Strip Pieced Quilt with triangles inserted


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-861

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
WM020
DateDataF006b
2/27/1988
locationF007f
Westridge Mall
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
43.25"
OverallLengthF012b
75.5"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OtherShapeCornerF013c
Square corners
PredomColorsF014
Beige or Tan
Black
Blue or Navy
Brown
Gold
Green
Maroon
Pink
Purple
Red
White
Yellow
OverCondF015
Fair/worn

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

OtherDamageF016a
Heavy wear
DateQuiltF023
1901-1929
DateFinishF023b
c1910
SourceMatF063
Sewing scraps

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Strip Pieced Quilt with triangles inserted
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
OtherSpaceF029a
Strips of string piecing joined together horizontally
BordDescF034
3" velvet. The border is pieced with butted seams at the corners.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
Silk
Wool
FabricTypeF036
Velvet
FabPrintF037
Floral
Geometric
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Foundation Piecing
Hand Piecing
UniqueF038h
Strip Pieced

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

ConstrucBindF046
Edges turned in/ no separate binding
MatUsedF048
Wool
BattLoftF048a
Thin
QuiltedByF055
Hopkins, Alice
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
Red
DesignF052d
In-the-ditch. The quilting stitches were even.
FeaturesF053
Creative design of strip piecing. Wonderful backing.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Wool
NumPiecesF042
1
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Sterregaard, Tora
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was previously owned by Louise Hopkins Averill (grand aunt), Dorothy Averill (grand aunt) from 1967-83. Gift from Dorothy Averill in 1982 in New Preston, Ct. as a dispersal of heirlooms. The quilt was brought to Arizona in 1983.
RelItemsF088a
Pictures of quiltmaker, Family Bible records
QuiltTopF054
Hopkins, Alice
GenderF098
Female
MarriageF099b
Warren, CT
DeathF100
Warren, CT
EthnicF101
English
RelAffF103
Congregational

Quilt maker Personal Information

OccupationF104
Farmer's wife
BirthplaceCityF098a
Warren
EnviroF104c
Rural
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
MaidenF097b
Humphrey
OccupationF115
Farmer

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Gifts
Necessity
Pleasure

Image Upload

InvenNumF075
WM020.jpg
ReposFile
WM020.jpg
67-EC-861-226-WM020.jpg
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dateverified
9
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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
Warren
ProvStateF057d
Connecticut (CT)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Gift
QuiltHistF059
Unknown

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