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QUILT INDEX RECORD

48-141-1

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

Blythewood Historical Society

Who documented this quilt?

Blythewood Historical Society; Quilt Documentation and Preservation Program

Quilt #

BLY-020

Ownership of this quilt is: Pre-set to Private

Private

Name of quilt owner:

Martha J. Denka

Quilt owner city:

Blythewood

Quilt owner county:

Richland

Quilt owner state:

South Carolina (SC)

Quilt owner country:

United States

Access and copyright information for image: Pre-set to Restricted

Restricted

Date: (mm/dd/yyyy or c.yyyy, e.g. c.1965).

09/20/16

If you are a relative of the quiltmaker, how are you related? The quiltmaker is my:

Grandmother

Quilt top made by: Enter the name of the person(s) who quilted the top. 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.

Masden, Effie Cundiff

Quilted by: Enter the name of the person(s) who quilted the top. 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.

Masden, Effie Cundiff

Gender: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Female

Quiltmaker's maiden name:

Effie Cundiff

Birthplace city:

Bullitt County

Birthplace state:

Kentucky

Birthplace country:

United States

Birth date: Enter the birth date of the quilt maker (as mm/dd/yyyy or c.yyyy, e.g. c.1965).

12/11/1894

Death date: Enter the date of death of the quilt maker (if applicable, as mm/dd/yyyy or c.yyyy, e.g. c.1965).

09/18/1981

In which kind of environment did the quiltmaker grow up: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Rural

Educational background:

Grade school

Religious affiliation:

Baptist

Occupation:

Housewife

Father's name:

Nathan Cundiff

Father's birthplace:

Bullitt County Kentucky

Mother's name:

Maggie Shaw

Mother's birthplace:

Bullitt County Kentucky

Spouse's/spouses' occupation:

Farmer

Number of children:

1

How did the quiltmaker learn to quilt. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

From relative

Why does/did the quiltmaker quilt: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Necessity; Pleasure

Estimated number of quilts made by this quilter:

20-50 quilts

Does/did quiltmaker sell quilts:

no

Does/did quiltmaker teach quilting?

no

Name(s) for quilt's pattern in common use:

6 Pointed Star

This is a:

Finished quilt

Overall width measurement: Specify units of measure (mm or in or inches)

72 inches

Overall length measurement: Specify unit of measure (mm or in or inches).

120 inches

Shape of edge:

Straight

Predominate color(s): Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Turquoise or Teal; White

Quilt-specific colors: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Chocolate Brown or Hershey Brown

Other color:

multi color

Overall color scheme: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Multicolor

Layout format:

Block pattern

Number of quilt blocks:

20

Size of quilt blocks (L X W):

12 by 12

Arrangement of quilt blocks: block orientation:

Straight

Describe the spacing relative to other blocks: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Side by side

Block style: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Hexagons

Number of borders:

3

Fabric types used in quilt top: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Cotton

Fabric types used in quilt top: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Feedsack

Fabric patterns, styles, motifs, or print categories used in quilt top: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Feedsack; Printed patchwork

Construction techniques used in quilt top: piecing techniques: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Hand Piecing

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

Hand quilting

Number of quilting stitches per inch (Place 1):

4

Quilting designs used: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

All-over-design

Material used in quilt binding: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Cotton

Fabric structure used in binding: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Plain weave

Construction techniques used in binding: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Separate binding applied

Overall condition:

Good/moderate use

Time period:

1930-1949

Fabric fiber types used in quilt back: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Cotton

PHOTO CREDIT: Credit for photographer.

Jim Mclean

Cite this Quilt

Masden, Effie Cundif. 6 Pointed Star. 1930-1949. From Blythewood Historical Society, Blythewood Historical Society; Quilt Documentation and Preservation Program. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=48-141-1. Accessed: 09/27/22