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QUILT INDEX RECORD

36-34-429

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

International Quilt Museum

Who documented this quilt?

International Quilt Museum Collection; Ardis and Robert James Collection

International Quilt Museum Accession Number:

1997.007.0556

Owner's name for quilt:

Original, Lyres

How wide is the quilt?

92"

How long is the quilt?

76"

Time period:

1850-1875

Family/owner's date for quilt:

c1850

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

1870

Fiber types used to make the quilt top:

Cotton

Fabric types used to make the quilt top:

Broadcloth; Muslin

Applique techniques used to make the quilt top:

Hand Applique; Reverse Applique

Describe the techniques used to make the quilt top:

Pieced

How is the binding made?

Separate binding applied; Straight grain

Number of quilting stitches per inch, place 1:

14

Number of quilting stitches per inch, place 2:

16

Quilt top made by:

Maker, Unknown

Where was the quilt made?

Possibly made in Pennsylvania

Where the quilt was made, country:

United States

Ownership of this quilt is:

Public Museum, Library or Institution

Quilt owner's name:

International Quilt Study Center and Museum

Access and copyright information:

Restricted

Copyright holder:

International Quilt Study Center and Museum

Cite this Quilt

Maker, Unknow. Original, Lyres. 1850-1875. From International Quilt Museum, International Quilt Museum Collection; Ardis and Robert James Collection. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=36-34-429. Accessed: 06/16/24