Nine Patch


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-86D

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
WM084
DateDataF006b
2/27/1988
locationF007f
Westridge Mall
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
70"
OverallLengthF012b
83.5"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OtherShapeCornerF013c
Square corners
PredomColorsF014
Beige or Tan
Black
Blue or Navy
Brown
Gray
Green
Maroon
Orange
Pink
Purple
Red
White
Yellow
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

OtherDamageF016a
Moderate wear
TypeInscripF019
Message
ContInscripF020
___can only be as good as are___which they ___or 20 years___have said___Starfeeds are best
DateQuiltF023
1901-1929
DateFinishF023b
Early 1900's
SourceMatF063
Sewing scraps

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Nine Patch
BrackmanF011a
Reference Source Used: Judy Rehmel
NumBlockF026
321
SizeBlockF027
3x3
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Alternating with plain squares
OtherSpaceF029a
Couple triangle blocks-see sketch

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Checked
Dotted
Floral
Geometric
Novelty
Plaid
Solid/plain
Striped
UniqueF037b
Corduroy, muslin weight
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

UniqueBindF045a
The corners are butted. The binding is the same on all sides.
ConstrucBindF046
Front turned to back
MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Medium
QuiltedByF055
Steveneson, Sarah Rebecca
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
4
DesignF052d
Channel 1" apart. The quilting stitches were uneven.
FeaturesF053
This quilter used all her scraps for a utility quilt. Some holes on front and back.

Quilt Back

OtherFabF040a
Printed feedsacks on back
NumPiecesF042
Seamed
DescBackF043
Different fabrics

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Simpson, Charlene
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was previously owned by May Cottrell Cornish, Mildred Cornish Colf. The quilt was previously owned by May Sturgeon (maker's daughter). Inherited from mother in 1974.
RelItemsF088a
Pictures, Family Bible
QuiltTopF054
Steveneson, Sarah Rebecca
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
05-01-1852
MarriageF099b
1870 in Summervield, LA
DeathF100
1-20-1950, Scottsdale. Double Butte Cemetery, Tempe.
EthnicF101
Irish
EdBkgdF102
Maybe high school
RelAffF103
Baptist

Quilt maker Personal Information

OccupationF104
Homemaker
EnviroF104c
Rural
CityF106a
Scottsdale
StateF107
Georgia (GA)
CountryF108
United States
MaidenF097b
Langford
SpouseF113
Stevenson, John G.
OccupationF115
Farmer
NoChildF116
13

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Pleasure
OtherF119a
She quilted even when she was 97; just before she died she was still quilting and piecing. She may have made 100 quilts and tops.
AddNotesF132
Maker lived with owner's family in Scottsdale and quilted all the time.

Image Upload

InvenNumF075
WM084.jpg
ReposFile
WM084.jpg
67-EC-86D-226-WM084.jpg
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Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Beth Donaldson
dateverified
10
1
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

LocMadeF057a
Scottsdale
ProvStateF057d
Arizona (AZ)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
SourceOtherF006a
Owner is the maker's granddaughter.

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