Pointsettia


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-798

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
T174
DateDataF006b
1/9/1988
locationF007f
Tucson Park Mall
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
81"
OverallLengthF012b
92"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OtherShapeCornerF013c
Square corners
PredomColorsF014
Green
Red
White
Yellow
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

OtherDamageF016a
Moderate wear
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
DateFinishF023b
c1940 when quiltmaker was 45 years old.

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Medallion or framed center
AltNameF011
Floral Medallion
OwnerNameF010
Pointsettia
TopSourceF064
Original to maker
BrackmanF011a
Reference Source Used: Judy Rehmel
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
NumBordersF033
2
BordDescF034
.5", 10.5". Red dot; applique. Mitered corners.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Dotted
Floral
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
Muslin weight
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique
UniqueF038h
Leaves and Flowers enhanced by running stitch and stuffing
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
Home cut
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
BindWidthF047a
.25"
MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin
QuiltedByF055
deFontaine, Dorothy F.
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
9
DesignF052d
Outline of appliqued pieces., All over grid. Double feathers, feather wreath, fleur de lis in the plain blocks. All over grid 1" in the border. The quilting stitches were even.
FeaturesF053
Unusually fine quilting.

Quilt Back

NumPiecesF042
1
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Adams, Audrey
ProvenanceF058a
Inherited from mother in 1987. The quilt was brought to Arizona in November 1987.
QuiltTopF054
deFontaine, Dorothy F.
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
1895
MarriageF099b
1917 in N. J.
EthnicF101
German/English
EdBkgdF102
High school

Quilt maker Personal Information

OccupationF104
Homemaker and cartographer
EnviroF104c
Urban
CityF106a
New York City 1917-1922, CT 1922 from then on
StateF107
New York (NY)
CountryF108
United States
SpouseF113
deFontaine, Wade Hampton
NoChildF116
3

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Pleasure
OtherF119a
She was clever and imaginative and this was 4th quilt she made and designed.
OtherSourceMat
There are other quilts by this maker.

Image Upload

InvenNumF075
T174.jpg
ReposFile
T174.jpg
67-EC-798-226-T174.jpg
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Data Verification

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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

ProvStateF057d
Connecticut (CT)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance

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