Album Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-522

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
K003
DateDataF006b
4/16/1988
locationF007f
Kingman
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Album Quilt
OverallWidthF12a
57.5"
OverallLengthF012b
77"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OtherShapeCornerF013c
Square corners
PredomColorsF014
Beige or Tan
Black
Blue or Navy
Gray
Green
Maroon
Purple
Red
White
OverCondF015
Fair/worn

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

OtherDamageF016a
Heavy wear
OtherRepairsF017a
1 piece replaced
TypeInscripF019
Multiple Names
Signature
ContInscripF020
Quilters names stitched in blocks.
DateQuiltF023
1901-1929
DateFinishF023b
1925

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Album Block
OwnerNameF010
Friendship
NumBlockF026
39 blocks
SizeBlockF027
9x9
SpacingF029
Side by side
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
3.75" (2 sides), 1.5" (other 2 sides). Cottons-check, plain strips with butted corners.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Checked
Dotted
Floral
Geometric
Plaid
Solid/plain
Striped
UniqueF037b
Muslin weight
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
UniqueF038h
Names done in stem or outline, some French knots.
EmbMatF039
Cotton thread

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
BindWidthF047a
.5"
UniqueBattF048b
Sheet? Commercial batting.
BattLoftF048a
Thin
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
9
DesignF052d
Blocks diagonally quilted. 1/2 blocks around outside 3 rows .5" apart skip 1" and repeat. Border 3 rows .5" apart skip 1" and repeat. The quilting stitches were even.
FeaturesF053
Quilting is very nice with small stitches. Embroidery well done and easy to read names. Typical handling of this popular friendship quilt.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
NumPiecesF042
Seamed
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Neal, Grace
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was brought to Arizona in 1925. The quilt was previously owned by Amy Neal. Inherited from Amy Neal.

Image Upload

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Data Verification

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Beth Donaldson
dateverified
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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

ProvStateF057d
California (CA)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance

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