Grandmother's Flower Garden


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-7A7

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
T192
DateDataF006b
1/9/1988
locationF007f
Tucson Park Mall
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
84"
OverallLengthF012b
86"
ShapeEdgeF013
Scalloped
ShapeCornersF013b
Rounded
PredomColorsF014
Blue or Navy
Brown
Green
Orange
Pink
Purple
Red
White
Yellow
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

TypeInscripF019
Message
Single
ContInscripF020
Label-Fashioned by Ethelene Bailey
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
DateFinishF023b
1935 when the quiltmaker was 23 years old.

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
One patch or allover
AltNameF011
Grandmother's Flower Garden
TopSourceF064
Commercial/Published source: Book
BrackmanF011a
Reference Source Used: Judy Rehmel
NumBlockF026
105
SizeBlockF027
6.5x7.5
BlockStyleF030a
Hexagons
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
OtherSpaceF029a
Separated by a double row of hexagons
SashWidthF032
White cotton

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Floral
Solid/plain
Striped
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
Bias grain
Commercial
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
BindWidthF047a
.25"
MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Medium
QuiltedByF055
Bailey, Ethelene
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
DesignF052d
Outline of pieced shapes
FeaturesF053
Typical handling of a popular pattern.

Quilt Back

NumPiecesF042
Seamed
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Bailey, Ethelene
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was brought to Arizona on June 1986.
RelItemsF088a
Pictures with quilts
QuiltTopF054
Bailey, Ethelene
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
10-07-1912
MarriageF099b
7 June 1941 in Tucson, Arizona
EthnicF101
English
EdBkgdF102
College
RelAffF103
LDS

Quilt maker Personal Information

OccupationF104
Homemaker, Typist (1937-1941)
BirthplaceCityF098a
Douglas
EnviroF104c
Rural
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
CityF106a
Pomerene, AZ (1912-1937), Tucson, AZ (1937-41), LaGrange, IL (1941-42) Morris, IL (1942-43, Pomerene, AZ (1943-46), Chicago, IL 1946, Pomerene, AZ (1946-47), Austin, TX (1947-55), Starkville, MS (1955-62), Athens, GA (1962-86), Tucson, AZ from 1986 on
CountryF108
United States
MaidenF097b
Scott
SpouseF113
Bailey, Wilfred Charles
OccupationF115
Full Professor Anthropologist
NoChildF116
4
WhenQuiltF118
Age 11-19

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Pleasure
OtherF119a
Learned to quilt when 14 years old
NameGroupF120
At home and as Relief Society Pres (3 times). Supervised a large number of quilts for Bazaars-Bi-centennial quilt for [illeg] of Athens, Ga. 1985.
OtherSourceMat
There are other quilts by this maker.

Image Upload

InvenNumF075
T192.jpg
ReposFile
T192.jpg
67-EC-7A7-226-T192.jpg
322389
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
Pomerene
ProvStateF057d
Arizona (AZ)
ProvCountryF057f
United States

Detail Images

No additional images uploaded

Additional Records

No additional records