Fan Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-4B9

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
F022
DateDataF006b
6/4/1988
locationF007f
Flagstaff
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Fan Quilt
OverallWidthF12a
76"
OverallLengthF012b
77.5"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OtherShapeCornerF013c
Square corners
PredomColorsF014
Blue or Navy
White
OtherColorF014c
Colors in prints typical of late 30's, early 40's-very bold colors, high contrast.
OverCondF015
Very good/almost new

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

OtherDamageF016a
Unused
DateQuiltF023
Timespan
DateBegunF023a
Pre-1940
DateFinishF023b
1986

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
OwnerNameF010
Fan variation
SizeBlockF027
11x11
SpacingF029
Separated by plain sashing
Separated by cornerstones or connecting blocks sashing (different fabric in intersection)
SashWidthF032
White for sashing, blue for corner blocks. The corners measure 1.625"
BordDescF034
2" plain strips.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Checked
Dotted
Floral
Solid/plain
Striped
UniqueF037b
Muslin weight
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
Machine Piecing
UniqueF038h
Hand and machine (borders added)

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

UniqueBindF045a
The corners are mitered. The binding is the same on all sides.
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Bias grain
BindWidthF047a
.5"
MatUsedF048
Polyester
UniqueBattF048b
The batting is commercially made.
BattLoftF048a
Thick
QuiltedByF055
Schick, Willie
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
6
DesignF052d
Outline of pieced shapes-Maltese cross between circles. The quilting stitches were uneven.
FeaturesF053
Interesting, unusual set. Some wonderful geometric prints. Quilted recently with polyester batting.

Quilt Back

NumPiecesF042
1
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Schick, Willie
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was brought to Arizona in the 1950's. The quilt was previously owned by Wilma Jones Gibson. Inherited from Wilma Jones Gibson (maker's great-granddaughter) in 1985.
QuiltTopF054
Howe, Mary
GenderF098
Female
DeathF100
1945 in midwest

Quilt maker Personal Information

EnviroF104c
Rural
MaidenF097b
Gillespie

Quilt Personal Quilting History

OtherSourceMat
There are other quilts by this maker.

Image Upload

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Data Verification

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Information source fields

ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
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image
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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
Midwest
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
QuiltHistF059
This lady made over 40 quilt tops, but only quilted a very few of them. Gave tops away to her great-granddaughter.

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