Sunbonnet Sue, Overall Sam and Animals


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-87E

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
WX041
DateDataF006b
10/16/1987
locationF007f
Willcox
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
41.25"
OverallLengthF012b
50.5"
ShapeEdgeF013
Scalloped
ShapeCornersF013b
Rounded
OverallColorF14b
Light or pastel colors
PredomColorsF014
Blue or Navy
Pink
Purple
Red
White
Yellow
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DateQuiltF023
1950-1975
DateFinishF023b
c1960's
SourceMatF063
Feed or flour sacks
OthSourceF063a
Feedsacks

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Sunbonnet Sue, Overall Sam and Animals
NumBlockF026
20
SizeBlockF027
8x8
BlockStyleF030a
Sampler
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Separated by plain sashing
SashWidthF032
1" muslin, white, blue
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
3.5" same as sashing. Pieced border is shield shaped, connected by corner blocks (smaller shape as in border).

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Dotted
Floral
Geometric
Plaid
Solid/plain
Striped
UniqueF037b
Muslin weight
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
UniqueF038h
Embroidery; stem stitch; chain; buttonhole. Lace, animal ears, tails, 2 dimensional.

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Bias grain
Home cut
MatUsedF048
Polyester
UniqueBattF048b
The batting is commercially made.
BattLoftF048a
Medium
QuiltedByF055
Webb, Oda Mae
ThrTypeF049a
Unknown
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
7
DesignF052d
Outline of appliqued pieces, all over grid. Just as corners. Outline of pieces in the border. The quilting stitches were even.
FeaturesF053
Made from a stamped kit but quiltmaker added many original touches. Polyester batt.

Quilt Back

OtherFabF040a
Muslin
NumPiecesF042
Seamed

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Dunn, Douglas
ProvenanceF058a
Purchased c1973.
QuiltTopF054
Webb, Oda Mae
GenderF098
Female

Quilt maker Personal Information

EnviroF104c
Rural

Quilt Personal Quilting History

OtherSourceMat
There are other quilts by this maker.

Image Upload

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Data Verification

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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

Contest, Exhibits, Essays, journals

ContestListF071a
Possibly made to enter in 1972 State Fair.

Why and where was the quilt made; source of info

LocMadeF057a
St. David
ProvStateF057d
Arizona (AZ)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Purchase
OtherF060a
Maker made for son, who did not have children, so sold it to current owner.

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