Contained Crazy


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-814

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
T302
DateDataF006b
1/9/1988
locationF007f
Tucson Park Mall
TypeObjOtherF008a
Tied Comforter
OverallWidthF12a
61" (including lace)
OverallLengthF012b
78"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OtherShapeCornerF013c
Square corners
PredomColorsF014
Black
Brown
Gold
Green
Maroon
Purple
White
OverCondF015
Very good/almost new

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

OtherDamageF016a
Moderate wear

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Crazy
AltNameF011
Contained Crazy
SizeBlockF027
8x8
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
BordDescF034
4, 2.25 lace, Purple moire silk plain strips with mitered corners.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Silk
FabricTypeF036
Satin
Velvet
FabPrintF037
Novelty
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
Ribbons
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
UniqueF038h
Fans, spider webs, flowers, leaves, butterfly, pieced jam horseshoe, cattails. Embroidered and appliqued

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

ConstrucBindF046
Edges turned in/ no separate binding
Lace
UniqueBattF048b
Wool (probably)
QuiltTechF049
Tied or tufted
DesignF052d
The quilt is tied with cotton thread. Knots are on the back.
FeaturesF053
Unusually fine crazy quilt. Mainly exceptional decorations.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Red
NumPiecesF042
Seamed
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Hanshaw, Emma
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was brought to Arizona in 1950. Inherited in 1950. Sent to owner by husband's grandfather's housekeeper when he died. She knew owner had an interest in quilts.

Image Upload

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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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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
Illinois (IL)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance

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