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QUILT INDEX RECORD

49-142-2157

ID #

ITH-045

Interviewer

Beth Mulholland

Location of Interview

Ithaca, NY

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

09/16/1989

Who documented this quilt?

New York Quilt Project

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

American Folk Art Museum

Choose whether the quilt is owned by a person (private) or a museum or public collection. Set to Private, but you can be over ride.

Private

City

Ithaca

State

New York (NY)

2. How did the present owner acquire this quilt? Made_____ Inherited____ Found_____ (Where?) Purchased___(Where?)____Given___(By Whom?)____

Purchase

Other (Please explain) 3. Who will be the next owner of this quilt? This field is for any information about how the quilt was acquired and/or where it will go next.

This quilt was purchased in Ithaca.

10. What can you tell me about the quiltmaker's background? 26. Is there anything else we should know about this quilt?

The quilt is a good example of early machine applique (which is applied above background cross hatching)

16. Are there any photographs of the quiltmaker? 17. Did the quiltmaker leave any letters, diaries, or written records? 18. Are there any sewing tools...? 19. Are there any other quilts by the same maker? 25. Does this quilt live with other quilts?

The quilt lives with other quilts by different quiltmakers

20. Did the quiltmaker have a name for this pattern? If so, what?

Spice Pink

Size: Length Specify unit of measure (mm or in or inches).

74"

Width Specify units of measure (mm or in or inches)

68"

Number of blocks (if applicable)

Central block with 4 border panels

Type Assign the circled data to the correct QI field.

Other

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Finished quilt

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Natural Forms

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

Cotton

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

Solid/plain

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

Green; Red; White

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

Side by side

Border: None Single Double Triple

None

Border Fabric: Border Corners:

The binding corners are mitered

BACKING Fabric: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Cotton

BACKING Fabric Design: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Print

Seamed

The back is seamed

Width of Fabric

5 pieces

BINDING Self: Applied: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Straight grain; Machine sewn

BATTING Type:

Cotton

BATTING Condition:

Thin

QUILT TOP CONSTRUCTION Piecing Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Machine Piecing

QUILT TOP CONSTRUCTION Applique Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Machine Applique; Applique

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

Machine quilting

QUILTING DESIGN Overall Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Grid square

CONDITION

Fair/worn

Faded Stained Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Dirty; Fading; Stains

Details

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ACCESS AND COPYRIGHT INFORMATION FOR IMAGE: Choose whether this TIF is available to use other than in this database.

Restricted

FOR HOLDER OF COPYRIGHT, CONTACT: Enter the name of the person or institution that owns the copyright to the image.

American Folk Art Museum, all rights reserved

Cite this Quilt

Spice Pink. From American Folk Art Museum, New York Quilt Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=49-142-2157. Accessed: 05/20/22