Kansas Troubles


Quilt Index Record: 18-36-671

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
State Historical Society of Iowa
InstProjNameF003a
IQRP
InstInvContrNumF004
IQRPS-6
InstInvContrNumF004a
S-6

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Quilt owner
Relative of quiltmaker
DateDataF006b
7-26-1988
RelnQuiltF007
Quilt owner
IfQownerF007b
Inherited

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Kansas Troubles
BrackmanF011a
1270
OverallWidthF12a
76 inches
OverallLengthF012b
80 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
White
Pink
OverallColorF14b
Two color
OverCondF015
Very good/almost new
DamageF016
Stains
Fading
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
FamDateF023c
1875-1925

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
16
SizeBlockF027
9.74 inches square
ArrangeBlockF028
On point or rotated on 45 degrees
SpacingF029
Alternating with plain squares
NumBlockPatF030
One
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
NumBordersF033
Two
BordDescF034
Plain

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Unknown
FabPrintF037
Print
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
EmbellTechF038f
No

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
DescBackF043
Solid/plain

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Back turned to front

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cannot tell

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
NumStitchedF050
7
DesignF052a
Grid/crosshatch
All-over-design
Single parallel lines

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Harmon, Georgiana Scurr
QuiltedByF055
Harmon, Georgiana

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Greencastle Township
ProvCountyF057b
Marshall
ProvStateF057d
Iowa (IA)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
QuiltHistF059
She traveled around the world, saw Hitler in a hotel, drove a car until 90 years old.

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Unknown
QDesignF060b
Bedding, daily use
PresUseF062
Unknown

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Unknown
TopSourceF064
Unknown
PattSourceF065
Unknown

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Private

Quiltmaker personal information

MaidenF097b
Scurr
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
3-3-1863
MarriageF099b
1905
DeathF100
6-28-1962
EthnicF101
Welsh
EdBkgdF102
College
RelAffF103
Methodist
OccupationF104
Techer, homemaker
BirthplaceCityF098a
Bureau county
BirthplaceStateF098b
Illinois
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
EnviroF104c
Rural

Quiltmaker address

CountyF106
Marshall
CityF106a
Greencastle Township
StateF107
Iowa (IA)
CountryF108
United States

Quiltmaker Family history

FatherNameF109
Scurr, James B.
MotherNameF111
Scurr, Maria
SpouseF113
Harmon, Ellsworth
OccupationF115
Farmer
NoChildF116
None

Quiltmaker personal quilting history

LearnedToQuiltF117
From Relative

Image Information

InvenNumF075
IQRPS-6.jpg
ImageConF075a
Full Image
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Slide
DateF079
7
26
1988
CE
DigDateF079a
7
21
2008
CE

File Information

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Image - medium display (250-550 pixels)
file_medium
image
file_format
jpeg
Contributing Institutions
MATRIX: Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University, Michigan State University Museum, Alliance For American Quilts
Publisher
Quilt Index
Resource Type
StillImage

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