Broderie Perse


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-5C3

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
SC010
DateDataF006b
11/1/1987
locationF007f
Sun City
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
110"
OverallLengthF012b
112"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OtherShapeCornerF013c
Square corners
PredomColorsF014
Blue or Navy
Brown
Green
Red
White
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DateQuiltF023
1850-1875
DateFinishF023b
Pre-1864

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Medallion or framed center
AltNameF011
Broderie Perse
BrackmanF011a
Reference Source Used: Judy Rehmel
MedallionF031
45x41.75
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
BordDescF034
2.75-21-8, chintz. Plain strips, Appliqued with mitered corners.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Print
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
Chintz cut outs, chintz border prints, muslin weight
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

UniqueBindF045a
Homemade tape. The corners are mitered. The binding is the same on all sides.
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
9
NumStitchF051
10
DesignF052d
All over grid-.5" diamond. Diagonal lines .5" apart in the border. The quilting stitches were even.
FeaturesF053
An excellent example of broderie perse. Some age stains, very few worn places.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
White
NumPiecesF042
Seamed
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Richards, Marjorie
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was previously owned by James N. Bull, Milton Ezra Bull (son of James), Effie Maude Bull (daughter of Milton), James Leland Bull (Effie's brother). Inherited (or gift) from father (James Leland Bull) in 1982. The quilt was brought to Arizona in 1985 when owner moved to AZ.

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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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Contributing Institutions
MATRIX: Center for digital humanities and social sciences and the Michigan State University Museum
Publisher
Quilt Index
Resource Type
Still Image

Contest, Exhibits, Essays, journals

ExhibitListF067a
Quilt was exhibited in a museum in Tacoma, Washington, and displayed in the Lane County Museum in Eugene, Oregon in 1985.

Why and where was the quilt made; source of info

ProvStateF057d
Georgia (GA)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
QuiltHistF059
Family lore indicateds that James N. Bull, member of Sherman's army, "liberated" (looted) the quilt somewhere between Atlanta and Savannah during Gen. Sherman's infamous march to the sea.
SourceOtherF006a
Original owner is current owner's great-grandfather.

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