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Tree Everlasting

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QUILT INDEX RECORD

49-142-2181

ID #

ITH-057

Location of Interview

Ithaca

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.

Public Museum, Library or Institution

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Hinckley Museum

City

Ithaca

State

New York (NY)

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

Gift

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.

The quilt was given to the Museum.

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 lived with other quilts in the museum's collection.

Do you know any other name for this pattern?

Tree Everlasting

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

108"

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

104 1/2"

Type Assign the circled data to the correct QI field.

Strip

Type Assign the circled data to the correct QI field.

Triangles

Type Assign the circled data to the correct QI field.

Finished quilt

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

Cotton

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

Print; Solid/plain

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

Beige or Tan; Rust

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

Side by side

Layout: Diagonal

Straight

Border: None Single Double Triple

None

Border Fabric: Border Corners:

The binding corners are butted.

Seamed

The back is seamed.

Width of Fabric

31 1/2", 32", 31", 10"

BACKING Color(s) Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Beige or Tan

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

Back turned to front; Hand sewn

BATTING Type:

Cannot tell

BATTING Condition:

Thin

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

Hand Piecing; Piecing

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

Hand Applique

Enter any unusual technique that hasn't been described in a previous field.

The block or design set is vertical. The quilt top is stitched with running stitches.

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

Hand quilting

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

Clamshell

CONDITION

Fair/worn

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

Dirty; Fading; Stains

Describe other damage.

The quilt is damaged and fragile

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

Tree Everlasting. From American Folk Art Museum, New York Quilt Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=49-142-2181. Accessed: 08/15/22