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57-171-107

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

Textile Research Centre (TRC) Leiden

Who documented this quilt?

Textile Research Centre (TRC) Leiden Collection

If this quilt is owned by a museum, enter the accession number:

TRC 2019.2652

Source of the information on this quilt:

Volunteer at Textile Research Centre Leiden

When was the form filled out?

2021-04

This is a:

Quilted garment

Names for quilt's pattern in common use:

Quilted Kimono

Brackman # or other source & #:

Brackman# 3153 'Roman Stripes'

How wide is the quilt?

71 cm (body) sleeves 45 cm each

How long is the quilt?

133 cm

What color is the quilt?

Blue; Brown; Burgundy; Cream; Gold; Lavender; Maroon; Orange; Pink; Purple; Red; Turquoise or Teal; Yellow

Overall color scheme:

Multicolor

Overall condition:

Excellent/like new

Type of inscription:

Signature; Date

What is inscribed on the quilt?

‘ H.G.Vogelsang-Lieste, 1999-2000,2760,H.L.’ on back neck of garment

What is the date inscribed on the quilt?

1999-2000

Method used to make the inscription:

Attached label; Ink

Time period:

2000-2025

When was the quilt started?

1999

When was the quilt finished?

2000

Describe the quilt's layout:

Block pattern

Number of quilt blocks:

460

Size of quilt blocks:

3" square

Arrangement of quilt blocks:

Straight

Spacing of quilt blocks:

Side by side

What is the shape of the quilt blocks?

Same block throughout

Fiber types used to make the quilt top:

Cotton; Cotton or polyester blend; Silk; Other synthetic

Fabric types used to make the quilt top:

Broadcloth; Sateen; Satin

Fabric styles used in the quilt top:

Multiple scrap; Print; Solid/plain

Piecing techniques used to make the quilt top:

Machine Piecing

Embellishment techniques used to make the quilt top:

Attachments (beading, charms, buttons, etc)

Materials used to make the back:

Satin/Sateen

What color is the back of the quilt?

Yellow

Number of pieces of fabric in the quilt back:

5

Width of pieces on the back:

74, 34, 34, 70, 70 cm

How do you describe the quilt's back?

Machine sewn; Same fabric used throughout; Solid/plain

Materials used in the quilt binding:

Cotton

Fabric structure of the binding:

Plain weave

How is the binding made?

Separate binding applied; Straight grain; Hand sewn

What is the width of the binding (measure on the top only)?

half inch - one inch

What kind of filling is used in the quilt?

Cannot tell

How thick is the quilt?

Medium

How are the layers held together?

Machine quilting

Thread type used for the quilting:

Cotton

Color of thread used in the quilting:

Yellow, orange, purple, red

Number of quilting stitches per inch, place 1:

7

Number of quilting stitches per inch, place 2:

8

Width between quilting lines:

2-3 inches

Quilting designs used, overall motifs:

All-over-design; Meander/free motion; Clamshell

Quilt top made by:

Vogelsang-Lieste, Henny

Quilted by:

Vogelsang-Lieste, Henny

Where was the quilt made, city:

Schagen

Where was the quilt made, country:

Netherlands

How was this quilt acquired?

Gift

Tell the story of how the quilt was obtained:

Vogelsang Family Donation

Quilt is presently used as:

Museum collection

Exhibitions where this quilt was displayed:

American Quilts 2020 at the Textile Research Centre Leiden

Ownership of this quilt is:

Public Museum, Library or Institution

Quilt owner's name:

The Textile Research Centre Leiden

Quilt owner's city:

Leiden

Quilt owner's country:

Netherlands

Quiltmaker's maiden name:

Lieste

Quiltmaker's gender:

Female

Quiltmaker's ethnic background/tribal affiliation:

Dutch

Quiltmaker's religious affiliation:

Protestant

Quiltmaker's occupation:

Nurse

Quiltmaker's city:

Schagen

Quiltmaker's country:

Netherlands

Number of children:

4

How did the quiltmaker learn to quilt?

Self-taught

When did the quiltmaker learn to quilt?

Age 30-39

Why does the quiltmaker quilt?

Pleasure

Does/did the quiltmaker belong to a group? Name of the group?

Victory Quilters

Estimated number of quilts made by this quiltmaker:

20-50 quilts

Does/did the quiltmaker sell quilts?

no

Does/did the quiltmaker teach quilting?

no

Access and copyright information:

Restricted

Copyright holder:

Textile Research Centre (TRC) Leiden, all rights reserved.

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Cite this Quilt

Vogelsang-Lieste, Henn. Quilted Kimono. 2000. From Textile Research Centre (TRC) Leiden, Textile Research Centre (TRC) Leiden Collection. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=57-171-107. Accessed: 02/09/23