Applique


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-790

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
T167
DateDataF006b
1/9/1988
locationF007f
Tucson Park Mall
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
82"
OverallLengthF012b
77"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OtherShapeCornerF013c
Square corners
PredomColorsF014
Green
Red
White
OverCondF015
Fair/worn

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

OtherDamageF016a
Heavy wear/fragile/faded
DateQuiltF023
1800-1849
DateFinishF023b
c. early 1800's

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Floral Sampler
OwnerNameF010
Applique
BrackmanF011a
Reference Source Used: Judy Rehmel
NumBlockF026
9
SizeBlockF027
13x13
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Separated by plain sashing
SashWidthF032
5.75" white muslin
NumBordersF033
2
BordDescF034
1) 2 sides 3 3/8", 2 sides 5.75", 2) 3 sides 8.2"5, 1 side 8.75". White, red, green. One plain stuffed, one appliqued. Corners are butted.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Floral
Geometric
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
Muslin weight
ConstrucF038b
Blanket, buttonhole, or other decorative applique stitch
Hand Applique
UniqueF038h
Applique blocks have all pieces outlined by tiny blanket stitches. Pieces applied with whip stitch. 3 are stuffed-others not!
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
Straight grain
Home cut
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
BindWidthF047a
.25"
MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
10
DesignF052d
.25" diagonal lines. Princess feather-background filled w/diagonal lines in the sashing. Triple diagonal lines in the border. The quilting stitches were even.
FeaturesF053
Binding worn and missing in places. Brown stains. A real treasure.

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
Swisher, Dorothy Thurmond
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was brought to Arizona after great cousin's (Ola Carlisle Estes) death c1960, owner's sister brought quilt to Coolidge. The quilt was previously owned by Ola Carlisle Estes. Inherited from great cousin Ola Crlisle Estes c1960.

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Data Verification

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Beth Donaldson
dateverified
9
30
2015
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Information source fields

ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
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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
Columbia
ProvCountyF057b
Boone
ProvStateF057d
Missouri (MO)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
QuiltHistF059
May have been made by maternal great grandmother (Mrs. Carlisle) but unsure.

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