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Brides Quilt; Cock's Comb and Bird Medallion
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QUILT INDEX RECORD
Where are the records for this quilt housed?
Indiana State Museum
Who documented this quilt?
Indiana Quilt Registry Project
Indiana Quilt Registry Project Number:
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:
Names for quilt's pattern in common use:
Cock's Comb and Bird Medallion
How wide is the quilt?
How long is the quilt?
Shape of edge:
Shape of corners:
What color is the quilt?
Cream; Green; Red
Notes on condition, damage, or repairs:
Clean, Color is good, fibers are strong
Family/owner's date for quilt:
Date estimated by an antique dealer, quilt historian or appraiser:
Further information concerning dates:
Describe the quilt's layout:
Medallion or framed center
Size of quilt blocks:
15" x 39 3/4"
39 1/4" x 39 1/4"
Number of borders:
Describe the borders:
9" appliqued, butted corners.
Fiber types used to make the quilt top:
Fabric styles used in the quilt top:
Describe the fibers or fabrics in the quilt top:
Applique techniques used to make the quilt top:
Describe the techniques used to make the quilt top:
Block repeated in corners.
Materials used to make the back:
Description of the back:
Width of pieces on the back:
24", 31 3/4", 31"
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)?
half inch - one 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?
Hand quilting; Stuffed work
Color of thread used in the quilting:
Number of quilting stitches per inch, place 1:
Describe the quilting designs used:
Even quilting stitches. Appliques are stuffed and outlined. Mixed designs in the plain areas.
Ownership of this quilt is:
Quilt owner's city:
Quilt owner's state:
Quilt owner's country:
Access and copyright information:
Indiana State Museum
Cite this Quilt
Brides Quilt. 1850-1875. From Indiana State Museum, Indiana Quilt Registry Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=39-40-721. Accessed: 12/09/23