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Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-875

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
WX025
DateDataF006b
10/16/1987
locationF007f
Willcox
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
65"
OverallLengthF012b
82"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Rounded
OverallColorF14b
Light or pastel colors
PredomColorsF014
Beige or Tan
Black
Blue or Navy
Brown
Gray
Green
Maroon
Orange
Pink
Purple
Red
White
Yellow
OverCondF015
Very good/almost new

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

OtherDamageF016a
Light wear
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
DateFinishF023b
1936
SourceMatF063
Feed or flour sacks
Sewing scraps

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Star of Many Points variation
OwnerNameF010
Star
TopSourceF064
Commercial/Published source: Magazine
Commercial/Published source: Newspaper
BrackmanF011a
Reference Source Used: Judy Rehmel
SizeBlockF027
13x13
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
OtherSpaceF029a
Two pieced blocks alternate
NumBordersF033
Multiple
BordDescF034
3.5", 4". pieced in the pattern. Pieced triangle-both borders-different shapes.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Checked
Feedsack
Floral
Paisley
Solid/plain
Striped
UniqueF037b
White feedsack, muslin weight
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique
UniqueF038h
Star is appliqued.

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

UniqueBindF045a
The corners are rounded. The binding is the same on all sides.
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Straight grain
Home cut
BindWidthF047a
.5"
MatUsedF048
Cotton
UniqueBattF048b
Flannel
BattLoftF048a
Thin
QuiltedByF055
Pittman, Ethie Maud
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
8
DesignF052d
Straight lines alternating with diagonal lines. The quilting stitches were even.
FeaturesF053
Interesting combination of patterns. Interesting borders.

Quilt Back

OtherFabF040a
Feedsacks
NumPiecesF042
4
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Wilson, Hazel
ProvenanceF058a
Gift from mother.
QuiltTopF054
Pittman, Ethie Maud
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
12-21-1890
MarriageF099b
Jan. 21, 1909 in Grand Falls, Tex.
DeathF100
Mar. 18, 1980, Willcox. Springdale, Ark.
EthnicF101
American Indian: Cherokee/Dutch
EdBkgdF102
Grade school
RelAffF103
None

Quilt maker Personal Information

BirthplaceCityF098a
Gorman
EnviroF104c
Rural
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
CityF106a
Maker came to Arizona the first time in the spring of 1930. She was a pioneer and a 'gypsy.' She never wanted to stay anywhere very long. After 1930 she lived in Alaska and Arkansas and then back to Arizona. Maker also lived in Grand Falls, Tex. (1910-29), Clint, Tex. (1929-30), Florence, Az. (1930-thereafter).
CountryF108
United States
MaidenF097b
Brown
SpouseF113
Pittman, Allison
OccupationF115
Cotton farmer
NoChildF116
4

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Necessity
OtherF119a
Meticulous. Quilted for her hope chest.
OtherSourceMat
There are other quilts by this maker.

Image Upload

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Data Verification

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dateverified
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30
2015
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Information source fields

ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
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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
Florence
ProvStateF057d
Arizona (AZ)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Gift
ReasonsF060
Gift or presentation
OtherF060a
Made as birthday gift to daughter (owner).

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