New York Beauty Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-481

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
CW033
DateDataF006b
5/7/1988
locationF007f
Cottonwood
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
New York Beauty Quilt
OverallWidthF12a
77"
OverallLengthF012b
79.5"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OtherShapeCornerF013c
Square corners
PredomColorsF014
Beige or Tan
Blue or Navy
White
QuiltSpecColorF014a
Cheddar Orange or Antimony or Chrome Orange
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

OtherDamageF016a
Moderate wear
DateQuiltF023
1850-1875
DateFinishF023b
1873 when quiltmaker was 21 years old.

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
OwnerNameF010
New York Beauty
NumBlockF026
6
SizeBlockF027
19x19.75
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Separated by pieced pattern sashing
Separated by cornerstones or connecting blocks sashing (different fabric in intersection)
OtherSpaceF029a
Separated by appliqued corners
SashWidthF032
1.75" muslin. The corners measure 6x6
NumBordersF033
Multiple
BordDescF034
2 Plain Muslin Strips, 1 pieced

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

UniqueBindF045a
The corners are mitered. The binding is the same on all sides.
ConstrucBindF046
Back turned to front
BindWidthF047a
.5"
MatUsedF048
Polyester
UniqueBattF048b
The batting is commercially made.
BattLoftF048a
Medium
QuiltedByF055
Beebe, Pearl
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
4
NumStitchF051
5
DesignF052d
Outline of pieced shapes (see sketch). Followed shape of pieces. in the sashing.
FeaturesF053
Newly quilted w/poly. batt. Soiled.

Quilt Back

OtherFabF040a
Broadcloth print
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Beebe, Pearl
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was brought to Arizona c1945. Gift from maker (grandmother) about 1945.
QuiltTopF054
Edgman, Louisa Caldonia
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
08/08/1852
MarriageF099b
April 2, 1871 in Ill.
DeathF100
July 18, 1951, Salinas, Calif.

Quilt maker Personal Information

OccupationF104
Housewife
MaidenF097b
Alexander
NoChildF116
8

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Necessity
Pleasure
OtherSourceMat
There are no other quilts by this maker.

Image Upload

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Data Verification

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Beth Donaldson
dateverified
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28
2015
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Information source fields

ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
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image
file_format
jpeg
Contributing Institutions
MATRIX: Center for digital humanities and social sciences and the Michigan State University Museum
Publisher
Quilt Index
Resource Type
Still Image

Why and where was the quilt made; source of info

ProvStateF057d
Arkansas (AR)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Gift

Detail Images

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Additional Records

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