Blackbird Tree


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-91A

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstInvContrNumF004
SVA150045
DateDataF006b
04-18-2015
locationF007f
Sierra Vista Arizona
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Blackbird Tree
OverallWidthF12a
71 inches
OverallLengthF012b
83 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Blue or Navy
OtherColorF014c
Off-white
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DamageF016
Stains
TypeInscripF019
Date
Single
OtherTypeInscripF019a
Name of quilt
DateInscripF020a
1993
MethodInscripF021
Other
OtherMethodInscripF021a
Printed
LocInscripF022
on back
DateQuiltF023
1976-1999
DateBegunF023a
1993
DateFinishF023b
1993
SourceMatF063
Purchased new
OthSourceF063a
Local Quilt Store

Specific Description

SubjQuiltF025
Bird tree
LayFormatF024
One patch or allover
SizeBlockF027
inches
NumBordersF033
3 borders
BordDescF034
Bordered on all sides: border widths 2 inches, 9.5 inches, 3.75 inches. Pieced, fabric same as quilt

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Multiple scrap
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Blanket, buttonhole, or other decorative applique stitch

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Straight grain
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
MatUsedF048
Cotton or polyester blend
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)
QuiltedByF055
Horton, Karen
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
NumStitchedF050
6 stitches per inch
NumStitchF051
6 stitches per inch
WidthF051a
3 inch grid
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Grid diamond
DesignF052b
Vines
DesignF052c
Grid/crosshatch

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
White
NumPiecesF042
1
WidthPiecesF042a
71 inches x 83 inches
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Karen Horton
OwnerStateF086
Arizona (AZ)
ProvenanceF058a
The Blackbird Tree made in 1993 for sister, Wndy LaRocca, for an antique bed. Border quilt pattern echos carved pattern on headbird
SourceInfoF088b
Maker, Karen Horta
QuiltTopF054
Horton, Karen Robinson
GenderF098
Female

Image Upload

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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


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Additional Records

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