Battle of Greasy Grass


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-2DF

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstInvContrNumF004
TUC140217
DateDataF006b
11-15-2014
locationF007f
Tucson, Arizona
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Battle of Greasy Grass
OverallWidthF12a
48.75 inches
OverallLengthF012b
68.75 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
OverallColorF14b
Light or pastel colors
Dark colors
PredomColorsF014
Beige or Tan
Brown
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

TypeInscripF019
Date
Message
Multiple Names
Place
ContInscripF020
Maps and tribes and individual portraits (6 faces), description of battle.
MethodInscripF021
Embroidery
Ink
OtherMethodInscripF021a
machine embroidery
LocInscripF022
multiple locations
DateQuiltF023
2000-2025
DateBegunF023a
2011
DateFinishF023b
2011
FamDateF023c
2011
SourceMatF063
Purchased new

Specific Description

SubjQuiltF025
Battle of Greasy Grass-Sioux
LayFormatF024
Other
SizeBlockF027
inches
SpacingF029
Other
OtherSpaceF029a
Pictorial
NumBordersF033
2, 1.75 and 3.25
BordDescF034
Borders all sides. One print fabric and one cheater fabric. Cornerstones, different fabric

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Print
Printed patchwork
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Fusible Applique
ConstrucF038d
Dimensional applique
EmbellTechF038f
Yes
ConstrucF038g
Other embellishment technique
UniqueF038h
thread painting
EmbMatF039
Beads attached
Buttons attached
Charms attached
Cotton thread
UniqueF039a
metallic fabric, leather thongs, hand painted fabric, chenille fabric

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Front turned to back
Straight grain
Home cut
Machine sewn
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)
QuiltedByF055
Heacox, Patsy
QuiltTechF049
Machine quilting
ThrTypeF049a
cotton
ThrColorF049b
beige
DesignF052a
Other
DesignF052b
Other
DesignF052c
Other
DesignF052d
Feathers
FeaturesF053
background quilting of animals, feathers, tipi Sleeve, Buffalo-white fabric fused 3x2" in center of back

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
NumPiecesF042
2
WidthPiecesF042a
42.5x 66.5 and 66.5x6
DescBackF043
Print

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Patsy Heacox
OwnerCityF084
Green Valley
OwnerCountyF085
Pima
OwnerStateF086
Arizona (AZ)
OwnerZipF087
85614-1450
SourceInfoF088b
Patsy Heacox
DateObtainedF088c
11-15-2014
QuiltTopF054
Heacox, Patsy
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
07-16-1942
MarriageF099b
10-09-1961
EdBkgdF102
High School Graduate, some college, some quilt classes
RelAffF103
Lutheran

Quilt maker Personal Information

OccupationF104
retired administrative assistant
BirthplaceCityF098a
Hawley
BirthplaceStateF098b
Minnesota
EnviroF104c
Rural
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
CityF106a
Green Valley
StateF107
Arizona (AZ)
ZipcodeF107c
85614-1450
CountryF108
United States
MaidenF097b
Hitterdal
FatherNameF109
Hitterdal, Leonard
BplaceF109a
Hitterdal, MN
EthBkgrndF110
Scandinavian
MotherNameF111
Sahlberg, Esther Marie
BplaceF111a
Hitterdal, MN
EthBkgrndF112
Scandinavian
SpouseF113
Heacox, Charles
EthBkgrndF114
American
NoChildF116
2
NoMaleF116b
2
LearnedToQuiltF117
From Class
From Friend
Other
WhenQuiltF118
Age 50 or over

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Church
Pleasure
Other
OtherF119a
competition
NameGroupF120
Tucson Quilter Guild, Valley Quilters
LocGroupF121
Tucson, Green Valley
NumQuiltsF123
20-50 quilts
SellQuiltF127
yes
TeachF129
yes
FavesF130
Original designs, inks, raw edge appliqué, thread painting
CustomsF131
Research of battle of the Little Big Horn (Lakota name is Battle of Greasy Grass. Maps and sacred objects quilted in. Calligraphy of bios and place names were then quilted in with free motion.
OtherSourceMat
Books. histories and biographies

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
4
25
2015
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

LocMadeF057a
Green Valley
ProvStateF057d
Arizona (AZ)
AcquiredF058
Made by owner
ReasonsF060
Art or personal expression
QDesignF060b
Artwork/wall hanging
IdentPersonF006
Quiltmaker
Quilt owner
RelnQuiltF007
Quiltmaker
Quilt owner
IfQmakerF007a
Made entire quilt
IfQownerF007b
Made the quilt
PartDesF007c
Designed the pattern
OwnerCountryF086b
United States

Detail Images


TUC140217-1.JPG
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Additional Records

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