Baby Blocks; Cubes


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-87B

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
WX038
DateDataF006b
10/16/1987
locationF007f
Willcox
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
85"
OverallLengthF012b
89"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
Dark colors
OtherColorF014c
Every color-dark
OverCondF015
Very good/almost new

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
One patch or allover
AltNameF011
Baby Blocks; Cubes
BlockStyleF030a
Diamonds
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Dotted
Floral
UniqueF037b
Muslin weight
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

ConstrucBindF046
Back turned to front
MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin
QuiltedByF055
Buchta, Wilhemina Opel
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
6
DesignF052d
All over grid (see sketch). The quilting stitches were even.
FeaturesF053
Wonderfully graphic-would look great on a wall! This is a "collection" of late 19th century fabrics all by its self.

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Dunn, Douglas
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was previously owned by Neola Buchta Dunn (maker's daughter). Inherited from grandmother (Neola Buchta Dunn) in 1960's. The quilt was brought to Arizona in 1970.
RelItemsF088a
Pictures of quiltmaker, Family Bible records
QuiltTopF054
Buchta, Wilhemina Opel
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
c1860's
MarriageF099b
Edwardsville, Ill.
DeathF100
1957
EthnicF101
German
EdBkgdF102
Grade school
RelAffF103
Methodist

Quilt maker Personal Information

OccupationF104
Midwife
BirthplaceCityF098a
Carpenter
EnviroF104c
Rural
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
SpouseF113
Buchta, Adam
OccupationF115
Farmer
NoChildF116
2

Quilt Personal Quilting History

NameGroupF120
The quilter belonged to a quilt group.
OtherSourceMat
There are other quilts by this maker.

Image Upload

InvenNumF075
WX038.jpg
ReposFile
WX038.jpg
67-EC-87B-226-WX038.jpg
1088666
image/jpeg

Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Beth Donaldson
dateverified
9
30
2015
CE

Information source fields

ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
file_medium
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

ProvStateF057d
Nebraska (NE)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
SourceOtherF006a
Maker is owner's great-grandmother.

Detail Images

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