Indian Girls


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-2F

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstInvContrNumF004
130166
DateDataF006b
07-20-2013
locationF007f
Gilbert Arizona
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Indian Girls
OverallWidthF12a
72 inches
OverallLengthF012b
84.5 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
PredomColorsF014
Green
OverCondF015
Very good/almost new

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DamageF016
Pencil or pen or marking lines
OtherDamageF016a
Stains where it was hung
TypeInscripF019
Date
Message
Place
Single
ContInscripF020
This little Indian Girls quilt was designed and pieced by Doris Farnsworth, and quilted by her and her friends in Gilbert, Arizona in 1995.
DateInscripF020a
1995
MethodInscripF021
Computer generated
LocInscripF022
on back
DateQuiltF023
1976-1999
DateFinishF023b
1995
FamDateF023c
1995
SourceMatF063
Unknown

Specific Description

SubjQuiltF025
Native American indian girls
LayFormatF024
Block pattern
TopSourceF064
Original to maker
OthTopSourceF064a
Doris Farnsworth
NumBlockF026
20
SizeBlockF027
9.75x9.75 inches
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Separated by pieced pattern sashing
OtherSpaceF029a
pieced nine-patch cornerstones
NumBlockPatF030
1
SashWidthF032
3 inches
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
Plain borders on all sides, of same type of fabric as quilt, with pieced cornerstones

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
PaperF038i
no
ConstrucF038b
Blanket, buttonhole, or other decorative applique stitch
Machine Applique
EmbellTechF038f
Yes
ConstrucF038g
Attachments (beading, charms, buttons, etc)
Embroidery
Ink drawing
Other embellishment technique
UniqueF038h
Raw edge applique
EmbMatF039
Cotton thread
Other attachments
UniqueF039a
Ribbon, Ric Rac

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Front turned to back
Straight grain
Hand sewn
Machine sewn
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
MatUsedF048
Polyester
BattLoftF048a
Medium (3/16?)
QuiltedByF055
Farnsworth, Doris
Friends
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
5
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Outline
DesignF052b
Other
DesignF052c
Other
DesignF052d
Egg and dart; lightening; and circles in sashing/border.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
OtherFabF040a
Coarser muslin
ColorBackingF040b
White
NumPiecesF042
3
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout
Solid/plain

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Doris Farnsworth
OwnerCityF084
Mesa
OwnerStateF086
Arizona (AZ)
QuiltTopF054
Farnsworth, Doris
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
08-08-1931
MarriageF099b
01-17-1952
EthnicF101
White
EdBkgdF102
1 yr of college
RelAffF103
LDS

Quilt maker Personal Information

OccupationF104
Retired LPN, homemaker
BirthplaceCityF098a
Mesa
BirthplaceStateF098b
Arizona
EnviroF104c
Rural
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
CityF106a
Mesa
StateF107
Arizona (AZ)
CountryF108
United States
MaidenF097b
Harmon
FatherNameF109
Harmon, Hubert
BplaceF109a
Stoneberge, Texas
EthBkgrndF110
White
MotherNameF111
Fenn, Eva
BplaceF111a
Colional Morales, Sonora, Mexico
EthBkgrndF112
White
SpouseF113
Farnsworth, Marion B.
EthBkgrndF114
White
NoChildF116
8
NoFemF116a
3
NoMaleF116b
5
LearnedToQuiltF117
From Relative
Self-Taught
WhenQuiltF118
Age 20-29

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Gifts
Pleasure
NameGroupF120
Gilbert Historical Museum Hand Quilters
LocGroupF121
Gilbert Historical Museum, Gilbert, Arizonia
SpecialGroupF122
Volunteer fund raising by quilting

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Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Lynn Miller
dateverified
10
22
2013
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

ReasonsF060
Art or personal expression
Home decoration
Personal enjoyment
OwnerCountryF086b
United States

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