Mariner's Compass


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-5F2

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
SD069
DateDataF006b
11/5/1988
locationF007f
Scottsdale
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Mariner's Compass
OverallWidthF12a
71"
OverallLengthF012b
88"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Rounded
PredomColorsF014
Green
Red
White
Yellow
OverCondF015
Fair/worn

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

TypeInscripF019
Date
ContInscripF020
"1736" green thread outline stitch in one corner. ??
DateInscripF020a
1763
DateQuiltF023
1800-1849
DateFinishF023b
c1840-50? Owner said date of quilt was 1736.
OthSourceF063a
Handwoven flax

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
OwnerNameF010
Mariner's Compass
BrackmanF011a
Reference Source Used: Judy Rehmel
NumBlockF026
20
SizeBlockF027
12.5 circles, applique
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
BordDescF034
7.75" Green, red, yellow, white cotton. Thread-white on red, green on green. Appliqued.

Quilt top materials and construction

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

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

UniqueBindF045a
The corners are rounded. The binding is the same on all sides.
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Straight grain
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
BindWidthF047a
.25"
MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin
QuiltedByF055
Moffitt (or Moffett, or Maffett), _________
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
10
DesignF052d
.5-.25" concentric circles. .5" sq. grid, feather circles in the plain blocks. Double outline of appliques, feather following vine in the border. Double diagonal lines filling background. The quilting stitches were even.
FeaturesF053
Gorgeous old quilt. 1736 date doesn't seem to have any relation to quilt? Needs applique stitches replaced. Some looses pieces.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Woven or homespun
OtherFabF040a
Muslin
NumPiecesF042
Seamed
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Yost, Carolyn S.
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was previously owned by the eThe quilt was previously owned by the eEthel Holman (maker's great-granddaughter) from late 1800's-1976, Helen Schnoll (friend of Ethel) from 1976 to 1980. Gift from mother (Helen Schnoll) in 1980 in Phoenix.
OthPeopleF056
Moffitt (or Moffett, or Maffett)

Quilt maker Personal Information

EnviroF104c
Rural

Image Upload

InvenNumF075
SD069.jpg
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SD069.jpg
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Detail 1
SD069a.jpg
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Data Verification

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yes
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
Tennessee (TN)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Gift
QuiltHistF059
Maker weaved the flax herself and quilted it.
OtherF060a
Maker gave to her great-granddaughter when she was a small child.
SourceOtherF006a
Maker is no relation to owner.

Detail Images


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