Butterfly applique


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-78D

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
T161
DateDataF006b
1/9/1988
locationF007f
Tucson Park Mall
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
72.5"
OverallLengthF012b
72.5"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OtherShapeCornerF013c
Square corners
OverallColorF14b
Light or pastel colors
PredomColorsF014
Beige or Tan
Blue or Navy
Brown
Gold
Gray
Green
Orange
Pink
Purple
Red
White
Yellow
OtherColorF014c
Peach, aqua
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DateQuiltF023
1950-1975
DateFinishF023b
c1950's when quiltmaker was around 60 years old.

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
OwnerNameF010
Butterfly applique
BrackmanF011a
Reference Source Used: Judy Rehmel
NumBlockF026
44
SizeBlockF027
9x9
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
NumBordersF033
2
BordDescF034
1) 8.75", 2) 8.25" yellow cotton (appliqued-same), butted corners.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Checked
Dotted
Floral
Plaid
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
Muslin weight
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Blanket, buttonhole, or other decorative applique stitch
Hand Applique
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
UniqueF038h
Blanket, stem, satin stitches.
EmbMatF039
Cotton thread

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

UniqueBindF045a
Run off edge The binding is the same on all sides.
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Straight grain
BindWidthF047a
.5"
MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin
QuiltedByF055
Canis, Zella
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
3
NumStitchF051
6
DesignF052d
Outline of appliqued pieces. 3" sq. with "X" thru in the border. The quilting stitches were uneven.
FeaturesF053
Popular 20th century pattern probably quilted by a group.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
White
NumPiecesF042
Seamed

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Romer, Mary Catherine
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was previously owned by Betty Rothrock Nichols (niece) 1950, inherited from mother in 1960, Adeline Rothrock Guiney (niece) 1963. Then to present owner (grandniece) in 1969. The quilt was brought to Arizona by present owner.
RelItemsF088a
Yes
QuiltTopF054
Canis, Zella
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
c1870
MarriageF099b
c1890 in Longmont, CO
DeathF100
c1954, Longmont, CO
EthnicF101
English/Scotch-Irish
EdBkgdF102
High school
RelAffF103
Presbyterian

Quilt maker Personal Information

OccupationF104
Homemaker
BirthplaceCityF098a
Longmont
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
CityF106a
Longmont
StateF107
Colorado (CO)
CountryF108
United States
MaidenF097b
Dell
SpouseF113
Canis, Harold
OccupationF115
Merchant

Quilt Personal Quilting History

NameGroupF120
Tues. afternoon circle

Image Upload

InvenNumF075
T161.jpg
ReposFile
T161.jpg
67-EC-78D-226-T161.jpg
203845
image/jpeg

Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Beth Donaldson
dateverified
9
30
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
Longmont
ProvStateF057d
Colorado (CO)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance

Detail Images

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