Cherry Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-851

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
W013
DateDataF006b
5/9/1987
locationF007f
Wickenburg
TypeObjOtherF008a
Tied Comforter
OverallWidthF12a
58"
OverallLengthF012b
77"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OtherShapeCornerF013c
Square corners
OverallColorF14b
Light or pastel colors
PredomColorsF014
Blue or Navy
Gray
Pink
White
Yellow
OverCondF015
Fair/worn

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

OtherDamageF016a
Moderate wear
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
DateFinishF023b
1900 when quiltmaker was 18 years old.

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Brick with Cherry Embroidery
OwnerNameF010
Cherry Quilt
NumBlockF026
117
SizeBlockF027
4x8
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
BordDescF034
3 (3), 2 (1). Plain strips (Back brought to front) with mitered corners.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
Unknown
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
Muslin weight
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
UniqueF038h
Cherries embroidered in satin and stems in stem stitch. Cotton thread was used in construction.
EmbMatF039
Cotton thread
Wool thread

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

MatUsedF048
No filling
QuiltedByF055
Larson, Delia
DesignF052d
The quilt is tied with silk. Knots are on the front.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
OtherFabF040a
Muslin
NumPiecesF042
Seamed
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Sullivan, Gloria
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was brought to Arizona in 1965. Inherited from mother (maker) in Oct. 1965.
QuiltTopF054
Larson, Delia
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
02-22-1882
MarriageF099b
L. A., Calif.
DeathF100
L. A.
EthnicF101
Irish
EdBkgdF102
Grade school
RelAffF103
Catholic

Quilt maker Personal Information

OccupationF104
Housewife
EnviroF104c
Rural
BirthplaceCountryF098d
Ireland
CityF106a
Ireland (birth-1889) and L. A., California (1889-1965)
StateF107
California (CA)
CountryF108
United States
Ireland
MaidenF097b
Conroy
SpouseF113
Larson, Shelley
LearnedToQuiltF117
From Relative
WhenQuiltF118
Age 11-19

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Necessity
Pleasure
OtherF119a
Learned to quilt from mother when 12 years old.
OtherSourceMat
There are other quilts by this maker.

Image Upload

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Data Verification

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Lynn Miller
dateverified
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25
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
Los Angeles
ProvStateF057d
California (CA)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
OtherF060a
Made to be used.

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