Crazy quilt


Quilt Index Record: 53-9E-310

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Florida Quilt Project
Sunshine State Quilters Association
InstProjNameF003a
Geneva Historical Society
InstInvContrNumF004
SSQAGHS0140

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Quilt top with unfinished edge
QuiltTitleF009
Crazy quilt
OwnerNameF010
Crazy quilt
OverallWidthF12a
70 inches
OverallLengthF012b
80 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Black
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
Dark colors
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DamageF016
Stains
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
SubjQuiltF025
Crazy
NumBlockF026
12
SizeBlockF027
22 inches, 9 x 22 inches
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
BlockStyleF030a
Squares

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Other
FabricTypeF036
Velvet
FabPrintF037
Paisley
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
PaperF038i
no

Quilt batting and Quilting description

MatUsedF048
No filling
QuiltTechF049
Not quilted

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Grandma Miller wife of Dunkard Preacher Stephen Miller

Quilt provenance and purpose

LocMadeF057a
New Sharon
ProvStateF057d
Iowa (IA)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
ProvenanceF058a
Given by husband'suncle to his sister and then to current owner
QuiltHistF059
Preacher's wife made it, passed through several relatives and close friends.

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Delaine Eflin
OwnerCityF084
Oviedo
OwnerCountyF085
Seminole
OwnerStateF086
Florida (FL)
OwnerCountryF086b
United States
OwnerZipF087
32765
SourceInfoF088b
Owner
DateObtainedF088c
03-26-2011

Quiltmaker personal information

GenderF098
Female
RelAffF103
Dunkard
BirthplaceStateF098b
Iowa
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
EnviroF104c
Rural

Quiltmaker address

StAddressF105
RFD
CountyF106
Mahaska
CityF106a
New Sharon
StateF107
Iowa (IA)
CountryF108
United States

Quiltmaker Family history

SpouseF113
Stephen Miller
OccupationF115
Dunkard Preacher
NoChildF116
1
NoFemF116a
1

Quiltmaker personal quilting history

LearnedToQuiltF117
Self-Taught
WhenQuiltF118
Under 10 years of age
WhyQuiltF119
Church
Necessity
Pleasure
OtherF119a
The quilt was made by Grandma Miller who was the wife of a Dunkard preacher. The quilt must be 75 years old.

Images

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Image Information

ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
CD-ROM
DateF079
3
26
2011
CE
photocredit079a1
Mary Jo Martin
AccessF080
Open/Public Domain

File Information

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
Cris Owen
dateverified
7
2
2012
CE

Detail Images


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