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Bible Scenes Quilt; Applique
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QUILT INDEX RECORD
Where are the records for this quilt housed?
University of Louisville Archives and Records Center
Who documented this quilt?
Kentucky Quilt Project; High Museum Collection
CONTRIBUTING INSTITUTIONAL INVENTORY CONTROL NUMBERS: Enter the number given the quilt by the state or county project where the quilt was documented.
ALTERNATIVE INVENTORY CONTROL NUMBER: Enter the number given the quilt by the state or county project where the quilt was documented.
High Museum accession #1995.82
OWNER'S NAME FOR QUILT'S PATTERN: Enter the name given to the quilt by the owner. This can be the name the family used to refer to the quilt as it passed through different generations, e.g. "Aunt Susie's quilt" or a pattern name that the owner used.
Bible Scenes Quilt
ALTERNATE NAME(S) FOR THE QUILT'S PATTERN IN COMMON USE: This is the name of the quilt pattern that it is commonly used among quilt makers and historians. It may be different in different regions of the country.
PREDOMINANT COLORS: CHECK ALL THAT APPLY: Enter all colors that are found in the quilt. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.
Red; Blue or Navy; White
TIME PERIOD: Choose the time frame that best describes when the quilt was made. The date does not have to appear on the quilt to enter it in this field. This can be your best guess based on family stories or your own knowledge of quilts.
FAMILY/OWNER'S DATE FOR QUILT (ACTUAL OR ESTIMATED): If there are family stories that indicate a date when the quilt was made, enter that date (as mm-dd-yyyy or c.yyyy, e.g. c.1965).
FABRIC FIBER TYPES USED IN QUILT TOP: Choose all the types of fiber that are used to make the quilt top. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.
FABRIC FIBER TYPES USED IN QUILT BACK: Choose the fiber type used to make the quilt back. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.
MATERIALS USED IN QUILT BINDING: Choose the fiber type used to make the quilt binding. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.
ANY OTHER FEATURES OR NOTES ABOUT THE QUILT'S APPEARANCE, MATERIALS OR CONSTRUCTION: Describe anything about the physical appearance of the quilt that wasn't already recorded in a previous field.
76 1/2" x 71"
QUILT TOP MADE BY: Enter the name of the person(s) who made the quilt top. 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.
Drake, family member
CITY: Enter the name of the city where the quilt was made. Skip the question if you don't know where the quilt was made.
STATE: Enter the name of the state where the quilt was made. Skip the question if you don't know where the quilt was made.
COUNTRY: Enter the name of the country where the quilt was made. Skip the question if you don't know where the quilt was made.
EXHIBITIONS (LIST ALL): Use this field for all exhibition information rather than the individual fields.
Louisville Celebrates the American Quilt: Always There - The African American Presence in American Quilts. Louisville, KY. February 7-March 31, 1992. Louisville Museum of History and Science.
OWNERSHIP OF THIS QUILT IS: Choose whether the quilt is owned by a person (private) or a museum or public collection.
Public Museum, Library or Institution
NAME OF QUILT OWNER: Add name of Quilt Owner if public other.
QUILT OWNER CITY
QUILT OWNER STATE: State of current quilt owner.
QUILT OWNER COUNTRY: Country of current quilt owner
ACCESS AND COPYRIGHT INFORMATION FOR IMAGE: Choose whether this TIF is available to use other than in this database.
FOR HOLDER OF COPYRIGHT, CONTACT: Enter the name of the person or institution that owns the copyright to the image.
High Museum, Atlanta, GA
Cite this Quilt
Drake, family membe. Bible Scenes Quilt. 1901-1929. From University of Louisville Archives and Records Center, Kentucky Quilt Project; High Museum Collection. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=8-5-432. Accessed: 08/15/22