Crazy Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-84B

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
T298
DateDataF006b
1/9/1988
locationF007f
Tucson Park Mall
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
56"
OverallLengthF012b
84"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OtherColorF014c
All dark colors but beige
OverCondF015
Poor/very worn

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

OtherDamageF016a
Heavy wear/fragile
TypeInscripF019
Initials
ContInscripF020
Initials felt applique
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
DateFinishF023b
c1880-1890 when quiltmaker was 25-35 years old.
OthSourceF063a
Catalog samples

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Crazy
AltNameF011
Crazy Quilt
OthTopSourceF064a
Friends
NumBlockF026
20
SizeBlockF027
11x11
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Silk
FabricTypeF036
Satin
Velvet
FabPrintF037
Checked
Novelty
Plaid
Solid/plain
Striped
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
Painting
EmbMatF039
Cotton thread
Silk thread

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

ConstrucBindF046
Edges turned in/no separate binding
MatUsedF048
No filling
QuiltedByF055
Greenleaf, Clara
QuiltTechF049
Not quilted
FeaturesF053
Sad shape!

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Satin/Sateen

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Fisher, Amy G.
ProvenanceF058a
Inherited from mother upon her death in 1937.
RelItemsF088a
Pictures of the quiltmaker
QuiltTopF054
Greenleaf, Clara
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
01-26-18??
MarriageF099b
Santa Ana, CA
DeathF100
1937, Phoenix, AZ. Yuma, AZ
EthnicF101
English-Welsh
RelAffF103
Methodist

Quilt maker Personal Information

BirthplaceCityF098a
Chico
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
CityF106a
Chico, CA (1862-?), Santa Ana, CA (?), San Diego, CA (?), Yuma, AZ (1881-1933), Phoenix, AZ (1933-1937)
StateF107
California (CA)
CountryF108
United States
MaidenF097b
Parten
SpouseF113
Greenleaf, Melville
OccupationF115
Railroad/Deputy Sheriff of Yuma/Construction
NoChildF116
5

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Pleasure
OtherSourceMat
There are no other quilts by this maker.

Image Upload

InvenNumF075
T298.jpg
ReposFile
T298.jpg
67-EC-84B-226-T298.jpg
184079
image/jpeg

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
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
Yuma
ProvStateF057d
Arizona (AZ)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
ReasonsF060
Commemorative
OtherF060a
Made to record births of 5 children. Initials are felt appliqued on the quilt.

Detail Images

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Additional Records

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