Peach Tree Applique Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-85C

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
WM004
DateDataF006b
2/27/1988
locationF007f
Westridge Mall
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
70"
OverallLengthF012b
90"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Gold
Green
Red
OverCondF015
Very good/almost new

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

OtherDamageF016a
Unwashed
DateQuiltF023
Timespan
DateFinishF023b
c1840 (top), 1920 (quilted by owner's mother)

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
OwnerNameF010
Peach Tree Applique Quilt
TopSourceF064
Commercial/Published source: Newspaper
SizeBlockF027
24.5x25
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
OtherSpaceF029a
Trees have diagonal set. Tilt toward center. Blocks straight set as background for applique.
BordDescF034
Cotton-same peach and leaf motif as tree. Appliqued border.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
Muslin weight
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

UniqueBindF045a
The corners are butted. The binding is the same on all sides.
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Straight grain
BindWidthF047a
.75"
MatUsedF048
Cotton
UniqueBattF048b
Flannel
BattLoftF048a
Thin
QuiltedByF055
Owner's mother
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
11
NumStitchF051
12
DesignF052d
Outline of appliqued pieces. All over chevron. Border has straight parallel lines with radiating lines from corner. Corners have additional diagonal quilting (see sketch). The quilting stitches were even.
FeaturesF053
Beautiful applique with interesting "peaches" that have been pieced. Lovely orientation for bed quilt with trees moving toward the center. A typical applique pattern of mid to late 19th century. Rust marks. Some batting migration.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
NumPiecesF042
Seamed
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Johnson, Marion
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was brought to Arizona in 1950's. Inherited from mother.
QuiltTopF054
Manning, Almina
GenderF098
Female
EthnicF101
German/Irish
EdBkgdF102
Grade school

Quilt maker Personal Information

BirthplaceCityF098a
London
BirthplaceProvF098c
Ontario
EnviroF104c
Rural
BirthplaceCountryF098d
Canada
CityF106a
London, Ontario, Canada and New York State
StateF107
New York (NY)
ProvF107a
Ontario
CountryF108
United States
Canada

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Pleasure
OtherSourceMat
There are no 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

AcquiredF058
Inheritance
SourceOtherF006a
Maker is owner's great-great aunt.

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