Single Irish Chain


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-906

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstInvContrNumF004
SVA150026
DateDataF006b
04-18-2015
locationF007f
Sierra Vista Arizona
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Single Irish Chain
OverallWidthF12a
70 inches
OverallLengthF012b
74 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Rounded
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
PredomColorsF014
Blue or Navy
Red
QuiltSpecColorF014a
Chocolate Brown or Hershey Brown
Chrome Green
Claret or Wine
Indigo Blue
Lancaster Blue
Madder Brown
Turkey Red
OverCondF015
Fair/worn

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DamageF016
Fold marks or creases
Stains
Tears or holes
DateQuiltF023
1850-1875
SourceMatF063
Unknown

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Single Irish Chain
BrackmanF011a
1606A
NumBlockF026
200; 38 half blocks, 4 quarter blocks
SizeBlockF027
4.75 inches
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
ArrangeBlockF028
On point or rotated on 45 degrees
SpacingF029
Alternating with plain squares
NumBordersF033
Single
BordDescF034
All sides; plain, fabric same as quilt

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Dotted
Multiple scrap
Plaid
Print
Striped
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Back turned to front
Straight grain
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)
QuiltedByF055
Unknown
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
8 stitches per inch
NumStitchF051
8 stitches per inch
DesignF052a
Grid square
DesignF052c
None

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
White
NumPiecesF042
3
WidthPiecesF042a
31.5x74, 9x74, 30x74 inches
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Carol Sue Gross
OwnerStateF086
Arizona (AZ)
ProvenanceF058a
Acquired c. 1960 Hand me down

Image Upload

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Detail 1
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67-EC-906-240-IMG_0026(3).JPG
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Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Lynn Miller
dateverified
12
3
2015
CE

Information source fields

AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
CopyRestF080c
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
DistribRestF080d
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
DisplayResF080e
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
LicenseF080f
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
Contributing Institutions
MATRIX: Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University, Michigan State University Museum, Quilt Alliance
Publisher
Quilt Index
Resource Type
Still Image

Why and where was the quilt made; source of info

OwnerCountryF086b
United States

Detail Images


IMG_0026(3).JPG

Additional Records

No additional records