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President Polk in White House; New York Beauty

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QUILT INDEX RECORD

8-5-667

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:

35-4-703

Owner's name for quilt:

President Polk in White House

Names for quilt's pattern in common use:

New York Beauty

What color is the quilt?

Red; Green; Cream

Quilt's condition:

Excellent/like new

Time period:

1876-1900

Family/owner's date for quilt:

1878

How are the layers held together?

Hand quilting

Color of thread used in the quilting:

some red, green

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

Gauze-like backing quilted in some colored threads. Hand-dyed fabrics.

Quilt top made by:

Dinning, Mrs. Irene

Where the quilt was made, city:

Franklin

Where the quilt was made, state:

Kentucky (KY)

Where the quilt was made, country:

United States

Exhibitions where this quilt was displayed:

Quilt Day. The Kentucky Quilt Project. LVAA

Ownership of this quilt is:

Private

Quiltmaker's date of death:

1900

Access and copyright information:

Restricted

Copyright holder:

Kentucky Quilt Project

Cite this Quilt

Dinning, Mrs. Iren. President Polk in White House. 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=8-5-667. Accessed: 02/22/24

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