Flying Geese


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-877

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
WX021
DateDataF006b
10/16/1987
locationF007f
Willcox
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
79"
OverallLengthF012b
91"
ShapeEdgeF013
Scalloped
OtherShapeEdgeF013a
Scalloped (2 sides
ShapeCornersF013b
Rounded
PredomColorsF014
Beige or Tan
Black
Blue or Navy
Brown
Gray
Green
Pink
Purple
Red
White
Yellow
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

TypeInscripF019
Date
Place
Single
ContInscripF020
Inked on corner of back-Maud Pittman Florence AZ 1938
DateInscripF020a
1938
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
DateFinishF023b
1938

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Triangles in a Hexagon
OwnerNameF010
Flying Geese
TopSourceF064
Commercial/Published source: Magazine
Commercial/Published source: Newspaper
BrackmanF011a
Reference Source Used: Judy Rehmel
NumBlockF026
33 (6 half)
SizeBlockF027
15x17
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Chintz
FabPrintF037
Checked
Dotted
Floral
Geometric
Plaid
Solid/plain
Striped
UniqueF037b
Muslin weight
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
Machine Piecing

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

UniqueBindF045a
The corners are rounded. The binding is the same on all sides.
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Bias grain
Commercial
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
BindWidthF047a
3/8"
MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin
QuiltedByF055
Pittman, Ethie Maud
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
6
DesignF052d
Outline of pieced shapes. The quilting stitches were uneven.
FeaturesF053
Unusual arrangement and collection of 30's fabric. 2 stains on back.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
Satin/Sateen
ColorBackingF040b
Gold
NumPiecesF042
Seamed
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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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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