Triple Irish Chain


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-117

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstInvContrNumF004
130244
DateDataF006b
09-21-2013
locationF007f
Litchfield Park
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Triple Irish Chain
OverallWidthF12a
70 inches
OverallLengthF012b
87.5 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
PredomColorsF014
Blue or Navy
White
QuiltSpecColorF014a
Indigo Blue
OverCondF015
Fair/worn

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DamageF016
Fading
Fold marks or creases
Stains
Tears or holes
Uneven batting
Wear to edge or binding
OtherDamageF016a
white fabrics have yellowed or greyed
RepairHistF018
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
SourceMatF063
Unknown

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Triple Irish Chain
BrackmanF011a
1019A
NumBlockF026
18, 17 alternate blocks
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
Alternating with plain squares
NumBlockPatF030
two
NumBordersF033
3
BordDescF034
Borders on all sides, plain, pieced, same fabric as quilt. Cornerstones on borders 1 and 3 Border. Border 1: 4 inches; Border 2: 3.75 inches; border 3: 4 inches

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Conversation Prints
Floral
Geometric
Print
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique
UniqueF038h
Hand applique on alternate blocks

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Straight grain
Home cut
Hand sewn
Machine sewn
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
cotton
ThrColorF049b
beige/off white
NumStitchedF050
6 inches
NumStitchF051
7 inches
WidthF051a
.75 - 1 inch
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Grid/crosshatch
DesignF052b
Floral
DesignF052d
Cables and feathering quilint in bashing/border

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
White
NumPiecesF042
1
DescBackF043
Solid/plain

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Jane Hill Taylor
OwnerStateF086
Arizona (AZ)
ProvenanceF058a
Acquired 1957. We had just been married. My husband was in medical school, my mother gave me this "old quilt" to use.

Image Upload

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Detail 1
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Detail 2
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Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Lynn Miller
dateverified
3
3
2014
CE

Information source fields

AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
CopyRestF080c
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
DistribRestF080d
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
DisplayResF080e
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
LicenseF080f
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
Contributing Institutions
MATRIX: Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University, Michigan State University Museum, Quilt Alliance
Publisher
Quilt Index
Resource Type
StillImage

Why and where was the quilt made; source of info

OwnerCountryF086b
United States

Detail Images


AZ130244-d1.jpg
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Additional Records

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