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29-24-2176

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Who documented this quilt?

Nebraska Quilt Project (Lincoln Quilters Guild)

Nebraska Quilt Project Number:

744

When was the form filled out?

5/22/87 Bassett

Name(s) for quilt's pattern in common use:

Whig Rose Variation

How long is the quilt? (in or cm?)

88 inches

Time period:

1850-1875

When was the quilt finished:

1859

If the date was estimated by an antique dealer, quilt historian or appraiser, enter that date.

1859

Enter the name and/or title of the person who estimated the quilt's date.

Date estimated by NQP committee member, corrected later if deemed appropriate by UNL graduate student researcher in consultation with Patricia Crews.

Further information concerning date(s):

Date marked on quilt.

Quilting techniques used:

Hand quilting

Number of quilting stitches per inch, place 1:

8.5 stitches per inch

Describe the quilting designs used:

Quilting design - representational

Quilt top made by:

Lucy, Isabella

Where the quilt was made, country:

USA

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

Quilt maker also quilted it.; Quilt pieced by one person

Why was the quilt made?

Unknown

Where did the maker get their materials?

Unknown

Quiltmaker's birth date:

1827

Quiltmaker's date and place of death:

1912

Quiltmaker's ethnic background/tribal affiliation:

English; Unknown

Quiltmaker's religious affiliation:

Church of Christ

Copyright holder:

Contact Archives and Special Collections, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries for image use

Cite this Quilt

Lucy, Isabell. Whig Rose Variation. 1859. From University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Nebraska Quilt Project (Lincoln Quilters Guild). Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=29-24-2176. Accessed: 07/04/22