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QUILT INDEX RECORD

49-142-2671

ID #

BUF-58

Interviewer

P. Cotter

Location of Interview

Buffalo Historical Society

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

6/10/1989

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

Amherst

State

New York (NY)

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

Inheritance

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.

Inherited from the quilt owner's mother. The Buffalo History of quilt - it was stored for 80 years in attics, basements. The quilt owner had it backed to hang in their new home with other antiques.

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

Great-grandmother

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

1900

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.

1901-1929

Was it made for a particular person, or for a special occasion or purpose? Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Commemorative

Do you know any other name for this pattern?

Commemorative

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.

Sider Sisters of Fort Erie, Ontario

Description (describe the quilt in one or two sentences.

Multicolored 1" square poatage stamp triangles - Pan American Exposition Buffalo NY 1901. The quilt is in very good condition with some deterioration.

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

66"

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

80"

Type Assign the circled data to the correct QI field.

Block pattern

Type Assign the circled data to the correct QI field.

Squares

Type Assign the circled data to the correct QI field.

Finished quilt

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

Silk

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

Checked; Plaid; Print; Solid/plain; Striped

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

Multicolor

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

Side by side

Layout: Diagonal

Straight

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

Cotton

Please describe any other fabric used in the quilt back.

[there is a note on sheet in pencil but it is illegable]

Seamed

The back is seamed.

Width of Fabric

41" - 41"

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

Navy

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

Back turned to front

Enter any binding materials used on the quilt that do not appear in a previous field.

The corners were mitered.

BATTING Type:

Polyester

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

QUILTING DESIGN Describe any other quilting designs or notes.

Straight lines done to stabilize

CONDITION

Very good/almost new

Describe other damage.

The quilt is damaged.

Identifying Marks: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Date; Message

Enter the exact inscription here, including dates in the same form in which they appear on the quilt. Do not correct any spellings. If you are unsure of a letter or name, place a (?) to indicate uncertainty.

Pan American Exposition Buffalo NY 1901 written in velvet on fron

For any other comments, please use blank sheets.

Quilt was never exhibited or finished until 2 1/2 years ago. The quilt owner had it backed and quilted for wall hanging

Details

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FABRIC TYPES USED IN QUILT TOP: Choose all the types of fabric that are used to make the quilt top.

Velvet

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

Commemorative. 1900. From American Folk Art Museum, New York Quilt Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=49-142-2671. Accessed: 12/02/22