Crazy Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-883

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
Y017
DateDataF006b
2/6/1988
locationF007f
Yuma
TypeObjOtherF008a
Tied Comforter
OverallWidthF12a
69.5"
OverallLengthF012b
80"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OtherShapeCornerF013c
Square corners
PredomColorsF014
Beige or Tan
Black
Blue or Navy
Brown
Gold
Gray
Green
Maroon
Orange
Pink
Purple
Red
White
Yellow
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

OtherDamageF016a
Moderate wear; fragile
TypeInscripF019
Date
Initials
ContInscripF020
MTL 1889; Duhring
DateInscripF020a
1889
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
DateFinishF023b
1889

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Crazy
OwnerNameF010
Crazy Quilt
BrackmanF011a
Reference Source Used: Judy Rehmel
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
BordDescF034
6" Blue velvet ribbon, plain strips with butted corners.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Silk
Wool
FabricTypeF036
Glazed
Satin
Velvet
FabPrintF037
Checked
Dotted
Floral
Plaid
Solid/plain
Striped
UniqueF037b
Ribbons
ConstrucF038
Foundation Piecing
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
Painting
UniqueF038h
Many different stitches. Campaign ribbons, President Cleveland, Vice Presdient Thurman, 1887 Jubilee. Blue thread.

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

UniqueBindF045a
Ribbon machine stitched then embellished with gold cotton floss. 3 corners are mitered and 1 corner is butted.
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
BindWidthF047a
.5"
MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin
QuiltTechF049
Tied or tufted
DesignF052d
The quilt is tied with cotton thread.
FeaturesF053
Excellent example of crazy work, campaign and other woven ribbons, significant

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Wool
ColorBackingF040b
Beige or Tan
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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Detail 1
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Detail 2
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Detail 3
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Detail 4
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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
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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.

Detail Images


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