Grand Army Autograph Quilt made by Anna Morgan


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-884

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
Y040
DateDataF006b
2/6/1988
locationF007f
Yuma
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Grand Army Autograph Quilt made by Anna Morgan
OverallWidthF12a
67"
OverallLengthF012b
88"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OtherShapeCornerF013c
Square corners
PredomColorsF014
White
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

TypeInscripF019
Date
Signature
Single
ContInscripF020
Anna Morgan 1888-1890
DateInscripF020a
1888-1890
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
DateFinishF023b
1888-1890

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Grand Army Autograph Quilt made by Anna Morgan
NumBlockF026
32
SizeBlockF027
10.5 x 10.5
BordDescF034
3.5" white cotton, plain strips with butted corners.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
Muslin weight
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
UniqueF038h
Outline chain stitch. Flag with 36 stars, red ,white, blue shield, red, white blue fabric in center of insignia

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

UniqueBindF045a
The corners are butted. The binding is the same on all sides.
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Woven tape
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
BindWidthF047a
.25"
MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
9
DesignF052d
outline of embroidered motifs, all over grid. Double diagonal lines in the border. The quilting stitches were even.
FeaturesF053
Interesting autograph quilt, many, many names and insignias. Much more research should be done.

Quilt Back

OtherFabF040a
Muslin
NumPiecesF042
Seamed
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Stoa, Glenn
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was brought to Arizona in 1980.
RelItemsF088a
Appraised in Seattle Washington in early 1960's for $1200
QuiltTopF054
Morgan, Anna
GenderF098
Female

Image Upload

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Detail 3
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Data Verification

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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

AcquiredF058
Inheritance
QuiltHistF059
Inherited from Aunt 1960

Detail Images


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Additional Records

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