Carolina Lily


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-4BA

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
F042
DateDataF006b
6/4/1988
locationF007f
Flagstaff
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Carolina Lily
OverallWidthF12a
85"
OverallLengthF012b
110"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Rounded
PredomColorsF014
Black
Green
Red
White
Yellow
OverCondF015
Very good/almost new

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

OtherDamageF016a
Moderate wear

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Carolina Lily applique
NumBlockF026
18
SizeBlockF027
11.5x11.5
SpacingF029
Alternating with plain squares
SashWidthF032
6"
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
6.5" appliqued border with butted corners.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Dotted
Floral
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
Muslin weight
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique
UniqueF038h
Hemming stitch

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

UniqueBindF045a
The binding is the same on all sides.
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Straight grain
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
BindWidthF047a
.25"
MatUsedF048
Cotton
UniqueBattF048b
Seeds are visible in the batting.
QuiltedByF055
Neff, Mary
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
11
DesignF052d
Outline of pieced shapes, Outline of appliqued pieces. Vine and leaf pattern 0.1875" apart (see sketch) in the sashing. Outline of vine in the border. The quilting stitches were even.
FeaturesF053
Wonderful! Absolutely gorgeous Carolina Lily.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
NumPiecesF042
Seamed
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Gibson, Norma J. Neff
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was previously owned by Eva DuBois (maker's sister), Perl DuBois Neff (married nephew of sister), Lois Williams Neff (married son of nephew). Gift from mother in 1988 in Nathrop, CO. The quilt was brought to Arizona in 1988.
QuiltTopF054
Neff, Mary
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
10/07/1850
MarriageF099b
10/22/1873
DeathF100
12/6/86, Topeka, KS
EthnicF101
German/English

Quilt maker Personal Information

BirthplaceCityF098a
Medina
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
CityF106a
Lawrence
StateF107
Kansas (KS)
CountryF108
United States
MaidenF097b
Speer
SpouseF113
Neff, Elwood Wallace

Image Upload

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Data Verification

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dateverified
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25
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
Kansas (KS)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Gift
QuiltHistF059
Made quilt large for a high brass bed that is still being used by the family.
SourceOtherF006a
Owner is granddaughter of nephew of sister.

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