Friendship Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-55F

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
PI030
DateDataF006b
9/19/1987
locationF007f
Pine
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
92.5"
OverallLengthF012b
104"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OverallColorF14b
Light or pastel colors
PredomColorsF014
Blue or Navy
Green
Orange
Pink
Purple
Red
White
Yellow
OverCondF015
Poor/very worn

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

OtherDamageF016a
Appears to have been bleached. Heavy wear
TypeInscripF019
Multiple Names
ContInscripF020
Embroidered names of quilters
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
DateFinishF023b
1935

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Conventional Tulip; Friendship Tulip
OwnerNameF010
Friendship Quilt
BrackmanF011a
Reference Source Used: Judy Rehmel
NumBlockF026
50
SizeBlockF027
10.25x10.25
SpacingF029
Alternating with plain squares
NumBordersF033
3
BordDescF034
3.75", 2.25", 3". Green, white, green plain strips with butted corners.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Checked
Floral
Geometric
Plaid
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
Muslin weight
ConstrucF038
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
Bias grain
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
BindWidthF047a
.25"
MatUsedF048
Cotton
UniqueBattF048b
The batting is commercially made.
BattLoftF048a
Thin
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
8
DesignF052d
Outline of appliqued pieces. Feather wreath in the plain blocks. Chain in the border. The quilting stitches were even.
FeaturesF053
Wonderful friendship quilt. Stained.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
NumPiecesF042
Seamed

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Ashton, Dawn
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was previously owned by Dollie Christensen (owner's grandmother). The quilt was given to granddaughter who brought it to Arizona in 1978 in AZ because owner always admired it.
MakerGroupNameF097
Friendship quilt made by a group

Quilt maker Personal Information

OccupationF104
Multiple makers
EnviroF104c
Rural
OccupationF115
Farmers/Ranchers

Image Upload

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Data Verification

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Beth Donaldson
dateverified
9
29
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

LocMadeF057a
Benkelman
ProvStateF057d
Nebraska (NE)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Gift
ReasonsF060
Commemorative
OtherF060a
Was made for owner's then-34 year-old grandmother by wives of farmers and ranchers around Benkelman, Nebraska because she was moving away to Haigler, about 23 miles away.

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