Crazy Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-881

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
Y016
DateDataF006b
2/6/1988
locationF007f
Yuma
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
29"
OverallLengthF012b
31"
ShapeCornersF013b
Rounded
PredomColorsF014
Black
Blue or Navy
Brown
Gold
Gray
Green
Maroon
Purple
Red
White
Yellow
OverCondF015
Very good/almost new

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

OtherDamageF016a
Moderate wear; fragile
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
DateFinishF023b
1887

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Crazy
AltNameF011
Crazy Quilt
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Bands or horizontal strippy (in horizontal rows separated by plain horizontal bars)
BordDescF034
Lace border.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Silk
FabPrintF037
Checked
Floral
Plaid
Striped
ConstrucF038
Foundation Piecing
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
UniqueF038h
Feather stitch, Cross stitch, turkey tracks. Multi-colored thread.

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

UniqueBindF045a
The binding is the same on all sides.
ConstrucBindF046
Front turned to back
Lace
QuiltTechF049
Not quilted
ThrColorF049b
Multi colors
FeaturesF053
Lovely victorian piece, the laces are outstanding, very well preserved, except for backing

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Wool
OtherFabF040a
Very fine
NumPiecesF042
Seamed
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Carlson, Jo
ProvenanceF058a
Inherited from mother in 1960. The quilt was brought to Arizona in 1977.
RelAffF103
Catholic

Image Upload

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Y016.jpg
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Y016.jpg
67-EC-881-226-Y016.jpg
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Data Verification

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Beth Donaldson
dateverified
9
30
2015
CE

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

Why and where was the quilt made; source of info

LocMadeF057a
Chicago
ProvStateF057d
Illinois (IL)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
QuiltHistF059
Family quilt, but unknown which side of family.

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