Appliqued Flower Baskets and Birds


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-82D

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
T331
DateDataF006b
1/9/1988
locationF007f
Tucson Park Mall
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
95"
OverallLengthF012b
102.5"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OtherShapeCornerF013c
Square corners
OverallColorF14b
Light or pastel colors
PredomColorsF014
Beige or Tan
Black
Blue or Navy
Brown
Gold
Green
Orange
Pink
Purple
Red
White
Yellow
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

OtherRepairsF017a
Original binding removed and replaced with add-on border.
TypeInscripF019
Date
Multiple Names
ContInscripF020
Names of 4 generations-1881 to 1961.
DateInscripF020a
1881; 1961
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
DateFinishF023b
1939 when quiltmaker was 33 years old.
SourceMatF063
Purchased new

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Appliqued Flower Baskets and Birds
TopSourceF064
Commercial/Published source: Newspaper
BrackmanF011a
Reference Source Used: Garden Bouquet Nancy Page design of 1930's
NumBlockF026
20
SizeBlockF027
10.5x10.5
SpacingF029
Alternating with plain squares
NumBordersF033
7
BordDescF034
7 borders-1.25" alternating plain strips of brown and white. Add-on border-4.75"-no batting. Corners are butted.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Dotted
Floral
Geometric
Plaid
Solid/plain
Striped
UniqueF037b
Muslin weight
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Blanket, buttonhole, or other decorative applique stitch
Hand Applique
Reverse Applique
ConstrucF038d
Dimensional applique
UniqueF038h
Buttonhole, running stitch.
EmbMatF039
Cotton thread

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

ConstrucBindF046
Edges turned in/ no separate binding
MatUsedF048
Polyester
UniqueBattF048b
The batting is commercially made.
BattLoftF048a
Thick
QuiltedByF055
Schnebly, Lucille
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchF051
6
DesignF052d
Echo. Outline in the sashing.
FeaturesF053
Appliqued blocks are old and well made. Alterations are poor. There are some holes.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
NumPiecesF042
Seamed or one piece

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Hokanson, Paula
ProvenanceF058a
Inherited from mother (maker) in 1970.
RelItemsF088a
Pictures, Newspaper clippings
QuiltTopF054
Schnebly, Lucille
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
07-10-1906
MarriageF099b
5-15-25 in Colorado
DeathF100
04-01-70
EthnicF101
Scotch-Irish
EdBkgdF102
College
RelAffF103
Community church (Wayside Chapel, Sedona)

Quilt maker Personal Information

OccupationF104
Engineer WWII (1942-46). Food supervisor in small school (1946-54), Antique shop (1958-70).
EnviroF104c
Rural
CityF106a
Born in Colo.; raised there on a farm. Lived in Sanders, Az. (1937-1939), Sedona and Parks, Az. (1939-42), California (1942-46), Sedona (1946-70).
StateF107
Colorado (CO)
CountryF108
United States
MaidenF097b
Finney
SpouseF113
Schnebly, Ellsworth M.
OccupationF115
Teacher/School superintendent
NoChildF116
3
LearnedToQuiltF117
From Relative

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Church
Gifts
Necessity
Pleasure
OtherF119a
Probably learned to quilt from mother in 1928.
NameGroupF120
Very active in church and community. Repaired and sewed for her antique doll collection.
AddNotesF132
She had an extensive doll collection.
OtherSourceMat
There are other quilts by this maker.

Image Upload

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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
Parks, near Flagstaff
ProvStateF057d
Arizona (AZ)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
QuiltHistF059
Quilt top made by maker, helped by her mother, Belle Finney. Left unfinished and picked up later. Backing was almost finished when owner was around 10. Owner worked on a border and inserted the center brown piece to show whose lives it had touched.

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