Sun Bonnet Sue


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-32E

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstInvContrNumF004
FT0001
DateDataF006b
01-12-2015
locationF007f
Mesa, Arizona
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Sun Bonnet Sue
OverallWidthF12a
80. inches
OverallLengthF012b
80. inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
Light or pastel colors
PredomColorsF014
Burgundy
White
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

RepairHistF018
Never used.
TypeInscripF019
Date
Initials
Place
Single
ContInscripF020
Capital F and T
DateInscripF020a
c.2001
MethodInscripF021
Computer generated
Embroidery
LocInscripF022
multiple locations
on back
on block
OtherLocInscripF022a
Front; Back: Lower Left
DateQuiltF023
2000-2025
DateBegunF023a
c. 2001
DateFinishF023b
c.2002
SourceMatF063
Other
OthSourceF063a
Local Quilt Store

Specific Description

SubjQuiltF025
Sun Bonnet Sue
LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
The Ultimate Sun Bonnet sue Collection
CommSourceF064b
Leisure Arts Book
NumBlockF026
25
SizeBlockF027
inches
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Alternating with plain squares
OtherSpaceF029a
Cornerstones (different fabric in intersections)
NumBlockPatF030
13
SashWidthF032
1 inch
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
The appliqued border surrounds all sides of the quilt and is made of the same fabric.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Multiple scrap
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
UniqueF038h
Crazy Quilt Stitches.
EmbMatF039
Beads attached
Buttons attached
Synthetic thread
Other attachments
UniqueF039a
Ric Rac

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
MatUsedF048
Polyester
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)
QuiltedByF055
Tucker, Frances E.
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrColorF049b
Natural
NumStitchedF050
14
NumStitchF051
15
WidthF051a
.50 inches
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Grid/crosshatch
DesignF052c
Grid/crosshatch
DesignF052d
Quilting in sashing/border is parallel lines and feathering.
FeaturesF053
Hand Applique on borders. Hand appliqued vines, flowers, and leaves, and buttons on border. A sleeve is the mechanism for display.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
OtherFabF040a
Backing: Muslin
NumPiecesF042
1
WidthPiecesF042a
80 inches
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Frances E. Tucker
OwnerStateF086
Arizona (AZ)
ProvenanceF058a
Challenge for myself.
SourceInfoF088b
Tucker, Frances E.
RelItemsF088a
The quilting quarterly; volume 31; number 3; fall 2002 page 24.
QuiltTopF054
Tucker, Frances E.
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
01-12-1939
EthnicF101
Caucasian

Quilt maker Personal Information

OccupationF104
Retirred
BirthplaceCityF098a
Madison
BirthplaceStateF098b
West Virginia
EnviroF104c
Rural
Urban
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
StateF107
Arizona (AZ)
CountryF108
United States
FatherNameF109
Holstein, Charles Ernest
EthBkgrndF110
Caucasian
MotherNameF111
Kincaid-Holstein, Anna Belle
BplaceF111a
West Virginia
EthBkgrndF112
Caucasian
SpouseF113
Tucker, Garry Charles
EthBkgrndF114
Caucasian
NoChildF116
3
NoFemF116a
1
NoMaleF116b
2
LearnedToQuiltF117
From Friend
WhenQuiltF118
Age 50 or over
After raising children

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Pleasure
NameGroupF120
Cholla, AQG
LocGroupF121
Velda Rose U.M.C.
NumQuiltsF123
5-20 quilts
SellQuiltF127
no
TeachF129
no
FavesF130
I use a two thimble method of quilting - one stitch at a time - with a #12 clover needle 1 inch long.

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Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Lynn Miller
dateverified
4
10
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

Contest, Exhibits, Essays, journals

AddNotesF066
33rd Annual NQA Quilt; Show Best Hand Quilting; Mary Krickbaum Award.

Why and where was the quilt made; source of info

ProvStateF057d
Arizona (AZ)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Made by owner
ReasonsF060
Home decoration
QDesignF060b
Decorative throw
IdentPersonF006
Quiltmaker
Quilt owner
RelnQuiltF007
Quiltmaker
Quilt owner
IfQmakerF007a
Made entire quilt
IfQownerF007b
Made the quilt
OwnerCountryF086b
United States

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