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Griffin, Allie Hammoc. Version of Rick Rack. From Louisiana Regional Folklife Program, Louisiana Quilt Documentation Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=9-6-507. Accessed: 04/14/21

QUILT INDEX RECORD

9-6-507

CONTRIBUTING INSTITUTION NAME: Choose the name of the contributing institution or organization from the list.

Louisiana Regional Folklife Program, Tech University

CONTRIBUTING INSTITUTION'S COLLECTION OR PROJECT NAME: Enter the name of the collection or project from your contributing institution. For example, "Michigan Quilt Project" or "MSU Museum Permanent Collection".

Louisiana Quilt Documentation Project

CONTRIBUTING INSTITUTIONAL INVENTORY CONTROL NUMBERS: Enter the main control number for this item you are entering. For a museum, this will probably be your acquisition number. It may be the number given to the quilt by the state or county project.

820

DATE OF DATA COLLECTION: Enter the date the state or county documentation form was filled out (as mm-dd-yyyy or c.yyyy, e.g. c.1965).

6/12/1997

IF SOURCE PERSON IS QUILT OWNER: If the source is the owner, choose how they came to own the quilt. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Inherited

INTERVIEWER

Susan Roach

TYPE OF QUILT OBJECT: Choose the best description for the quilt being documented.

Quilt top with unfinished edge

QUILT'S TITLE, IF IT HAS ONE: Enter the name given to the quilt by the maker. Many quilts have no title, but contemporary quilters often give a name to their quilts. If the quilt has no title, leave this field blank.

Version of Rick Rack

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.

None

OVERALL WIDTH: Enter how wide the quilt is. Specify units of measure (mm or in or inches)

77

OVERALL LENGTH: Enter how long the quilt is. Specify unit of measure (mm or in or inches).

84

PREDOMINANT COLOR(S): CHECK ALL THAT APPLY: Enter all colors that are found in the quilt. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Pink, Red, Green

OVERALL CONDITION: Choose the best description for the quilt being documented.

Excellent/like new

FAMILY/OWNER'S DATE FOR QUILT: 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).

1930

OTHER DATE ESTIMATION BY WHOM: Enter the name and/or title of the person who estimated the quilt's date for field 23d.

Date estimated by Susan Roach

UNIQUE OR OTHER CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES: Enter any unusual technique that hasn't been described in a previous field.

Pieced

QUILTING TECHNIQUES USED: Choose the technique that best describes the way the quilt layers are held together. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Not quilted

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.

Griffin, Allie Hammock

QUILTED BY: Enter the name of the person(s) who quilted the 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.

Griffin, Allie Hammock

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.

United States

QUILT OWNER CITY

Downsville

QUILT OWNER STATE: State of current quilt owner.

Louisiana (LA)

QUILTMAKER'S MAIDEN NAME: Enter the maiden name of the quilt maker.

Hammock

BIRTH DATE: Enter the birth date of the quilt maker (as mm-dd-yyyy or c.yyyy, e.g. c.1965).

2/16/1898

DEATH DATE, IF APPLICABLE: Enter the date of death of the quilt maker (if applicable, as mm-dd-yyyy or c.yyyy, e.g. c.1965).

6/2/1984

WHY DOES/DID THE QUILTMAKER QUILT: Choose the best explanation(s) for why the quilt maker makes quilts. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Gifts

OTHER, WHY THE QUILTMAKER QUILTS: If you chose Other, explain the why the quilt maker quilts.

Alice taught Allie the basics of quilting, and then Allie learned some from other women in the Red Circle Club at each other's houses.

ESTIMATED NUMBER OF QUILTS MADE BY THIS QUILTER: Choose the number that approximates how many quilts the quilt maker has made.

more than 50

DESCRIBE THE QUILTMAKER'S UNIQUE OR FAVORITE MATERIALS, PATTERNS, QUILTING TECHNIQUES, ETC: Enter the types of patterns, techniques and styles preferred by the quilt maker.

Quilting done with: Other, Bow Tie, Tulip, Drunkard's Path

ANY OTHER NOTES OR STORIES ABOUT THE QUILTMAKER: Enter any information about the quilt maker not already entered in a previous field.

Learned to quilt from: Allie Hammock Griffin learned to quilt from her mother Alice Hammock, who was born in Tulsa, OK on an Indian reservation. Alice and her brother left Tulsa and went to Geogia. She moved to Monroe LA and met George Hammock. They made their home around D Allie liked to change patterns and would cut them out of magazines like Good Housekeeping. She like to give quilts away. She had a steamstress daughter who liked to card cotton as a hobby.

FOR HOLDER OF COPYRIGHT, CONTACT: Enter the name of the person or institution that owns the copyright to the image.

Louisiana Regional Folklife Program