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Cite this Quilt

Kurtz, Iva Frances Walke. Red Green Applique. c. 1898. From Oregon Quilt Project, Oregon Quilt Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=40-38-451. Accessed: 10/17/21

QUILT INDEX RECORD

40-38-451

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

Oregon Quilt Project

Who documented this quilt?

Oregon Quilt Project

OQP ID#

2016-MA-HH-014

Site

Heritage Hall, Salem, Oregon

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

10-29-2016

Quilt Title

Red Green Applique

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

Private

Owner's Name

Susan Mondon

State

Oregon (OR)

Country

United States

Quilt name or pattern used by family/owner.

Red Green Applique - original design

Owner's relationship to quiltmaker (if any)

Quilt owner

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

Purchase

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? You may also put "Who will inherit this quilt?" in this field.

Family believes quilt was made in 1898. Quilt maker was born and died in Iowa.

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

c. 1898

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

c. 1898

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.

Kurtz, Iva Frances Walker

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.

Kurtz, Iva Frances Walker

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

09-14-1866

Place of birth Name of the city where the quilt maker was born.

Solon

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

Iowa

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

02-26-1950 Cedar Rapid, Iowa

Maiden name

Walker

Ethnicity

White

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.

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

85-1/2"

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

88"

Block Size: width x length

31 x 31"

Block Pattern Name:

Red/green applique

BB# or other #:

original design

Sashing: width

2-1/2" pieced

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

3 sides have 9" borders; 4th side has 7" border

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.

Other

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

Pieced sashing and corner stones.

Shape of Edge: (choose one)

Straight

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

Gold; Green; Red

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

Bright or primary colors

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

Cheddar Orange or Antimony or Chrome Orange; Chrome Green; Turkey Red

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

Fading; Stains; Tears or holes

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

Binding appears to be new.

Family/owner's date for quilt: (as mm-dd-yyyy or c.yyyy, e.g. c.1965).

1898

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.

Solid/plain

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

Hand Piecing

Applique techniques: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Blanket, buttonhole, or other decorative applique stitch; Hand Applique

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

Hand quilting

Number of stitches per inch

10 stitches

Thread Type

Cotton

Thread color

Green, Gold

Width between Quilting Quilting is: _dense _medium _sparse

Dense

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

Double parallel lines; Patches outlined/in the ditch; Single parallel lines

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

Parallel lines

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

Hand sewn

Width of Binding

less than a half inch

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

3/8" New binding

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.

Cream

Number of pieces in quilt back

3

Width of pieces (nearest 1/2")

33 + 33-1/2 + 21"

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

Solid/plain

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