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Roman Squares Wall Hanging
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Where are the records for this quilt housed?
Textile Research Centre (TRC) Leiden
Who documented this quilt?
Textile Research Centre (TRC) Leiden Collection
Textile Research Centre Leiden Number:
Source of the information on this quilt:
Volunteer at the Textile Research Centre, Leiden
When was the form filled out?
This is a:
Describe the item:
Wall hanging with sleeve on back
Owner's name for quilt:
Roman Squares Wall Hanging
Brackman # or other source & #:
How wide is the quilt?
How long is the quilt?
Shape of edge:
What color is the quilt?
Black; Gray; Pink; Purple
Overall color scheme:
Multicolor; Dark colors
Describe the quilt's layout:
Number of quilt blocks:
Size of quilt blocks:
Arrangement of quilt blocks:
Spacing of quilt blocks:
Side by side
Describe the quilt setting:
Blocks arranged to form a medallion.
What is the shape of the quilt blocks?
Same block throughout
Number of borders:
Describe the borders:
1. Solid dark grey ¾”. 2. Solid pink ¾”. 3. Solid grey ¾”. Solid black 4 ¾”
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Materials used to make the back:
What color is the back of the quilt?
Number of pieces of fabric in the quilt back:
Width of pieces on the back:
26 x 85cm, 58 x 85cm
How do you describe the quilt's back?
Materials used in the quilt binding:
Fabric structure of the binding:
How is the binding made?
Separate binding applied; Straight grain; Hand sewn; Machine sewn
How wide is the binding (measure on the top only)?
less than a half inch
What kind of filling is used in the quilt?
How thick is the quilt?
How are the layers held together?
Thread type used for the quilting:
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Quilting designs used, overall motifs:
In-the-ditch; Single parallel lines
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Quilting designs used, background fills:
Features or notes about the quilt's appearance, materials, or construction:
A pair with 2022.1177. Amish style coloring and design.
Where was the quilt made, country:
How was this quilt acquired?
Tell the story of how the quilt was obtained:
Donor - The Tracing Patterns Foundation, Gift of David and Bonnie Naifeh Smith, 2022
Quilt is presently used as:
Where did the maker find their pattern?
Traditional pattern variation
Ownership of this quilt is:
Public Museum, Library or Institution
Quilt owner's name:
Textile Research Centre Leiden
Quilt owner's city:
Quilt owner's country:
Access and copyright information:
Textile Research Centre (TRC) Leiden, all rights reserved
Cite this Quilt
Roman Squares Wall Hanging. 2000-2025. From Textile Research Centre (TRC) Leiden, Textile Research Centre (TRC) Leiden Collection. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=57-171-168. Accessed: 12/10/23