Crazy


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-87F

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
WX048
DateDataF006b
10/16/1987
locationF007f
Willcox
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
65"
OverallLengthF012b
66"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Beige or Tan
Black
Blue or Navy
Brown
Gold
Gray
Green
Maroon
Orange
Pink
Purple
Red
White
Yellow
OverCondF015
Poor/very worn

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

OtherDamageF016a
Red and green have run a lot. Looks as if it has been wet or damp. Fragile
TypeInscripF019
Date
Single
ContInscripF020
Signed-October 13, 1921 Begun at this spot M. Jean Morgan
DateInscripF020a
October 13, 1921
DateQuiltF023
1901-1929
DateFinishF023b
1906 when quiltmaker was about 36 years old.
SourceMatF063
Sewing scraps

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Crazy
AltNameF011
Crazy
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton or polyester blend
Silk
FabricTypeF036
Satin
Velvet
FabPrintF037
Dotted
Floral
Novelty
Solid/plain
Striped
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
Painting
UniqueF038h
Outline embroidered picture. Painted blocks: Polo girl, Fencing girl, Rowing girl. Emb. picture; Sunbonnet girl dusting Sun Flower. Cotton thread was used in construction.

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

UniqueBindF045a
The corners are rounded. The binding is the same on all sides. Gathered navy.
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Home cut
Ruffles
MatUsedF048
Cotton
UniqueBattF048b
Muslin, commercial fabric.
BattLoftF048a
Thin
QuiltedByF055
Unknown
DesignF052d
The quilt is tied with cotton thread. Knots are on the front.
FeaturesF053
Unusual painted figures. Considerable dye run. Many fragile fabrics have torn apart. Back is motheaten and has come unstitched in places. BUT-the painted pictures and signature are unique.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Wool
OtherFabF040a
Corduroy
DescBackF043
Different fabrics

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Wagner, Susan
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was brought to Arizona on July 1, 1979.
QuiltTopF054
Morgan, Mary Jean
GenderF098
Female
MarriageF099b
Denver, Colorado
DeathF100
Mar. 23, 1957, Denver, CO. Platteville, Colorado.

Quilt maker Personal Information

BirthplaceCityF098a
Leeds
BirthplaceCountryF098d
England
MaidenF097b
Henry
SpouseF113
Morgan, Alvin E.

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Pleasure
Therapy
OtherF119a
Owner's mother (maker) was a frugal woman who wasted nothing, including time. She liked to keep busy. She used long winter evenings and a coal-oil lamp to do all kinds of fancy work. Her cut work was especially lovely.

Image Upload

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Detail 1
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Detail 2
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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

LocMadeF057a
Eastern Prairie of
ProvStateF057d
Colorado (CO)
ProvCountryF057f
United States

Detail Images


WX048a.jpg
WX048b.jpg

Additional Records

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