Bubble Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-5EF

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
SD044
DateDataF006b
11/5/1988
locationF007f
Scottsdale
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
81"
OverallLengthF012b
94"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OtherShapeCornerF013c
Square corners
PredomColorsF014
Green
White
Yellow
OtherColorF014c
Other colors typical of 30's
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
DateFinishF023b
c1920's or 30's

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
OwnerNameF010
Bubble Quilt
SizeBlockF027
10.5x10.5
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Separated by pieced pattern sashing
Separated by cornerstones or connecting blocks sashing (different fabric in intersection)
OtherSpaceF029a
Separated by appliqued corners
SashWidthF032
Double 2.5"-1.25 each strip
BordDescF034
Same as sashing

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Print
UniqueF037b
Prints typical of the 30's, muslin weight
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Blanket, buttonhole, or other decorative applique stitch
Hand Applique
UniqueF038h
Buttonhole stitch.
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
Bias grain
Commercial
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
BindWidthF047a
.25"
MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin
QuiltedByF055
Bates, May A.
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
DesignF052d
Fan quilting, unusually small scale
FeaturesF053
Unusual pattern.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
NumPiecesF042
Seamed or one piece

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Edman, Marjory
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was previously owned by Elizabeth Davis (owner's sister, maker's granddaughter). Inherited from sister in 1986. The quilt was brought to Arizona in 1986.
RelItemsF088a
Pictures
QuiltTopF054
Bates, May A.
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
1860?
MarriageF099b
Leavenworth, Kansas
DeathF100
1945, Leavenworth, Kansas
EthnicF101
Irish
EdBkgdF102
Grade school
RelAffF103
Christian Scientist

Quilt maker Personal Information

OccupationF104
Grocery Store Manager
BirthplaceCityF098a
Leavenworth
EnviroF104c
Rural
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
StateF107
Kansas (KS)
CountryF108
England
MaidenF097b
Rainey
SpouseF113
Bates, George
OccupationF115
Grocer/farmer

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Pleasure
OtherSourceMat
There are other quilts by this maker.

Image Upload

InvenNumF075
SD044.jpg
ReposFile
SD044.jpg
67-EC-5EF-226-SD044.jpg
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Data Verification

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verifiedby
Beth Donaldson
dateverified
9
29
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

ProvStateF057d
Arkansas (AR)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
SourceOtherF006a
Maker is owner's grandmother.

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