Carpenter's Wheel


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-866

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
WM078
DateDataF006b
2/27/1988
locationF007f
Westridge Mall
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
73"
OverallLengthF012b
81.75"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OtherShapeCornerF013c
Square corners
PredomColorsF014
Black
Blue or Navy
Brown
Gray
Green
Pink
Purple
Red
White
Yellow
OverCondF015
Poor/very worn

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

OtherRepairsF017a
1 patch on back, 1 on front
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
DateFinishF023b
Blocks made of pre-1900 fabric, quilted 1920's-30's

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
OwnerNameF010
Carpenter's Wheel
NumBlockF026
25
SizeBlockF027
15x14.5
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Checked
Dotted
Floral
Geometric
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
Muslin weight
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

UniqueBindF045a
The corners are butted. The binding is the same on all sides.
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Straight grain
Home cut
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
BindWidthF047a
.25"
MatUsedF048
Cotton
UniqueBattF048b
The batting is homemade.
BattLoftF048a
Thick
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchF051
6
DesignF052d
Echo, fan shape (see sketch). The quilting stitches were even.
FeaturesF053
Numerous tears on front caused by owner's dog.

Quilt Back

OtherFabF040a
Muslin
NumPiecesF042
Seamed
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Ross, Elaine
ProvenanceF058a
Purchased at antique shop in 1984 in Chester, New Jersey.Made in Georgia, according to antique shop. The quilt was brought to Arizona in 1987.

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Data Verification

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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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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
Georgia (GA)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Purchase
QuiltHistF059
Almost all fabrics are pre-1900's, BUT 2 of the Carpenter's Wheels are made of 1920's or 30's fabric (lavender). Appears to have been quilted early, perhaps by pattern.

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