNIE ERIE FABER VICKERS CALLED THIS QUILT PRIDE OF WEST VIRGINIA. HER MOTHER, MARY VIRGINIA CORBIN PIECED THE QUILT AROUND 1935AND LINNIE QUILTED IT. SHE GAVE IT TO HER MOTHER-IN-LAW AS A GIFT. IT WAS LATER RETURNED AFTER HER MOTHER-IN-LAW, MARY ALICE JARRETT VICKERS DIED IN 1953.

Related items such as diaries, obituaries, wills, household inventories, or pictures of the quiltmaker:

Photographs, Quilt patterns

Quiltmaker's maiden name:

FABER

Quiltmaker's birth date:

January 27, 1888

Quiltmaker's birthplace, city:

GOLDTOWN

Quiltmaker's birthplace, state:

West Virginia (WV)

Quiltmaker's date and place of death:

November 26, 1985

Quiltmaker's ethnic background/tribal affiliation:

GERMAN/ENGLISH

Quiltmaker's educational background:

Other

Quiltmaker's religious affiliation:

BAPTIST

Quiltmaker's occupation:

HOMEMAKER/TEACHER

In which kind of environment did the quiltmaker live?

Rural

Quiltmaker's spouse's/spouses' and/or partner's/partners' ethnic/tribal background:

ENGLISH & IRISH

Quiltmaker's spouse's/spouses' and/or partner's/partners' occupation:

DAIRY FARMER

Number of children:

6

How many of the quiltmaker's children were girls?

3

How many of the quiltmaker's children were boys?

3

When did the quiltmaker learn to quilt?

Under 10 years of age

Notes on how the quiltmaker learned, and how and why they quilt:

Quiltmaker learned to quilt from: MOTHER

Estimated number of quilts made by this quiltmaker:

100

Does/did the quiltmaker sell quilts?

no

Describe any favorite patterns, tools, etc. used by the quiltmaker:

Place to quilt: DINING ROO, Favorite pattern: DOGWOOD, Type of frame: WOODEN

Any other notes or stories about the quiltmaker:

Quiltmaker was paid to sew, Husband's birth month: March, Husband's birth day: 3, Husband's birth year: 1889, Husband's birthplace: FRAME WV, Husband's date of death: month: June, Husband's date of death: day: 27, Husband's date of death: year: 1967, Husband's burialplace: ELKVIEW WV JARRETT C, Quiltmaker's church: ELKVIEW BAPTIST, Quiltmaker's burialplace: ELKVIEW WV JARRETT CEMETE

Access and copyright information:

Restricted

Copyright holder:

West Virginia Heritage Quilt Search

Cite this Quilt

VICKERS, LINNIE ERI. PRIDE OF WV. 1930-1949. From West Virginia Department of Archives and History, West Virginia Heritage Quilt Search. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=26-22-3323. Accessed: 02/22/24