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39-40-4057

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

Indiana State Museum

Who documented this quilt?

Indiana Quilt Registry Project

Indiana Quilt Registry Project Number:

GR286

Person filling out this form is:

Quiltmaker

When was the form filled out?

11/5/1988

Describe the relationship to the quilt's maker:

Maker pieced the quilt.

Who helped you fill out the form?

CL

Where was the quilt documentation day held?

Greenwood

Owner's name for quilt:

Nosegay Quilt

Names for quilt's pattern in common use:

Bouquet and Fan

Brackman # or other source & #:

Brackman 1399.4; Rehmel 1972

How wide is the quilt?

80"

How long is the quilt?

89"

Shape of edge:

Straight

Shape of corners:

Straight

What color is the quilt?

Green

Overall color scheme:

Multicolor

Describe any colors not included in the other color fields:

Peach

Quilt's condition:

Excellent/like new

Damage:

Dirty

Notes on condition, damage, or repairs:

Color is good, fibers are strong.

Time period:

1930-1949

Family/owner's date for quilt:

1938

Further information concerning dates:

1938. Maker was 20 years old when the quilt was made.

Describe the quilt's layout:

Block pattern

Number of quilt blocks:

27 pieced blocks

Size of quilt blocks:

8.75" x 8.75"

Spacing of quilt blocks:

Separated by plain sashing

Describe the quilt setting:

Up/down orientation

What is the shape of the quilt blocks?

Same block throughout

Sashing width:

4"

Describe the borders:

8" appliqued, mitered corners

Fiber types used to make the quilt top:

Cotton

Fabric styles used in the quilt top:

Dotted; Floral; Geometric; Multiple scrap; Plaid; Solid/plain

Describe the fibers or fabrics in the quilt top:

Muslin weight

Piecing techniques used to make the quilt top:

Hand Piecing

Applique techniques used to make the quilt top:

Hand Applique; Machine Applique

Materials used to make the back:

Cotton

Description of the back:

Glazed

Number of pieces of fabric in the quilt back:

4 pieces

Width of pieces on the back:

32", 6", 34", 4";

Describe the back:

Same fabric used throughout

How is the binding made?

Bias grain

What is the width of the binding (measure on the top only)?

half inch - one inch

What kind of filling is used in the quilt?

Cotton

How thick is the quilt?

Thin

How are the layers held together?

Hand quilting

Color of thread used in the quilting:

White

Number of quilting stitches per inch, place 1:

8

Quilting designs used, overall motifs:

Outline

Quilting designs used, decorative motifs:

Floral

Quilting designs used, background fills:

Parallel lines

Describe the quilting designs used:

Even quilting stitches. Shapes outlined. Florals in the sashing. Parallel diagonal lines in the border.

Quilt top made by:

Spiegel, Olive Weber

Quilted by:

Weber, Lillian

Where the quilt was made, city:

Sumurina

Where the quilt was made, state:

Indiana (IN)

Where the quilt was made, country:

United States

Why was the quilt made?

Personal enjoyment

Describe the source of the pattern:

John Weber designed.

Ownership of this quilt is:

Private

Quilt owner's city:

Greensburg

Quilt owner's state:

Indiana (IN)

Quilt owner's country:

United States

Quiltmaker's gender:

Female

Quiltmaker's birth date:

12/19/2019

Quiltmaker's birthplace, city:

Sumiria

Quiltmaker's birthplace, country:

United States

Quiltmaker's educational background:

High school

Quiltmaker's religious affiliation:

Lutheran

Quiltmaker's occupation:

Homemaker

In which kind of environment did the quiltmaker live?

Rural

Access and copyright information:

Restricted

Copyright holder:

Indiana State Museum

Cite this Quilt

Spiegel, Olive Webe. Nosegay Quilt. 1930-1949. From Indiana State Museum, Indiana Quilt Registry Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=39-40-4057. Accessed: 04/21/24