Kansas Sunflower


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-873

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
WX004
DateDataF006b
10/16/1987
locationF007f
Willcox
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
77"
OverallLengthF012b
88"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Black
Green
Orange
White
Yellow
OverCondF015
Very good/almost new

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

OtherDamageF016a
Unwashed
DateQuiltF023
1901-1929
DateFinishF023b
1920
SourceMatF063
Feed or flour sacks
OthSourceF063a
Sugar sacks

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
OwnerNameF010
Kansas Sunflower
NumBlockF026
42
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
Muslin weight
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

UniqueBindF045a
The corners are mitered. The binding is the same on all sides.
ConstrucBindF046
Back turned to front
MatUsedF048
Polyester
QuiltedByF055
Unknown-recent
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
Orange
NumStitchedF050
7
DesignF052d
Outline of pieced squares, Outline of appliqued pieces.
FeaturesF053
This quilt has that "illusion" industrial green fabric. Quiltmaker had a unique way of arranging her blocks. Quilt is very bright. Has obviously been quilted recently (poly batt.).

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
NumPiecesF042
1
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Fairchild, Mary Ann
ProvenanceF058a
Quilt top was found in an old trunk when owners bought the estate in 1970.
QuiltTopF054
Leake, Johanna
GenderF098
Female

Quilt maker Personal Information

OccupationF104
Housewife

Quilt Personal Quilting History

OtherSourceMat
There are other quilts by this maker.

Image Upload

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WX004.jpg
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Data Verification

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dateverified
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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

ProvStateF057d
Arizona (AZ)
ProvCountryF057f
United States

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