Basket of Scraps


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-894

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
WM051
DateDataF006b
2/27/1988
locationF007f
Westridge Mall
TypeObjF008
Quilt top with unfinished edge
OverallWidthF12a
77"
OverallLengthF012b
70.5"
PredomColorsF014
Beige or Tan
Black
Blue or Navy
Gray
Green
Maroon
Pink
Purple
Red
White
QuiltSpecColorF014a
Cheddar Orange or Antimony or Chrome Orange
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

OtherDamageF016a
Unused/washed
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
DateFinishF023b
1891 when quiltmaker was 42 years old.

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Basket of Scraps
BrackmanF011a
Reference Source Used: Rehmel
NumBlockF026
35 plain, 48 baskets
SizeBlockF027
6.75x7
SpacingF029
Alternating with plain squares
NumBordersF033
2 on 2 sides
BordDescF034
Top and bottom only (2.25"-3.75"). Plain strips, pieced (fabric pieced to make it long enough).

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Checked
Dotted
Floral
Geometric
Novelty
Paisley
Plaid
Solid/plain
Striped
UniqueF037b
Muslin weight
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

MatUsedF048
No filling
QuiltTechF049
Not quilted
FeaturesF053
Old and wide range of late 1800's fabrics. Not for exhibit because it is a top.

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Sherburne, Mary
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was previously owned by Mary Magowan. Gift from original owner's daughter in 1950.
QuiltTopF054
Kirtley, Rachel
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
1849
MarriageF099b
Probably Brownington, Missouri
DeathF100
1929, Hot Springs, S. Dakota

Quilt maker Personal Information

OccupationF104
May have been school teacher/Homemaker
BirthplaceCityF098a
Henry County,
EnviroF104c
Rural
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
MaidenF097b
Sutton
SpouseF113
Kirtley, Sydney Laurence
OccupationF115
Rancher
NoChildF116
6

Image Upload

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WM051.jpg
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Data Verification

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2015
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Information source fields

ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
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image
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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
Le Grande
ProvStateF057d
Oregon (OR)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Gift

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