CRAZY QUILT


Quilt Index Record: 50-8A-A7D

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
West Virginia Department of Archives and History
InstProjNameF003a
West Virginia Heritage Quilt Search
InstInvContrNumF004
50084

Information source fields

DateDataF006b
August 7, 1992
interviewerF007e
MARGARET MEADOR, Key by: JR
locationF007f
CHARLESTON

Overall Quilt Description

OwnerNameF010
CRAZY QUILT
AltNameF011
CRAZY QUILT, CRAZY QUILT, CRAZY QUILT
BrackmanF011a
3581, p. 308
OverallWidthF12a
99
OverallLengthF012b
98
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OtherShapeCornerF013c
Butted
OverallColorF14b
Bright or primary colors
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
FamDateF023c
1945
OtherExDateF023d
1945

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Crazy
NumBlockF026
12
SizeBlockF027
21.5 X 21.5
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SashWidthF032
No sashing
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
Same fabric for all

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
Other
FabricTypeF036
Velvet
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
VELVET
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
Hand Piecing
EmbellTechF038f
No
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
PaperF038i
no
EmbMatF039
Wool thread

Quilt back materials and construction

ColorBackingF040b
Purple
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Edges turned in/ no separate binding
Machine sewn

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Tied or tufted

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
Pieced back

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
ARTHUR, LILLIAN BROOKS

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
DUNBAR
ProvCountyF057b
KANAWHA
ProvStateF057d
West Virginia (WV)
ProvCountryF057f
United States

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Personal enjoyment

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Purchased new
Sewing scraps
OthTopSourceF064a
TRADITIONAL

Quiltmaker personal information

MaidenF097b
BALLARD
BirthDateF099
January 3, 1910
MarriageF099b
1945
EthnicF101
ENGLISH/IRISH
EdBkgdF102
High School
RelAffF103
CATHOLIC
OccupationF104
SALES CLERK
BirthplaceCityF098a
DUNBAR
BirthplaceStateF098b
West Virginia (WV)
EnviroF104c
Rural

Quiltmaker Family history

SpouseF113
ARTHUR, BASIL BURLEY
EthBkgrndF114
IRISH
OccupationF115
RAILROAD OFFICE CLER
NoChildF116
1
NoFemF116a
1

Quiltmaker personal quilting history

WhenQuiltF118
Under 10 years of age
OtherF119a
Quiltmaker learned to quilt from: MOTHER DAD

Other quilts made by quiltmaker

NumQuiltsF123
25
SellQuiltF127
no
FavesF130
Favorite pattern: WEDDING RING, Type of sewing: ALTERATION
AddNotesF132
Quiltmaker was paid to sew, Husband's birth month: February, Husband's birth day: 12, Husband's birth year: 1887, Husband's birthplace: PROCIOUS WV, Husband's date of death: year: 1981, Husband's burialplace: SUNSET SO CHARLESTON, Quiltmaker's church: ST. ANTHONY'S CHARLESTON

Image Information

SourceF077
Slide
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
West Virginia Heritage Quilt Search
CreditLineF080b
West Virginia Heritage Quilt Search
CopyRestF080c
West Virginia Department of Archives and History

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Contributing Institutions
MATRIX: Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University, Michigan State University Museum, Alliance For American Quilts
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Quilt Index
Resource Type
StillImage

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