Flying Geese with Tree of Life


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-845

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
W005
DateDataF006b
5/9/1987
locationF007f
Wickenburg
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
78.5"
OverallLengthF012b
94"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Blue or Navy
White
QuiltSpecColorF014a
Indigo Blue
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

OtherDamageF016a
A little fading
DateQuiltF023
1850-1875
DateFinishF023b
c1830-60?

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Wild Goose Chase
OwnerNameF010
Flying Geese with Tree of Life
BrackmanF011a
Reference Source Used: Judy Rehmel
NumBlockF026
42 pieced, 30 plain
SizeBlockF027
8x8
SpacingF029
Alternating with plain squares
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
5.75", plain strips with butted corners.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Dotted
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
Muslin weight
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

UniqueBindF045a
The corners are butted. The binding is the same on all sides.
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Straight grain
Home cut
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
BindWidthF047a
3/8"
MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
10
DesignF052d
Stuffed. Triangle in each corner of border. Baby hand print stuffed and quilted. Appears to be original quilting design. See sketches. Pieced block-on diagonal. Parallel rows quilted 0.625" apart. Stuffed flower motif in the plain blocks. Scalloped flowers motif (stuffed). in the border. Triangle blocks-stuffed flower (partial). One baby hand print quilted and stuffed in 1 border. The quilting stitches were even.
FeaturesF053
Wonderful stuffed work on this quilt. Baby handprints are precious. Couple of small stains.

Quilt Back

NumPiecesF042
3 large pieces
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Bachs, Janet
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was previously owned by Margaret Jones. Purchased from Margaret Jones, antique dealer in Linton, Indiana, who said her grandmother had made it.

Image Upload

InvenNumF075
W005.jpg
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W005a.jpg
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Detail 1
W005d.jpg
67-EC-845-240-W005d.jpg
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Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Beth Donaldson
dateverified
9
30
2015
CE

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
Indiana (IN)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Purchase

Detail Images


W005d.jpg

Additional Records

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