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QUILT INDEX RECORD

40-38-1651

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

Oregon Quilt Project

Who documented this quilt?

Oregon Quilt Project

OQP ID#

2019.DS.SP.36

Site

Sisters, OR - Stitchin' Post

Date data collected:

03-09-2019

Quilt Title

"Log Cabin" (Straight Furrow var.)

Choose whether the quilt is owned by a person (private) or a museum or public collection.

Private

Owner's Name

Shoulders, Suzette DeCourcey

City

Bend

State

Oregon (OR)

County

Deshutes

Country

United States

Quilt name or pattern used by family/owner.

Log Cabin

How was quilt acquired by owner? Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Purchase

Occasion, date, person inherited from, etc:

I bought this beauty for $200 at the Sisters Habitat Thrift Shop in July of 2015.

Any additional stories or notes about the quilt's history or ownership? You may also put "Who will inherit this quilt?" in this field.

I hope to give this quilt to a museum.

Type of Object: Choose the best description for the quilt being documented.

Finished quilt

Overall Size: (in inches, to the nearest 1/2") Overall:width

84"

Overall Size: (in inches, to the nearest 1/2") Overal: length

84"

Block Size: width x length

9¼" x 9¼"

Block Pattern Name:

Log Cabin

BB# or other #:

BB# 2573

Borders: _1 _2 _3 _more than 3

2

Width: (in inches, to the nearest 1/2") _1 _2 _3 _____other

1st Border = 2½" Pink 2nd Border = 7¼" Medium dark Print

Quilt Layout Format: (choose one) Choose the best description for the layout (or set) of the quilt.

Block pattern

This field only applies to quilts with a block format. Choose the best description for how the quilt blocks are set together. Sashings are strips of fabric that separate the quilt blocks from one another.

Side by side

Shape of Edge: (choose one)

Straight

Predominate Colors: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Brown; Coral; Pink

Overall Color Value: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Multicolor

Quilt-Specific Colors: (check all that apply) Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Butterscotch; Chocolate Brown or Hershey Brown; Chrome Yellow; Double Pink; Lancaster Blue; Madder Brown

Describe any colors used in the quilt not previously described.

Bubblegum Pink; Purple (fugitive)

Damage to Quilt: (check all that apply) Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Disintegration of fabric; Stains

Overall Condition:

Very good/almost new

Approximate date of estimation: (as mm-dd-yyyy or c.yyyy, e.g. c.1965).

c.1870's

By Whom (OQP member):

MBC

Date Time Frame:

1850-1875

Quilt Top Materials and Construction: Fibers types in Top: (check all that apply) Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Cotton

Fabric types in Top: (check all that apply) Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Muslin

Fabric patterns, styles or prints used: (check all that apply) Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Checked; Dotted; Floral; Geometric; Mourning Prints; Multiple scrap; Print; Striped

Quilt Top Construction--Piecing techniques: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Foundation Piecing; Hand Piecing

Quilting Description: Techniques Used: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Hand quilting

Number of stitches per inch

5-6

Thread Type

Cotton

Thread color

Brown

Width between Quilting Quilting is: _dense _medium _sparse

¾" Dense Quilting

Overall Pattern Design: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

In-the-ditch; Single parallel lines

Binding (check all that apply) Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Front turned to back; Hand sewn

Width of Binding

less than a half inch

Specific Width of Binding: (measurement to nearest 1/16")

¼"

Quilt Batting Materials Used: (choose one)

Wool

Batting Loft:

Thin

Quilt Back Materials & Construction (check all that apply) Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Cotton

If you chose Other, please describe the fiber used in the quilt back.

Strip pieced - reversible

Predominate Color of Backing: (check 3 max.) Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Brown

Number of pieces in quilt back

Multiple

Width of pieces (nearest 1/2")

5½" ; 8"

Description of Back: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Reversible

Photo Credit:

K. Yee

Source of Quilt's Materials: (check all that apply) Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Old clothes; Sewing scraps; Unknown

Quilt Top Pattern Source: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Public domain/traditional pattern

Quilt Design Pattern Source: (check all that apply) Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Public domain

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Cite this Quilt

"Log Cabin" (Straight Furrow var.). 1850-1875. From Oregon Quilt Project, Oregon Quilt Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=40-38-1651. Accessed: 06/27/22