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Red and Green; Current and Coxcomb
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Where are the records for this quilt housed?
Indiana State Museum
Who documented this quilt?
Indiana Quilt Registry Project
Indiana Quilt Registry Project Number:
Person filling out this form is:
Relative of quiltmaker
Source of the information on this quilt:
When was the form filled out?
Who helped you fill out the form?
Where was the quilt documentation day held?
Owner's name for quilt:
Red and Green
Names for quilt's pattern in common use:
Current and Coxcomb
Brackman # or other source & #:
How wide is the quilt?
How long is the quilt?
Shape of edge:
Shape of corners:
What color is the quilt?
Cream; Green; Red
Describe the damage:
Notes on condition, damage, or repairs:
No repairs, Color is good, fibers are weak
Type of inscription:
What is inscribed on the quilt?
What is the date inscribed on the quilt?
Method used to make the inscription:
In the quilting
Family/owner's date for quilt:
Further information concerning dates:
Describe the quilt's layout:
Number of quilt blocks:
9 appliqued blocks, 4 plain blocks
Size of quilt blocks:
12.75" x 12.75"
Arrangement of quilt blocks:
On point or rotated 45 degrees
Spacing of quilt blocks:
Alternating with plain squares
What is the shape of the quilt blocks?
Same block throughout
Number of borders:
Describe the borders:
16 1/4", mitered, butted. Inner border is plain strips, outer border is appliqued.
Fiber types used to make the quilt top:
Fabric styles used in the quilt top:
Describe the fibers or fabrics in the quilt top:
Piecing techniques used to make the quilt top:
Applique techniques used to make the quilt top:
Blanket, buttonhole, or other decorative applique stitch; Hand Applique
Describe the techniques used to make the quilt top:
Materials used to make the back:
Description of the back:
Number of pieces of fabric in the quilt back:
Width of pieces on the back:
15 1/2"; 23.75", 24", 23 1/2"
Describe the back:
Same fabric used throughout
How is the binding made?
Separate binding applied; Straight grain
What is the width of the binding (measure on the top only)?
less than a half inch
How wide is the binding (measure on the top only)?
What kind of filling is used in the quilt?
How thick is the quilt?
Describe the quilt filling:
Seeds are visible in the batting.
How are the layers held together?
Color of thread used in the quilting:
Number of quilting stitches per inch, place 1:
Quilting designs used, overall motifs:
Describe the quilting designs used:
Even quilting stitches.
Quilt top made by:
Where the quilt was made, city:
Where the quilt was made, county:
Where the quilt was made, state:
Where the quilt was made, country:
Ownership of this quilt is:
Quilt owner's city:
Quilt owner's state:
Quilt owner's country:
Quiltmaker's birthplace, state:
Quiltmaker's birthplace, country:
In which kind of environment did the quiltmaker live?
Access and copyright information:
Indiana State Museum
Cite this Quilt
Dixon, _____. Red and Green. 1850-1875. From Indiana State Museum, Indiana Quilt Registry Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=39-40-228. Accessed: 10/03/23