Diamond in a Square


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-4C0

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
F082
DateDataF006b
6/4/1988
locationF007f
Flagstaff
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Diamond in a Square
OverallWidthF12a
59"
OverallLengthF012b
76"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OtherShapeCornerF013c
Square corners
OverCondF015
Poor/very worn

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

OtherDamageF016a
Heavy wear/fragile
DateQuiltF023
1901-1929
DateFinishF023b
1925 when quiltmaker was around 18 years old.

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Diamond in a Square; 4-Patch
NumBlockF026
16
SizeBlockF027
10.5x10.5
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Separated by plain sashing
SashWidthF032
2.25" Velvet and cotton
BordDescF034
5 (odd) black cotton, plain strips.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Checked
Floral
Geometric
Novelty
Plaid
Solid/plain
Striped
UniqueF037b
Muslin weight
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
Machine Piecing

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

UniqueBindF045a
The corners are butted.
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Bias grain
BindWidthF047a
1"
MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thick
QuiltedByF055
Holland, ________
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
Black
NumStitchedF050
4
DesignF052d
Diagonal parallel lines. The quilting stitches were uneven. The quilting stitches were uneven.
FeaturesF053
Unusual to see a velvet pieced quilt.

Quilt Back

NumPiecesF042
Seamed
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Trautman, Sandy
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was previously owned by Dick Holland (friend), Jeannie Henderson (owner's mother). Gift from maker's son to owner's mother in 1980 in Florida.The quilt was brought to Arizona in 1981.
QuiltTopF054
Holland, ________

Quilt maker Personal Information

OccupationF104
Maker was a "real country woman."
EnviroF104c
Rural
CityF106a
always lived in country area
StateF107
Arkansas (AR)
CountryF108
United States

Image Upload

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Data Verification

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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
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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
Near Little Rock
ProvStateF057d
Arkansas (AR)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Gift

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