Crazy Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-816

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
T303
DateDataF006b
1/9/1988
locationF007f
Tucson Park Mall
TypeObjOtherF008a
Tied Comforter
OverallWidthF12a
63.5"
OverallLengthF012b
76.5"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OtherShapeCornerF013c
Square corners
PredomColorsF014
Beige or Tan
Black
Blue or Navy
Brown
Green
Maroon
Orange
Pink
Red
White
OtherColorF014c
olive green
OverCondF015
Poor/very worn

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

OtherDamageF016a
Weighted silks deteriorated. Heavy wear/fragile/faded

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Crazy
AltNameF011
Crazy Quilt
BrackmanF011a
Reference Source Used: Judy Rehmel
NumBlockF026
20
SizeBlockF027
13.5x13
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
BordDescF034
4.5" Brown silk, plain strips with butted corners.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
Silk
FabricTypeF036
Satin
Velvet
FabPrintF037
Checked
Floral
Plaid
Solid/plain
Striped
UniqueF037b
Ribbon, woven print
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
UniqueF038h
Gold feather stitch outlines border edges. Tendrils, flowers, vines, feathers, leaves. Fan, quarter moon, leaf. Cotton thread was used in construction.

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

UniqueBindF045a
The corners are mitered. 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
UniqueBattF048b
The batting is commercially made.
BattLoftF048a
Thin
QuiltTechF049
Not quilted
DesignF052d
The quilt is tied with cotton thread. Knots are on the back.
FeaturesF053
A fine example of Victorian crazy work. Worn fabrics show muslin foundation and batting thru border.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Green
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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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
Illinois (IL)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance

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