Baby Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-87D

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
Y009
DateDataF006b
2/6/1988
locationF007f
Yuma
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
37.5"
OverallLengthF012b
56"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OverallColorF14b
Light or pastel colors
OverCondF015
Very good/almost new

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

OtherDamageF016a
Unused/unwashed
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
DateFinishF023b
1938 (top) when quiltmaker was 50 years old.

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Medallion or framed center
AltNameF011
Baby Quilt
TopSourceF064
Commercial/Published source: Kit
OthTopSourceF064a
Family, purchased patterns
OtherSpaceF029a
Over all design
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
3" to 3.5", scalloped inner edge, cotton calico, plain strips.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
UniqueF037b
Muslin weight
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

UniqueBindF045a
The corners are mitered.
ConstrucBindF046
Edges turned in/no separate binding
MatUsedF048
Polyester
UniqueBattF048b
The batting is commercially made.
BattLoftF048a
Medium
QuiltedByF055
Milstead, Margaret
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
6
DesignF052d
Typical kit quilt design
FeaturesF053
Sweet baby quilt from kit in 1938

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton or polyester blend
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Milstead, Margaret
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was brought to Arizona in 1940. Gift from mother in 1940 in El Centro for maker's granddaughter.
RelItemsF088a
Pictures, Family Bible, letters
QuiltTopF054
Tondro, Ellabelle
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
1888
MarriageF099b
Nov. 22, 1910 in Los Angeles, CA
DeathF100
Nov. 30, 1980, El Cajon, CA. San Diego, CA.
EthnicF101
French/English
EdBkgdF102
Business college
RelAffF103
Episcopalian

Quilt maker Personal Information

OccupationF104
Bookkeeper for family business/Public stenographer (before 1910)
BirthplaceCityF098a
Maquon
EnviroF104c
Rural
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
CityF106a
Maquon, IL (1888-1906), Colorado Springs (1906-7), Long Beach, CA (1907-10), San Diego CA and Imperial Valley (1910-thereafter)
StateF107
Illinois (IL)
CountryF108
England
MaidenF097b
Morrison
SpouseF113
Tondro, William Archer
OccupationF115
Automotive parts business owner
NoChildF116
3
LearnedToQuiltF117
From Relative
WhenQuiltF118
Under 10 years of age

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Pleasure
OtherF119a
Learned to quilt from mother and sisters when she was a little girl
OtherSourceMat
There are other quilts by this maker.

Image Upload

InvenNumF075
Y009.jpg
ReposFile
Y009.jpg
67-EC-87D-226-Y009.jpg
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image/jpeg

Data Verification

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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

LocMadeF057a
El Centro
ProvStateF057d
California (CA)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Gift
QuiltHistF059
Quilted in 1971 by maker's daughter (owner).
OtherF060a
Made for favorite granddaughter.

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