Double Square


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-7FB

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
T273
DateDataF006b
1/9/1988
locationF007f
Tucson Park Mall
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
74"
OverallLengthF012b
96"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OtherShapeCornerF013c
Square corners
PredomColorsF014
Gold
White
OverCondF015
Very good/almost new

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

OtherDamageF016a
Washed only 1 or 2 times
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
DateFinishF023b
c1930's-40's

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Interlocking Square
OwnerNameF010
Double Square
TopSourceF064
Commercial/Published source: Kit
OthTopSourceF064a
Embroidered blocks-kit or ironed on pattern
NumBlockF026
12
SizeBlockF027
16x16
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Separated by plain sashing
Separated by cornerstones or connecting blocks sashing (different fabric in intersection)
SashWidthF032
4.5". The corners measure 4.5x4.5
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
7.5" plain strips with mitered corners.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
Muslin weight
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
UniqueF038h
Cross stitch lazy-daisy chain (or outline)
EmbMatF039
Cotton thread

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

UniqueBindF045a
The corners are butted. The binding is the same on all sides.
ConstrucBindF046
Back turned to front
BindWidthF047a
.5"
MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
9
DesignF052d
Embroidered block 1" grid on outside, flower-dahlia design. See sketch for sashing. Double petal design in the border. The quilting stitches were even.
FeaturesF053
The quilting is wonderful on this quilt. Well done and crisp looking in 2 colors. Not for exhibition because this was a kit or printed embroidery pattern. Pencil marks still show.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
NumPiecesF042
1
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Kelly, Maxine Beckett
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was brought to Arizona in 1950's-1960. Personal gift to owner's mother, from friend at church. Owner received offer for $150 at Park Mall in Jan. 1988, but because the design, embroidery and quilting was praised by the evaluators at that time, owner did not sell it. The quilt was previously owned by Ruth M. Becket (mother of owner). Inherited from mother in 1986.

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Data Verification

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dateverified
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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
Denver
ProvStateF057d
Colorado (CO)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance

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