Crazy Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-882

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
Y028
DateDataF006b
2/6/1988
locationF007f
Yuma
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
66"
OverallLengthF012b
72"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Beige or Tan
Black
Blue or Navy
Brown
Gold
Gray
Green
Maroon
Orange
Pink
Purple
Red
White
Yellow
OverCondF015
Fair/worn

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

OtherDamageF016a
Heavy wear, fragile
TypeInscripF019
Date
Initials
Multiple Names
ContInscripF020
C. Thomas M. 16. 1887, L.E. Thomas Remember G.E.T.
DateInscripF020a
1887
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
DateFinishF023b
1887

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Crazy
AltNameF011
Crazy Quilt
NumBlockF026
20
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Silk
Wool
FabricTypeF036
Glazed
Satin
Velvet
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
UniqueF038h
Embroidery; stem stitch; chain; Initials, dates. Multi-colored threads.
EmbMatF039
Cotton thread
Silk thread
Wool thread

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

UniqueBindF045a
The corners are butted. The binding is the same on all sides.
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
BindWidthF047a
.5"
QuiltTechF049
Not quilted
ThrColorF049b
Dark
FeaturesF053
Typical handling of the crazy quilt. However this is embellished with initials, flowers, crosses, and most importantly dates 1887

Quilt Back

OtherFabF040a
Jacquard, maybe wool or rayon
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Ford, Mildred
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was brought to Arizona in the early 1970's. A neighbor was throwing it away and owner asked for it.

Image Upload

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Detail 1
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Detail 2
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Detail 3
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Detail 4
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Detail 4 Caption
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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

AcquiredF058
Gift

Detail Images


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Additional Records

No additional records