Hawaiian Flag


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-51C

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
JL056
DateDataF006b
2/25/1989
locationF007f
Junior League
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Hawaiian Flag
OverallWidthF12a
76"
OverallLengthF012b
76.5"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OtherShapeCornerF013c
Square corners
PredomColorsF014
Blue or Navy
Red
White
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

OtherDamageF016a
Red bled into white causing it to appear pink. Unused
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
DateFinishF023b
c1930's?

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Medallion or framed center
AltNameF011
Hawaiian Flag
BrackmanF011a
Reference Source Used: Janet Carruth
NumBlockF026
4 around center medallion
MedallionF031
34x32.75
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Glazed
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
Machine 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
BindWidthF047a
.5"
MatUsedF048
Wool
BattLoftF048a
Thick
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
6
NumStitchF051
8
DesignF052d
Echo, In-the-ditch, Outline of appliqued pieces, parallel lines .75" apart. Channel quilting .75" apart in the border. The quilting stitches were uneven. (Probably quilted by a group.)
FeaturesF053
Unusual quilt with a history of significance to quiltmaking.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
NumPiecesF042
Seamed
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Free, Marian
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt came to Arizona via Salt Lake to Phoenix in 1950. The quilt was previously owned by Thayne Free. Inherited from husband (Thayne Free)
EthnicF101
Hawaiian
RelAffF103
Mormon

Quilt Personal Quilting History

NameGroupF120
Probably Relief Society

Image Upload

InvenNumF075
JL056.jpg
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JL056.jpg
67-EC-51C-226-JL056.jpg
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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
Hawaii (HI)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
QuiltHistF059
Used only for special occasions. Washed in cool water to remove spot in 1950 - red dye unfortunately ran, coloring white fabric pink.
ReasonsF060
Commemorative
OtherF060a
Special gift from Hawaiian friends, made for owner's husband (Thayne Free) while he was in Hawaii 1930-33 for Mormon mission. Lived on many islands in people's homes. Brought quilt with him when he returned to Salt Lake City.

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