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QUILT INDEX RECORD

40-38-1754

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

Oregon Quilt Project

Who documented this quilt?

Oregon Quilt Project

OQP ID#

2014.MA.WHC.013

Site

Mission Mill

Date (as mm-dd-yyyy or c.yyyy, e.g. c.1965).

10-04-2014

Quilt Title

Field of Daisies

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

Private

Owner's Name

Carol M. Roberts

City

Salem

State

Oregon (OR)

Country

United States

Quilt name or pattern used by family/owner.

Field of Daisies

Owner's relationship to quiltmaker (if any)

Blood relative of quiltmaker

If you chose Other, for the relationship to the source, describe the relationship here.

Niece

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

Gift

Occasion, date, person inherited from, etc:

Gift from aunt & uncle

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

Son, William Dodd Roberts, will inherit this quilt. Brought to OR in Dec 1978 when moved here.

Date finished (as mm-dd-yyyy or c.yyyy, e.g. c.1965). Leave blank if you don't know.

c.1969

Place made: City

Preston

State

Missouri (MO)

Country

United States

Top made by (person or group) Names must be listed last name first, followed by first name and middle name or initials; last name should be followed by a comma and space.

Gott, Opal

Quilted by (person or group) Names must be listed last name first, followed by first name and middle name or initials; last name should be followed by a comma and space.

Gott, Opal

Reason(s) quilt was made: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Wedding

Has this quilt been exhibited, displayed, or entered in competitions? Please use the separate pages attached for exhibition and contest history.

Quiltopia

Prizes won? no, yes. List dates and events

No

Quiltmaker's Occupation(s)(at the time the quilt was made)

Housewife/ mother

Date of birth (as mm-dd-yyyy or c.yyyy, e.g. c.1965).

10-26-1910

Place of birth Select the state of the quilt maker's birth.

Missouri

Place of birth Select the quilt maker's country of birth, if known.

United States

Date of death (if applicable, as mm-dd-yyyy or c.yyyy, e.g. c.1965). You may also include Place of death

c.1992 in Missouri

Highest education level completed:

Elementary

Occupation [Spouse]

School teacher/ office manager

Maiden name

Dodd

Ethnicity

Caucasian

Religious Affiliation

Baptist

Number of children

2

Major influences on quilt making? Other interesting information about the quiltmaker:

Number of quilts made unknown. When, where and from whom or what was quilting learned? -- She may have taught herself to quilt. I know she taught herself to crochet. I have the papers she copied from a library book on how to crochet. She crocheted bedspreads & tablecloths.

Did the quiltmaker participate in group quilting activities?

Don't know

When, where and from whom or what was quilting learned? Choose the way(s) the quilt maker learned to quilt. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Self-Taught

Favorite pattern: Piecing preferences: Quilting is done with:

Piecing preferences: by hand Quilting is done with: frame on horses

Reason(s) for quiltmaking: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Gifts; Pleasure

Do you know if any of the following exist?

Photos of quilt maker; photo of quilt

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

66"

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

77.5"

Block Size: width x length

8" x 8"

Block Pattern Name:

Field of Daisies

BB# or other #:

796

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

Other

If none of the options in the above field describe the quilt, explain the quilt setting here.

Quilt Layout Format: on point

Shape of Edge: (choose one)

Straight

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

Cream; Turquoise or Teal

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

Light or pastel colors; Dark colors

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

Stains

Overall Condition:

Very good/almost new

Repairs to Quilt? Comments or notes on quilt's condition or repair history:

None

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

Cotton; Cotton or polyester blend

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.

Floral; Multiple scrap; Novelty; Paisley; Plaid; Print; Solid/plain; Other

Describe any unique characteristics of fiber, fabric, or fabric prints used. There is a separate Field (38g) for embellishments.

Fabric patterns, styles or prints used: scrap dress prints

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

Hand Piecing

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

Hand quilting

Number of stitches per inch

16

Thread Type

Cotton

Thread color

White

Width between Quilting Quilting is: _dense _medium _sparse

dense

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

Echo

Decorative Patterns: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Wreaths

Describe any quilting designs that appear on the quilt, but were not listed in a previous field. Marking Lines:

Overall Pattern Design: echo on the inside pieces

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

Quilt Batting Materials Used: (choose one)

Cotton

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

Cotton

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

White

Number of pieces in quilt back

2

Width of pieces (nearest 1/2")

32", 34"

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

Hand sewn

Photo Credit:

Eileen

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

Old clothes; Sewing scraps

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

Commercial/Published source: Pattern

If you know the commercial name of the pattern used for this quilt, please enter it. This may include books, magazines, newsletters, pattern companies, computer software programs, and kits.

Commercial/Published Source: Old Chelsea Needlework Station - Alice Brooks & Laura Wheeler Designers

RELATIONSHIP OF SOURCE PERSON TO QUILT: Choose the best description of the relationship of the source to the quilt. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Quilt owner

IF SOURCE PERSON IS QUILT OWNER: If the source is the owner, choose how they came to own the quilt. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Received as a gift

GENDER: Choose the gender of the quilt maker(s). Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Female

STATE: Enter the state where the quilt maker lives/lived.

Missouri (MO)

COUNTRY: Enter the country where the quilt maker lives/lived.

United States

Cite this Quilt

Gott, Opa. Field of Daisies. c.1969. From Oregon Quilt Project, Oregon Quilt Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=40-38-1754. Accessed: 12/03/21