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Ocean Wave Variaiton (Irish Chain Var.)

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QUILT INDEX RECORD

9-6-1524

Who documented this quilt?

Louisiana Quilt Documentation Project

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

Louisiana Regional Folklife Program; Tech University

Date data was collected:

5/7/1989

Lousiana Quilt Documentation Project ID#:

1947

Quilt owner's city:

Camp Commitment, Claiborne Parish

Quilt owner's state:

Louisiana (LA)

Quilt top made by:

Massey, Frances Kendrick

Quiltmaker's date of birth:

1860s

Quiltmaker's date and place of death:

1950s

Type of item:

Finished quilt

Sizes, overall width:

79.75

Sizes, overall length:

89

Sizes, block, length x width:

9.75 X 10.5

Describe any unusual techniques used to make the quilt top:

Pieced

Pieced quilt type:

Block pattern

Binding:

Front turned to back; Bias grain; Hand sewn

Number of borders:

4

Border description:

2.5 inches wide

Top fabric, fiber:

Cotton

Top fabric, design:

Solid/plain; Print

Top fabric, colors:

White; Pink; Red; Blue

Top fabric, color value:

Dark colors

Backing/lining fiber:

Cotton

Backing/lining, design:

Solid/plain

Number of quilting stitches per inch, place 1:

5

Quilting, color of thread:

white,red,blue

Quilting, design:

By the Piece, Figure

Batting:

Cotton

Condition:

Excellent/like new

Related items such as diaries, obituaries, wills, household inventories, or pictures of the quiltmaker:

The owner found the quilt in the maker's "Hope Chest" and does not believe that it has ever been used.

Quilt's title:

Ocean Wave Variaiton (Irish Chain Var.)

Family/owner's date for quilt:

1890

Enter the name and/or title of the person who estimated the quilt's date:

Date estimated by Susan Roach

Place made, country:

United States

Copyright holder:

Louisiana Regional Folklife Program

Cite this Quilt

Massey, Frances Kendric. Ocean Wave Variaiton (Irish Chain Var.). From Louisiana Regional Folklife Program, Louisiana Quilt Documentation Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=9-6-1524. Accessed: 08/15/22