Sandy Roads


Quilt Index Record: 53-9E-322

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Florida Quilt Project
Sunshine State Quilters Association
InstProjNameF003a
Geneva Historical Society
InstInvContrNumF004
SSQAGHS0157

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Quiltmaker
Quilt owner
DateDataF006b
03-26-2011
RelnQuiltF007
Quiltmaker
Quilt owner
IfQmakerF007a
Made entire quilt
IfQownerF007b
Made the quilt

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Sandy Roads
OwnerNameF010
Rail Fence
OverallWidthF12a
51 inches
OverallLengthF012b
51 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Beige or Tan
White
OverallColorF14b
One color/monochromatic
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new
TypeInscripF019
Date
DateInscripF020a
2007 - Sandy Roads
MethodInscripF021
Embroidery
LocInscripF022
on back
DateQuiltF023
2000-2025
DateBegunF023a
2006
DateFinishF023b
2007

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
SubjQuiltF025
Rail Fence
NumBlockF026
144
SizeBlockF027
4 inches
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
NumBlockPatF030
1
BlockStyleF030a
Same block throughout
BordDescF034
1st: 2 inch muslin with machine lace & 4 medallions in corners 2nd: 1 inch tan with small box in corners 1 inch

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Broadcloth
FabPrintF037
Multiple scrap
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
Lace
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
EmbellTechF038f
Yes
PaperF038i
no
UniqueF039a
Lace

Quilt backing and binding

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Beige or Tan
NumPiecesF042
1
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout
MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Hand sewn
Home cut
WidthBindF047
greater than one inch

Quilt batting and Quilting description

MatUsedF048
Polyester
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
Ecru
NumStitchedF050
5
NumStitchF051
6
WidthF051a
1inch

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Maria McKenna
QuiltedByF055
Maria McKenna

Quilt provenance and purpose

LocMadeF057a
Geneva
ProvCountyF057b
Seminole
ProvStateF057d
Florida (FL)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Made by owner
QuiltHistF059
I used some cloth & some lace from 2 friends who died while I was making the quilt. Quilt is lighter in color in center, slightly darker on edges to mimic the sandy roads in my Florida life.
ReasonsF060
Personal enjoyment
QDesignF060b
Lap robe/shawl
PresUseF062
Lap robe/shawl

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Old clothes
Purchased new
Sewing scraps
TopSourceF064
Traditional pattern variation

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Maria McKenna
OwnerCityF084
Geneva
OwnerCountyF085
Seminole
OwnerStateF086
Florida (FL)
OwnerCountryF086b
United States
OwnerZipF087
32732
DateObtainedF088c
03-26-2011

Quiltmaker personal information

MaidenF097b
Maria Elizabeth Benner
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
12-11-1944
EthnicF101
Northern European
EdBkgdF102
MA
RelAffF103
Christian
OccupationF104
Teacher
BirthplaceCityF098a
Albany
BirthplaceStateF098b
Georgia
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
EnviroF104c
Rural

Quiltmaker address

StAddressF105
450 Butterfly Forest Road
CountyF106
Seminole
CityF106a
Geneva
StateF107
Florida (FL)
ZipcodeF107c
32732
CountryF108
United States
PhonNoF108a
407-349-9924

Quiltmaker Family history

FatherNameF109
Carl O. Benner
BplaceF109a
Stuttgart, Germany
EthBkgrndF110
Northern European
MotherNameF111
Margaret Benner
BplaceF111a
Leary, Georgia
EthBkgrndF112
Northern European
SpouseF113
Donald D. Cross
EthBkgrndF114
Northern European
OccupationF115
Software Engineer
NoChildF116
2
NoMaleF116b
2

Quiltmaker personal quilting history

LearnedToQuiltF117
From Friend
WhenQuiltF118
Age 50 or over
WhyQuiltF119
Pleasure
NameGroupF120
Las Magnolias Sewing Group
LocGroupF121
Geneva, FL
SpecialGroupF122
Meet Monthly

Other quilts made by quiltmaker

NumQuiltsF123
5-20 quilts
SellQuiltF127
no
TeachF129
no
FavesF130
Embroidery
AddNotesF132
Learned embroidery from my maternal grandmother, Maggie Jordon of Leary, GA. Learned quilting from my neighbor, Terry Schrader.

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
5
2012
CE

Detail Images


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