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QUILT INDEX RECORD

49-142-2630

ID #

BEL-119

Location of Interview

Belfast, NY

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

9/12/1989

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

Fillmore

State

New York (NY)

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

Inheritance

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

After 1866's

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1850-1875

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

New York (NY)

21. Has the quilt ever been exhibited? If so, where?

Yes, this quilt has been exhibited at a local library quilt show.

Description (describe the quilt in one or two sentences.

Shades of brown - from wedding dresses and quilted in brown.

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

88"

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

71"

Number of blocks (if applicable)

30

Type Assign the circled data to the correct QI field.

Block pattern

Type Assign the circled data to the correct QI field.

Squares

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Finished quilt

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

Cotton

Other______

From a wedding dress

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

Alternating with plain squares

Layout: Diagonal

On point or rotated on 45 degrees

Border Fabric: Border Corners:

There is no border on this quilt.

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

Cotton

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

Solid/plain

Seamed

The back is seamed.

Width of Fabric

35"

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

Beige

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

Hand sewn; Machine sewn; Straight grain

BATTING Type:

Cotton

BATTING Condition:

Thin

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)

5

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

Echo

QUILTING DESIGN Describe any other quilting designs or notes.

The quilt stitches are even.

CONDITION

Very good/almost new

For any other comments, please use blank sheets.

This quilt was made from grandmother's wedding dress.

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

After 1866's. From American Folk Art Museum, New York Quilt Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=49-142-2630. Accessed: 12/02/22