Musical Mates


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-93D

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstInvContrNumF004
SVA150080
DateDataF006b
04-18-2015
locationF007f
Sierra Vista Arizona
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Musical Mates
OverallWidthF12a
57 inches
OverallLengthF012b
71 3/4 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
OverallColorF14b
Two color
PredomColorsF014
Blue or Navy
Red
White
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

TypeInscripF019
Message
Multiple Names
Single
ContInscripF020
Musical Mates made especially for Shelly by her favorite Mother-In-Law Ruth Akins
MethodInscripF021
Embroidery
LocInscripF022
on back
OtherLocInscripF022a
Lower Right on back
DateQuiltF023
2000-2025
DateBegunF023a
c. 2009
DateFinishF023b
c. 2009
FamDateF023c
c. 2009
SourceMatF063
Purchased new
OthSourceF063a
Commercial Kit

Specific Description

SubjQuiltF025
Musical
LayFormatF024
Horizontal bands
AltNameF011
Musical Notes
NumBlockF026
3
SizeBlockF027
19 1/2 inches x 15 1/2 inches
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
NumBlockPatF030
2
NumBordersF033
2
BordDescF034
Borders= 1 3/4 inches & 3 1/2 inches. All sides, Pieced.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Novelty
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
EmbellTechF038f
No

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Straight grain
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)
QuiltTechF049
Machine quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton, Cotton
ThrColorF049b
Red/White/Black
DesignF052a
Other
DesignF052b
Feathering
Other
DesignF052c
Other
DesignF052d
Quilting is Feathering and "Squiggle Grid".
FeaturesF053
Not commercial. Kit is Fons & Porter "Musical Mates"

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Flannel
ColorBackingF040b
Cream
NumPiecesF042
1
WidthPiecesF042a
71 3/4 inches x 57 inches
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Shelly Akins
OwnerStateF086
Arizona (AZ)
ProvenanceF058a
c. 2009, Made by her Mother-In-Law for her favorite Daughter-In-Law. This was a kit. Shelly played piano and is a beautiful vocalist.
SourceInfoF088b
Owner
DateObtainedF088c
10-17-2015
QuiltTopF054
Akins, Ruth M.
GenderF098
Female

Quilt maker Personal Information

OccupationF104
Retired Teacher
EnviroF104c
Rural
Urban
LearnedToQuiltF117
From Class
From Friend
WhenQuiltF118
Age 50 or over

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Pleasure
NameGroupF120
Hummingbird Stitchers Quilt Guild
LocGroupF121
Sierra Vista, AZ
SpecialGroupF122
Quilt show, charity Quilts, Education
NumQuiltsF123
more than 50
SellQuiltF127
no
TeachF129
yes
FavesF130
Loves good cotton Fabric and usually traditional patterns
CustomsF131
Ruth taught her mother to quilt,

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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