Sunflower Star and Appliqued Flowers


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-871

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
WM092
DateDataF006b
2/27/1988
locationF007f
Westridge Mall
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
92"
OverallLengthF012b
101.5"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OtherShapeCornerF013c
Square corners
PredomColorsF014
Beige or Tan
Black
Blue or Navy
Brown
Gold
Gray
Green
Pink
Purple
Red

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

TypeInscripF019
Date
Place
Single
ContInscripF020
Signed-Elizabeth J. Branton August 1847 Newark No. 6
DateInscripF020a
August 1847
DateQuiltF023
1800-1849
DateFinishF023b
1847

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Sunflower Star and Appliqued Flowers
NumBlockF026
45
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
8.5' pieced border. 8 pointed stars wrap around corners. Silks.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Silk
FabricTypeF036
Satin
FabPrintF037
Geometric
Plaid
Solid/plain
Striped
UniqueF037b
Ties
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
UniqueF038h
Embroidered flower pistols, little chain stitch centers of appliqued flower. Cotton thread was used in construction.

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

UniqueBindF045a
The corners are mitered. 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
Wool
UniqueBattF048b
The batting is homemade.
BattLoftF048a
Thin
QuiltedByF055
Branton, Elizabeth
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Silk
ThrColorF049b
Green, pink, yellow, brown, turquoise, purple
NumStitchedF050
8
DesignF052d
Outline of pieced shapes. Clam shell around applique. Outline of 8 pointed stars and chevron (see sketch) in plain blocks. The quilting stitches were even.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
OtherFabF040a
polished
NumPiecesF042
Seamed
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Blaschke, Eleanor
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was previously owned by Jennie F. Haines. Inherited from aunt Jennie F. Haines in 1970. Obtained from her attic in Union, N. J. The quilt was brought to Arizona in 1983.
QuiltTopF054
Branton, Elizabeth
GenderF098
Female

Quilt maker Personal Information

EnviroF104c
Urban

Quilt Personal Quilting History

OtherSourceMat
There are other quilts by this maker.

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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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image
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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

LocMadeF057a
Newark
ProvStateF057d
New Jersey (NJ)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance

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