Arizona 100


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-88

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstInvContrNumF004
130099
DateDataF006b
06-08-2013
locationF007f
Tucson, Arizona
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Arizona 100
OverallWidthF12a
41 inches
OverallLengthF012b
52.25 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
OverallColorF14b
Two color
PredomColorsF014
Brown
Green
Red
QuiltSpecColorF014a
Cadet Blue
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

TypeInscripF019
Other
OtherTypeInscripF019a
Arizona 1912-2012
ContInscripF020
Melanie Karpowicz, Tucson, Arizona, 2012, Arizona 100
DateInscripF020a
2012
MethodInscripF021
Embroidery
Other
OtherMethodInscripF021a
Applique - machine satin stitch
LocInscripF022
multiple locations
on back
other
OtherLocInscripF022a
On front
DateQuiltF023
2000-2025
DateBegunF023a
February 2012
DateFinishF023b
November 2012
FamDateF023c
November 2012
SourceMatF063
Purchased new

Specific Description

SubjQuiltF025
Saguaro - Arizona Centennial
LayFormatF024
Nontraditional or art

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Other
UniqueF037b
Tone on tone, rainbow
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Blanket, buttonhole, or other decorative applique stitch
Machine Applique
Other applique
ConstrucF038d
Other novelty technique
EmbellTechF038f
No
UniqueF038h
Decorative machine stitches on saguaro. Crazy quilt style patches. Flange around saguaro. Arizona 1912-2012 machine appliqued on front.

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Straight grain
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)
QuiltedByF055
Karpowicz, Melanie
QuiltTechF049
Machine quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
Top=Matching fabric, light brown. Bobbin=Dark brown
DesignF052a
Echo
FeaturesF053
Designed by maker. Great use of crazy quilt techniques on saguaro.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Beige or Tan
Black
Brown
Gray
Rust
NumPiecesF042
1
WidthPiecesF042a
41 x 52.25 inches

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Melanie Karpowicz
OwnerStateF086
Arizona (AZ)
QuiltTopF054
Karpowicz, Melanie
MakerGroupNameF097
Saddlebrooke Friday Quilters
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
01-01-1943
MarriageF099b
07-16-1966
EthnicF101
Polish
EdBkgdF102
Some college
RelAffF103
Catholic
UniqueF104b
A group challenge for Centenial quilt

Quilt maker Personal Information

OccupationF104
Retired
BirthplaceCityF098a
Augustow, Poland
EnviroF104c
Rural
BirthplaceCountryF098d
Poland
CountryF108
Poland
MaidenF097b
Karpowicz, Melanie
FatherNameF109
Kowalewski
BplaceF109a
Augustow, Poland
EthBkgrndF110
Polish
MotherNameF111
Prusko, Helena
BplaceF111a
Augustow, Poland
EthBkgrndF112
Polish
SpouseF113
Karpowicz, Andrezej
EthBkgrndF114
Polish
NoChildF116
2
NoFemF116a
1
NoMaleF116b
1
LearnedToQuiltF117
From Class
WhenQuiltF118
Age 50 or over

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Pleasure
Other
OtherF119a
Quilt group centennial challange
NameGroupF120
Saddlebrooke Friday Quilters
NumQuiltsF123
5-20 quilts
SellQuiltF127
no
TeachF129
no
AddNotesF132
Came to United States at age of 18. Worked for Lincoln State Bank and Marshall & Ilsley Bank. Took quilting lesson to prepare for retirement.
OtherSourceMat
Came to this country with out knowing English language. It was difficult but I managed.

Image Upload

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Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Lynn Miller
dateverified
11
17
2013
CE

Information source fields

AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
CopyRestF080c
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
DistribRestF080d
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
DisplayResF080e
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
LicenseF080f
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
Contributing Institutions
MATRIX: Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University, Michigan State University Museum, Quilt Alliance
Publisher
Quilt Index
Resource Type
StillImage

Why and where was the quilt made; source of info

OwnerCountryF086b
United States

Detail Images


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Additional Records

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