Rose of Sharon


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-7F3

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
T266
DateDataF006b
1/9/1988
locationF007f
Tucson Park Mall
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
82"
OverallLengthF012b
80"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Green
Pink
White
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

OtherDamageF016a
Very moderate wear
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
DateFinishF023b
1937 when quiltmaker was around 60 years old.
SourceMatF063
Purchased new

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
OwnerNameF010
Rose of Sharon
NumBlockF026
9
SizeBlockF027
17x17
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Separated by plain sashing
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
14" appliqued swag cotton broadcloth with mitered corners.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
Muslin weight
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

UniqueBindF045a
The corners are mitered. The binding is the same on all sides.
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Bias grain
BindWidthF047a
.5"
MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin
QuiltedByF055
Gladstone, Mary Eloise
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
9
DesignF052d
Outline of appliqued pieces, All over grid, feathers between "Roses". Feathers and grid .5" in the border.
FeaturesF053
Swag border makes it!

Quilt Back

NumPiecesF042
Seamed or one piece

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Taylor, Marie N.
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was brought to Arizona in 1950. Birthday gift from grandmother (maker) in 1931 in Burlington, Iowa.
RelItemsF088a
Pictures of the quiltmaker, Newspaper clippings
QuiltTopF054
Gladstone, Mary Eloise
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
c1870
MarriageF099b
c1894, Muscatine, Iowa
DeathF100
July 1945, Evergreen-Burlington, Iowa
EthnicF101
German
EdBkgdF102
8th grade
RelAffF103
Methodist

Quilt maker Personal Information

OccupationF104
Before marriage-school teacher (1888)
BirthplaceCityF098a
Muscatine
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
CityF106a
Muscatine, 1870-1896; Burlington, 1896-1945
StateF107
Iowa (IA)
CountryF108
United States
MaidenF097b
Federlein
SpouseF113
Gladstone, John Wesley
OccupationF115
Pearl button factory/Streetcar conductor/Paper co.
NoChildF116
2
LearnedToQuiltF117
From Relative

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Gifts
Pleasure
OtherF119a
Learned to quilt from her mother in 1925?
AddNotesF132
Maker made 3 Rose of Sharon quilts-one for each grandchild and one for only living daughter. Owner lived with grandmother and grandfather and watched her by the hour quilting at her quilting frame her grandfather made.
OtherSourceMat
There are other quilts by this maker.

Image Upload

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T266.jpg
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Data Verification

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yes
verifiedby
Beth Donaldson
dateverified
9
30
2015
CE

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
Burlington
ProvStateF057d
Iowa (IA)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Gift
ReasonsF060
Gift or presentation
OtherF060a
Made by owner's grandmother as a birthday gift.

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