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Red Green Applique; Red Green Applique - original design; Red/green applique
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QUILT INDEX RECORD
Where are the records for this quilt housed?
International Quilt Museum
Who documented this quilt?
Oregon Quilt Project
Oregon Quilt Project ID#:
Heritage Hall, Salem, Oregon
Date data collected:
Red Green Applique
Ownership of this quilt is:
Quilt owner's country:
Quilt name or pattern used by family/owner:
Red Green Applique - original design
Owner's relationship to quiltmaker (if any):
How was quilt acquired by owner?
Occasion, date, person inherited from, etc:
Purchased from Natalie in Eugene, Oregon. Quilt was made by one of her great-great aunties, Iva Frances Walker Kurtz. She was Natalie's mother's grandfather's sister.
Any additional stories or notes about the quilt's history or ownership?
Who will inherit this quilt?
Family believes quilt was made in 1898. Quilt maker was born and died in Iowa.
Top made by:
Kurtz, Iva Frances Walker
Kurtz, Iva Frances Walker
Quiltmaker's birth date:
Name of the city where the quiltmaker was born:
Name of the state where the quiltmaker was born:
Name of the country where the quiltmaker was born:
Quiltmaker's date and place of death:
02-26-1950 Cedar Rapid, Iowa
Quiltmaker's maiden name:
Quiltmaker's ethnic background/tribal affiliation:
Did the quiltmaker participate in group quilting activities?
She, her mother and her four sisters made quilts.
Please give other stories, customs, or interesting information about this quilt:
Quiltmaker was 38 years old when she married David Kurtz on 6-9-1910. She was his third wife. They had no children. Quiltmaker was one of 7 children; only quiltmaker's brother (Natalie's great-great-grandfather) had children.
This is a:
Overall width (in inches, to the nearest 1/2"):
Overall length (in inches, to the nearest 1/2"):
Block Size: width x length
31 x 31"
Block Pattern Name:
Brackman # or other source & #:
Width: (in inches, to the nearest 1/2") _1 _2 _3 _____other
3 sides have 9" borders; 4th side has 7" border
For quilts with a block format, describe how the quilt blocks are set together:
Describe the quilt setting:
Pieced sashing and corner stones.
Shape of edge:
Gold; Green; Red
Overall Color Value:
Bright or primary colors
Cheddar Orange or Antimony or Chrome Orange; Chrome Green; Turkey Red
Damage to Quilt:
Fading; Stains; Tears or holes
Comments or notes on quilt's condition or repair history:
Binding appears to be new.
Family/owner's date for quilt:
Date Time Frame:
Quilt Top Materials and Construction
Fibers types in Top:
Fabric types in Top:
Fabric patterns, styles or prints used:
Quilt Top Construction
Blanket, buttonhole, or other decorative applique stitch; Hand Applique
Number of stitches per inch:
Width between quilting lines:
Overall Pattern Design:
Double parallel lines; Patches outlined/in the ditch; Single parallel lines
Background Fill Patterns:
Width of Binding:
less than a half inch
Specific Width of Binding (measurement to nearest 1/16"):
3/8" New binding
Quilt Back Materials:
Predominate Color of Backing:
Number of pieces of fabric in the quilt back:
Width of pieces (nearest 1/2"):
33 + 33-1/2 + 21"
Describe the back:
Cite this Quilt
Kurtz, Iva Frances Walke. Red Green Applique. c. 1898. From International Quilt Museum, Oregon Quilt Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=40-38-451. Accessed: 12/10/23