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6-3-597

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

State Historical Society of Iowa

Who documented this quilt?

Iowa Quilt Research Project

Iowa Quilt Research Project Number:

IQRPG-80

Alternate inventory control number:

G-80

Person filling out this form is:

Quilt owner

When was the form filled out?

6-13-1988

If you are the quilt owner, how did you acquire this quilt?

Purchased the quilt

This is a:

Finished quilt

Quilt's title:

T Quilt variation

Owner's name for quilt:

Tea Quilt

Brackman # or other source & #:

2650

How wide is the quilt?

68.25 inches

How long is the quilt?

76 inches

Shape of edge:

Straight

Shape of corners:

Straight

What color is the quilt?

Blue or Navy; White

Overall color scheme:

Two color

Quilt's condition:

Excellent/like new

Time period:

1930-1949

Describe the quilt's layout:

Block pattern

Number of quilt blocks:

143

Size of quilt blocks:

4.5 inches square

Arrangement of quilt blocks:

On point or rotated on 45 degrees

Spacing of quilt blocks:

Side by side

What is the shape of the quilt blocks?

Squares

Number of borders:

Two

Describe the borders:

Plain

Fiber types used to make the quilt top:

Cotton

Fabric types used to make the quilt top:

Unknown

Fabric styles used in the quilt top:

Print; Solid/plain

Piecing techniques used to make the quilt top:

Machine Piecing

Materials used to make the back:

Cotton

Describe the back:

Solid/plain

Materials used in the quilt binding:

Cotton

How is the binding made?

Straight grain

What kind of filling is used in the quilt?

Cannot tell

How are the layers held together?

Hand quilting

Number of quilting stitches per inch, place 1:

Nine

Quilting designs used, decorative motifs:

Feathering; Wreaths

Describe the quilting designs used:

Circle design. Quilting was done from the back of the quilt.

Quilt top made by:

Gingrich, Anna Mast

Quilted by:

Gingrich, Anna Mast

Where the quilt was made, city:

Kalona

Where the quilt was made, county:

Washington

Where the quilt was made, state:

Iowa (IA)

Where the quilt was made, country:

United States

How was this quilt acquired?

Purchase

Describe anything about the history of the quilt that wasn't already recorded in a previous field:

Quilt was purchased from the maker in 1980.

Why was the quilt made?

Unknown

The quilt was made to be used for:

Unknown

Quilt is presently used as:

Unknown

Where did the maker get their materials?

Unknown

Where did the maker find their pattern?

Unknown

Where did the quiltmaker find the pattern for the quilting design on the quilt?

Unknown

Ownership of this quilt is:

Private

Quiltmaker's maiden name:

Mast

Quiltmaker's gender:

Female

Quiltmaker's birth date:

1904

Quiltmaker's birthplace, city:

Arthur

Quiltmaker's birthplace, state:

Illinois

Quiltmaker's birthplace, country:

United States

Quiltmaker's date and place of death:

1984

Quiltmaker's ethnic background/tribal affiliation:

German

Quiltmaker's religious affiliation:

Amish

Quiltmaker's occupation:

Homemaker

Quiltmaker's county:

Washington

Quiltmaker's city:

Kalona

Quiltmaker's state:

Iowa (IA)

Quiltmaker's country:

United States

Quiltmaker's father's name:

Mast, David

Quiltmaker's father's birthplace:

Arthur, Illinois

Quiltmaker's spouse's/spouses' and /or partner's/partners' name(s):

Gingrich, John

Quiltmaker's spouse's/spouses' and/or partner's/partners' occupation:

Farmer

Number of children:

Two

How did the quiltmaker learn to quilt?

From Relative

Cite this Quilt

Gingrich, Anna Mas. T Quilt variation. 1930-1949. From State Historical Society of Iowa, Iowa Quilt Research Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=6-3-597. Accessed: 07/14/24

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