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Title Godey Quilt Block
Object Name Appliqué
Catalog Number 1990.6.2
Description Appliqué portrait of a figure inspired by an illustration in the article, "1840s Fashion," which ran in "Vogue" magazine in July 1930. Embroidery highlights on the bonnet, face, and ermine wrap and stole. The green cotton ground is quilted in a flower and trellis pattern, the batting is cotton, and the backing is muslin. One of several appliqués the maker elected not to use on her Godey Quilt.
Place of Origin Louisville, KY
Used Louisville, KY
Material Cotton/Ribbon
Technique Quilting/Embroidery
Artist Lissauer, Mildred Potter,1897-1998
Role Artist Quiltmaker
Search Terms Godey's Lady's Book and Magazine
Quilts and Quilting
Subjects Applique
Quilting --Kentucky
Quilts --Kentucky
People Lissauer, Mildred Potter, 1897-1998
Year Range From 1933
Year Range To 1934
Caption Godey Quilt Block
Number of Images 1
Dimensions H-15.5 W-14.5 inches
Dimension type 1
Height (ft) 1.292
Height (in) 15.5
Width (cm) 36.83
Width (ft) 1.208
Width (in) 14.5
Ownership History Lissauer, Mildred Potter (1897-1998)