Friendship Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-650

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
T145
DateDataF006b
1/9/1988
locationF007f
Tucson Park Mall
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
82"
OverallLengthF012b
91"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OtherShapeCornerF013c
Square corners
PredomColorsF014
Green
White
Yellow
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

OtherDamageF016a
Moderate wear
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
DateFinishF023b
1939
SourceMatF063
Purchased new

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Friendship Album
OwnerNameF010
Friendship Quilt
NumBlockF026
30
SizeBlockF027
11x11
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Separated by plain sashing
Separated by cornerstones or connecting blocks sashing (different fabric in intersection)
SashWidthF032
3.5" Broadcloth. The corners measure 3.5x3.5
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
3" plain strips of broadcloth, connected by pieced corner blocks.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
Muslin weight
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
UniqueF038h
Floral embroidery and verse

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

UniqueBindF045a
The corners are butted. The binding is the same on all sides.
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Straight grain
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
BindWidthF047a
3/8"
UniqueBattF048b
Flannel
BattLoftF048a
Thin
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
Green, yellow
NumStitchedF050
8
DesignF052d
Only borders and sashing quilted. Rope (see sketch) in the sashing. Rope (see sketch) in the border.

Quilt Back

OtherFabF040a
Muslin
NumPiecesF042
Seamed or one piece

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Unruh, Goldie
ProvenanceF058a
Gift from church in 1940 in Oklahoma when owner and husband (minister) were leaving after 6 yrs. The quilt was brought to Arizona in 1973.
MakerGroupNameF097
Elm Wood Sunday School/Ladies Aid
EthnicF101
German
RelAffF103
Mennonite Church

Quilt maker Personal Information

EnviroF104c
Rural

Image Upload

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Data Verification

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Beth Donaldson
dateverified
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30
2015
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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
Elm Wood
ProvStateF057d
Oklahoma (OK)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Gift
QuiltHistF059
Friendship Quilt made in blocks by church-each block has a verse of scripture and a name embroidered, center block has "To the Unruhs by the Elm Wood Sunday School-1940."
ReasonsF060
Commemorative
OtherF060a
Husband (Irvin Unruh) was minister there 6 years, they were leaving.

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