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Flower Garden

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QUILT INDEX RECORD

49-142-2615

ID #

BEL-226

Location of Interview

Belfast, NY

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

6/12/1989

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

Montrose

State

New York (NY)

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

Inheritance

4. How is the present owner related to the quiltmaker? The quiltmaker is my.....

Grandmother

6. When was the quilt made? Enter (as mm/dd/yyyy or c.yyyy, e.g. c.1965).

Early 1930's

This is a search feature in the QI. If you use this field, your quilts will appear in the Period search on the search QI page.

1930-1949

9. Where did the quiltmaker live when this quilt was made? Choose a state.

New York (NY)

County

Cattaraugus

Town, City or Village

Olean

Choose the Country where this quilt was made.

United States

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

Flower Garden

List others who helped with making the quilt (other than quilting). 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.

This quilt was made by the quiltowner's grandmother, when she died the rest of the quilt was made by the Amish.

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

93"

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

76"

Type Assign the circled data to the correct QI field.

One patch or allover

Type Assign the circled data to the correct QI field.

Hexagons

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.

Blue; Green; Lavender; Pink; White; Yellow

If none of the options in Field 29 describe the quilt, explain the quilt setting here.

Separated by a single row of hexagons

Layout: Diagonal

Straight

Border: None Single Double Triple

2

Border Fabric: Border Corners:

This quilt has a double border and the border's fabric is solid.

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

Cotton

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

Solid/plain

Width of Fabric

42"

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

White

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

Bias grain; Hand sewn; Machine sewn

BATTING Type:

Polyester

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

Hand Piecing

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

Hand quilting

Stitches per Inch (top only)

6

QUILTING DESIGN Describe any other quilting designs or notes.

The quilt stitches are even.

CONDITION

Very good/almost new

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

Cite this Quilt

Flower Garden. Early 1930's. From American Folk Art Museum, New York Quilt Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=49-142-2615. Accessed: 12/02/22