Whole Cloth


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-870

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
WX019
DateDataF006b
10/16/1987
locationF007f
Willcox
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
76"
OverallLengthF012b
83"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OtherShapeCornerF013c
Square corners
PredomColorsF014
Gold
Red
OverCondF015
Fair/worn

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

OtherDamageF016a
Home dyed. Heavy wear
DateFinishF023b
c1787
OthSourceF063a
Hand-loomed linsey-woolsey, home dyed

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Medallion or framed center
AltNameF011
Whole Cloth
BrackmanF011a
Reference Source Used: Judy Rehmel
MedallionF031
24x25
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Wool
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
Hand-loomed linsey-woolsey
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

UniqueBindF045a
3 sides, 4th side top and back folded in. 20th century yarn (maroon and gold) blanket stitches all around.
ConstrucBindF046
Front turned to back
MatUsedF048
Wool
UniqueBattF048b
The batting is homemade.
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Wool
ThrColorF049b
Gold
DesignF052d
Medallion: Wheel with 14 wedges-diagonal lines in each wedge surrounded by .5" square grid. Sectioned off 4 fans (see sketch) 10" in size, 4" chevron (see sketch), 4" waves (see sketch) in the border. 1.5" triangles (see sketch), 8" various designs on point, 2" single cable.
FeaturesF053
Quilts of this vintage are extremely rare. Moth damage.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Wool
ColorBackingF040b
Cream
NumPiecesF042
2-28" strips 1-10", 1-6"
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Public Museum, Library or Institution
OwnerNameF082a
Willcox Chamber of Commerce/Rex Allen Museum
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was previously owned by Miller Milk Company, Oakland, CA (?), Enid Barnes, Richmond, CA (?). Gift from Enid Barnes in 1986 in Richmond, CA for display in the Rex Allen Museum. The quilt was brought to Arizona in 1986.

Image Upload

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Data Verification

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Beth Donaldson
dateverified
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30
2015
CE

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

AcquiredF058
Gift
QuiltHistF059
Quilt said to be Amish. Thread is also handmade. This is one piece of a large collection of textiles amassed by a school teacher, Enid Barnes, who used the textiles she gathered on her travels to educate the children in her classroom. It was a gift to the Rex Allen Museum from the collector's niece.

Detail Images


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