Whigs Defeat of Missouri Beauty


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-48B

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
CW081
DateDataF006b
5/7/1988
locationF007f
Cottonwood
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Whigs Defeat of Missouri Beauty
OverallWidthF12a
82"
OverallLengthF012b
84"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OtherShapeCornerF013c
Square corners
PredomColorsF014
Green
Red
White
OverCondF015
Fair/worn

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

OtherDamageF016a
Heavy wear/faded
DateQuiltF023
1850-1875
DateFinishF023b
c1850

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Whig's Defeat; Missouri Beauty
TopSourceF064
Original to maker
NumBlockF026
9
SizeBlockF027
19x19.75
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Separated by plain sashing
SashWidthF032
7" white cotton
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
4.5" white cotton with green leaves, appliqued border with butted corners. See sketch.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Floral
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

UniqueBindF045a
The corners are rounded. The binding is the same on all sides.
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Straight grain
Home cut
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
BindWidthF047a
.25"
MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Medium
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
9
DesignF052d
Outline of pieced shapes (see sketch). 3 feathers x 3 feathers with one feather at bisecting squares in the sashing. .5" diagonal grid in the border. The quilting stitches were even.
FeaturesF053
The quilting is outstanding. This is truly a wonderfully dramatic quilt.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
OtherFabF040a
Muslin
NumPiecesF042
Seamed
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Smith, Phil and Bunny
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was brought to Arizona in 1968. The quilt was previously owned by Buena Mae Smith, daughter of Buena Mae Rich Rothhammer

Quilt Personal Quilting History

OtherSourceMat
There are no other quilts by this maker.

Image Upload

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CW081.jpg
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CW081.jpg
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Data Verification

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Beth Donaldson
dateverified
9
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

LocMadeF057a
Fayetteville
ProvStateF057d
Arkansas (AR)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
QuiltHistF059
Kept in a tree during Civil War. Stains acquired then.

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