Magic Circle


Quilt Index Record: 51-8C-3B6

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Wyoming Quilt Project, Inc.
InstProjNameF003a
Wyoming Quilt Project, Inc.
InstInvContrNumF004
wqp.0546

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Quilt owner
DateDataF006b
7-29-95
RelnQuiltF007
Quilt owner
IfQownerF007b
Inherited

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Quilt top with unfinished edge
QuiltTitleF009
Magic Circle
OwnerNameF010
Bowtie Quilt
AltNameF011
Magical Circle, Tree Lover's Knot, Dumbell Block
BrackmanF011a
1429a
OverallWidthF12a
68.25 - 68.75 inches
OverallLengthF012b
84 - 85 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Black
Blue or Navy
Pink
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
DamageF016
Wear to edge or binding
OtherDamageF016a
Edges are frayed due to light-weight fabric and because they are not finished
DateQuiltF023
1950-1975
DateBegunF023a
c. 1950
OtherDateF023e
WQP assessor estimates date as around 1950, owner had no information.

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
80 pieced
SizeBlockF027
8.5" x 8.5"
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
BlockStyleF030a
Squares

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Other
FabPrintF037
Checked
Conversation Prints
Dotted
Floral
Geometric
Plaid
Striped
UniqueF037b
Fabrics are very light weight batiste or other summer fabrics.
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
Machine Piecing
EmbellTechF038f
No
PaperF038i
no

Quilt back materials and construction

WidthPiecesF042a
not recorded

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Unfinished/raw edge
BindWidthF047a
no binding

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
No filling

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Not quilted

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Pondcreek
ProvCountyF057b
Grant County
ProvStateF057d
Oklahoma (OK)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Unknown
QDesignF060b
Unknown
PresUseF062
Unknown

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Sewing scraps

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerCityF084
Restricted
OwnerCountyF085
Restricted
OwnerZipF087
Restricted
SourceInfoF088b
Wyoming Quilt Project, Inc.
DateObtainedF088c
7-29-95, Riverton, WY

Quiltmaker personal information

MaidenF097b
Maphet, Allena
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
04-06-1869
MarriageF099b
c. 1931?
DeathF100
00-00-1954
EdBkgdF102
High school
BirthplaceCityF098a
Blackjack
BirthplaceStateF098b
Kansas
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
EnviroF104c

Quiltmaker address

StateF107
Oklahoma (OK)
CountryF108
United States

Quiltmaker Family history

FatherNameF109
Maphet, John
MotherNameF111
Mungor, Alice
SpouseF113
Elder, Jason
OccupationF115
Farmer, Welder and Blacksmith
NoChildF116
5
NoFemF116a
1
NoMaleF116b
4

Other quilts made by quiltmaker

AddNotesF132
Owner reports that quiltmaker was her great-grandmother, and that she homesteaded the "Cherokee Strip Land" after the "run", on Sept. 16, 1893." Presumably this land was in Oklahoma

Image Information

InvenNumF075
wqp.0546
ImageConF075a
whole quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Slide
SourceSizeF078
1.3 x .9
DateF079
7
29
1995
CE
photocredit079a1
Wyoming Quilt Project, Inc.
DigDateF079a
1
24
2008
CE
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Wyoming Quilt Project, Inc.
CreditLineF080b
Wyoming Quilt Project, Inc.
CopyRestF080c
Wyoming Quilt Project, Inc.
DistribRestF080d
Wyoming Quilt Project, Inc.
DisplayResF080e
Wyoming Quilt Project, Inc.
LicenseF080f
Wyoming Quilt Project, Inc.

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file_medium
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file_format
jpeg
file_size
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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
Publisher
Quilt Index
Resource Type
StillImage

data verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Knight, Judy
dateverified
2
12
2012
CE

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