Embroidered Wreath


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-834

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
T332
DateDataF006b
1/9/1988
locationF007f
Tucson Park Mall
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
80"
OverallLengthF012b
84"
OtherShapeCornerF013c
Square corners
PredomColorsF014
Blue or Navy
White
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

OtherDamageF016a
Moderate wear
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
DateFinishF023b
c1940 when quiltmaker was around 34 years old.

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
One patch or allover
AltNameF011
Embroidered Wreath
OthTopSourceF064a
Newspapers, magazines
NumBlockF026
63
SizeBlockF027
7.5x7.5
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
BordDescF034
7.75" plain strips with mitered corners.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Glazed
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
Muslin weight
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
UniqueF038h
Embroidered flower wreaths, possible kit or iron on patterns

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

ConstrucBindF046
Prairie Points
MatUsedF048
Cotton
UniqueBattF048b
The batting is commercially made.
QuiltedByF055
Schnebly, Lucille
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White, blue
NumStitchedF050
9
DesignF052d
All over grid-small, Dresden Plate, Diagonal diamond
FeaturesF053
Damaged backing and border fabric detracts a whole lot from appearance. 1940's quilt.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
NumPiecesF042
1
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Hokanson, Paula
ProvenanceF058a
Inherited from mother in 1965.
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

InvenNumF075
T332.jpg
ReposFile
T332.jpg
67-EC-834-226-T332.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
file_medium
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
Sedona
ProvStateF057d
Arizona (AZ)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
QuiltHistF059
One of the "prairie points" was lost as maker carried it in her purse to look for matching fabric to do another quilt.
OtherF060a
Made for owner's (daughter of maker) bedroom as twin bed coverlet.

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