Tree of Life


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-5ED

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
SD038
DateDataF006b
11/5/1988
locationF007f
Scottsdale
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
81"
OverallLengthF012b
88"
ShapeCornersF013b
Rounded
PredomColorsF014
Green
Red
OtherColorF014c
pumpkin
OverCondF015
Fair/worn

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

OtherDamageF016a
Moderate wear

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Tree of Life
NumBlockF026
25
SizeBlockF027
13.5x13.5
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Separated by plain sashing
Separated by cornerstones or connecting blocks sashing (different fabric in intersection)
SashWidthF032
3.5". The corners measure 3.25x3.25
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
1.25", rounded corners, 2 plain strips with butted corners.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Floral
Geometric
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
Muslin weight
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

UniqueBindF045a
The corners are rounded.
ConstrucBindF046
Front turned to back
MatUsedF048
Cotton
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
NumStitchedF050
4
NumStitchF051
5
DesignF052d
Diagonal with some cross hatch. The quilting stitches were uneven.
FeaturesF053
Great colors!!

Quilt Back

DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Phillips, Babs
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was brought to Arizona in 1959. The quilt was previously owned by Mr. and Mrs. Edwin S. Clemens. Gift from parents in 1955 in New Orleans.
RelItemsF088a
Yes
OthPeopleF056
Clemens?
DeathF100
c1950's, Biloxi, Miss.
EthnicF101
German
EdBkgdF102
College-Newcomb College, New Orleans, LA
RelAffF103
Roman Catholic

Quilt maker Personal Information

OccupationF104
Art teacher
CityF106a
Small city
MaidenF097b
Never married

Quilt Personal Quilting History

NameGroupF120
Probably did not belonged to a group.
OtherSourceMat
There are other quilts by this maker.

Image Upload

InvenNumF075
SD038.jpg
ReposFile
SD038.jpg
67-EC-5ED-226-SD038.jpg
1588085
image/jpeg

Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Beth Donaldson
dateverified
10
1
2015
CE

Information source fields

ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
file_medium
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
Biloxi, Miss.?
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Gift
SourceOtherF006a
Maker is an unknown great aunt of owner.

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