Flower Basket


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-85E

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
WM017
DateDataF006b
2/27/1988
locationF007f
Westridge Mall
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
79"
OverallLengthF012b
92"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Blue or Navy
Brown
White
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

OtherDamageF016a
Unwashed?
OtherRepairsF017a
Binding appears to be newer than rest of quilt.
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
DateFinishF023b
c1930's when quiltmaker was in her 60's.
SourceMatF063
Purchased new

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
OwnerNameF010
Flower Basket
NumBlockF026
28
SizeBlockF027
8.5x9
SashWidthF032
4.25"
NumBordersF033
3
BordDescF034
2.75" print border, 2.75" pieced border, and 2.75" print border. Butted corners.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Checked
Dotted
Floral
Geometric
UniqueF037b
Muslin weight
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
Machine Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

UniqueBindF045a
The corners are rounded. The binding is the same on all sides.
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Bias grain
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
BindWidthF047a
.25"
MatUsedF048
Cotton
UniqueBattF048b
Seeds are visible in the batting. The batting is homemade.
BattLoftF048a
Thin
QuiltedByF055
Richardson, Mary
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
10
DesignF052d
Echo. All over grid in the sashing.
FeaturesF053
Unusual straight appliqued handle treatment. Also has one block turned incorrectly.

Quilt Back

OtherFabF040a
Muslin
NumPiecesF042
1
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Remington, June
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was previously owned by Myrtle Richardson Ohms (maker's daughter), Marion Hooker Thomas (niece of Myrtle, owner's aunt) from 1950-1986. Gift from aunt Marion Thomas in 1986 in Phx., AZ out of love.
RelItemsF088a
Pictures, Family Bible records
QuiltTopF054
Richardson, Mary
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
c1870
DeathF100
1950, Long Beach, CA
EthnicF101
English/Irish/Welsh/American Indian (Cherokee)
EdBkgdF102
Grade school
RelAffF103
Maybe Baptist

Quilt maker Personal Information

OccupationF104
Homemaker
EnviroF104c
Rural
CityF106a
first 30 years in Oklahoma, then California thereafter.
CountryF108
England
OccupationF115
Farmer
NoChildF116
8
LearnedToQuiltF117
From Relative

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Pleasure
Therapy
OtherF119a
Learned to quilt from mother.
NameGroupF120
Neighbors had Quilting Bees on farms.
OtherSourceMat
There are other quilts by this maker.

Image Upload

InvenNumF075
WM017.jpg
ReposFile
WM017.jpg
67-EC-85E-226-WM017.jpg
1396588
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Data Verification

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Beth Donaldson
dateverified
9
25
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

ProvStateF057d
Oklahoma (OK)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Gift

Detail Images

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