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QUILT INDEX RECORD

8-5-224

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

University of Louisville Archives and Records Center

Who documented this quilt?

Kentucky Quilt Project

Kentucky Quilt Project Number:

34-5-S140

Owner's name for quilt:

Kentucky Sun

What color(s) is the quilt?

Green; Orange; Red

Quilt's condition:

Poor/very worn

Damage:

Disintegration of fabric

Time period:

1876-1900

Family/owner's date for quilt:

before 1895

Date estimated by an antique dealer, quilt historian or appraiser:

c.1880

Who estimated the quilt's date?

evaluator

Fiber type(s) used to make the quilt top:

Wool

Fabric type(s) used to make the quilt top:

Linsey-woolsey; Handwoven

Fabric styles used in the quilt top:

Print; Solid/plain

Quilting techniques used:

Hand quilting

Features or notes about the quilt's appearance, materials, or construction:

75"x62"

Quilt top made by:

Grider, Nancy Miller

Where the quilt was made, county:

Russell

Where the quilt was made, state:

Kentucky (KY)

Where the quilt was made, country:

USA

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

Nancy helped shear the sheep, carded the wool, and spun the thread to weave the lindsey cloth to make the quilt which she hand quilted. She probably dyed the colors too.

Ownership of this quilt is:

Private

Access and copyright information:

Restricted

Copyright holder:

Kentucky Quilt Project

Cite this Quilt

Grider, Nancy Mille. Kentucky Sun. 1876-1900. From University of Louisville Archives and Records Center, Kentucky Quilt Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=8-5-224. Accessed: 11/27/22