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Zig Zag Pattern; Lightening Streak

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28-30-456

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

Florida Quilt Project; Sunshine State Quilters Association

Who documented this quilt?

Florida Quilt Project

Florida Quilt Project Number:

SSQA LMFL - 30

This is a:

Finished quilt

Owner's name for quilt:

Zig Zag Pattern

Names for quilt's pattern in common use:

Lightening Streak

Brackman # or other source & #:

114

How wide is the quilt?

77"

How long is the quilt?

75"

Shape of edge:

Straight

Shape of corners:

Straight

Overall color scheme:

Multicolor

Quilt's condition:

Poor/very worn

Damage:

Fading; Stains; Tears or holes

Time period:

1901-1929

Family/owner's date for quilt:

c.1920's

How are the layers held together?

Hand quilting

Quilting designs used, overall motifs:

Elbow/fan

Quilt top made by:

Lake, Viola Haeline Dollar

Where the quilt was made, city:

Lumber City

Where the quilt was made, county:

Telfair

Where the quilt was made, state:

Georgia (GA)

Where the quilt was made, country:

United States

How was this quilt acquired?

Inheritance

Tell the story of how the quilt was obtained:

Dad gave it to me, he inherited it from his grandmother

Why was the quilt made?

Other

The quilt was made to be used for:

Bedding, daily use

Quilt is presently used as:

Other

Where did the maker get their materials?

Sewing scraps

Ownership of this quilt is:

Private

Quilt owner's name:

Mary Rowell

Quilt owner's city:

Lake Mary

Quilt owner's county:

Seminole

Quilt owner's state:

Florida (FL)

Quilt owner's country:

United States

Quiltmaker's maiden name:

Dollar

Quiltmaker's gender:

Female

Quiltmaker's birth date:

10-02-1878

Quiltmaker's birthplace, city:

Randolph County

Quiltmaker's birthplace, state:

Alabama

Quiltmaker's birthplace, country:

United States

Quiltmaker's date and place of death:

c.1960

Quiltmaker's occupation:

Homemaker

In which kind of environment did the quiltmaker live?

Rural

Quiltmaker's father's name:

James Daniel Dollar

Quiltmaker's father's birthplace:

AL

Quiltmaker's father's ethnic/tribal background:

Scottish/Welsh

Quiltmaker's mother's name:

Amanda Permelia Windsor

Quiltmaker's mother's ethnic/tribal background:

Scottish/English

Quiltmaker's spouse's/spouses' and /or partner's/partners' name(s):

Robert Lake

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

Scottish/English

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

Farmer

Number of children:

8

How many of the quiltmaker's children were girls?

4

How many of the quiltmaker's children were boys?

4

How did the quiltmaker learn to quilt?

From Relative

When did the quiltmaker learn to quilt?

Age 11-19

Why does the quiltmaker quilt?

Necessity

Estimated number of quilts made by this quiltmaker:

5-20 quilts

Does/did the quiltmaker sell quilts?

no

Does/did the quiltmaker teach quilting?

no

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Cite this Quilt

Lake, Viola Haeline Dolla. Zig Zag Pattern. 1901-1929. From Florida Quilt Project, Florida Quilt Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=28-30-456. Accessed: 07/24/24