Log Cabin


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-988

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Historical Society-Sanguinetti House Museum- Rio Colorado Division
InstInvContrNumF004
AZHS0005
InstInvContrNumF004a
R64.130
DateDataF006b
10-08-2015
locationF007f
Tucson, Arizona
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Log Cabin
OverallWidthF12a
67.5 inches
OverallLengthF012b
79.75 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
PredomColorsF014
Black
Red
QuiltSpecColorF014a
Claret or Wine
Indigo Blue
OtherColorF014c
Red, blue, green, purple, lavender, brown, beige, tan, black grey
OverCondF015
Fair/worn

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DamageF016
Dirty
Fading
Quilting thread broken or ties missing
Stains
Tears or holes
Wear to edge or binding
Other
OtherDamageF016a
Object on back (paper-piece)
RepairsF017
Patched with new fabrics
RepairHistF018
Small rectangle patch on upper quilt back
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
FamDateF023c
Made in 1849 as told in family lore

Specific Description

SubjQuiltF025
Log Cabin
LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Log Cabin
BrackmanF011a
2573
NumBlockF026
20
SizeBlockF027
15.5 X 15.5 inches
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
NumBlockPatF030
1, Log Cabin
NumBordersF033
One border
BordDescF034
Single Flying Geese pieced border on the right side which measures 3.75 X 80.5 using same as quilt fabrics.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Dotted
Floral
Geometric
Mourning Prints
Plaid
Solid/plain
Striped
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
Machine Piecing

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Back turned to front
Hand sewn
WidthBindF047
half inch - one inch
MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Medium (3/16?)
QuiltTechF049
Tied or tufted
DesignF052c
Other
DesignF052d
Quilt was tied using 2 colors of yarn, red and navy

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Brown
Red
NumPiecesF042
3
WidthPiecesF042a
Two pieces 22.5X 79.75 and one piece 22.25 X 79.75
DescBackF043
Machine sewn

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Public Museum, Library or Institution
OwnerNameF082a
Arizona Historical Society, Sanguinetti House Museum, Rio Colorado Division
OwnerCityF084
Yuma
OwnerStateF086
Arizona (AZ)
OwnerZipF087
85364
ProvenanceF058a
1764 as a gift
SourceInfoF088b
Mrs. Arden (Esther) Ewing
DateObtainedF088c
1964
QuiltTopF054
Donor's Grandmother
GenderF098
Female

Image Upload

ReposFile
AZHS.Yuma0005.1-20AZHS.Yuma0005.1.JPG
67-EC-988-226-AZHS.Yuma0005.1-20AZHS.Yuma0005.1.JPG
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Detail 1
AZHS.Yuma0005.2-21AZHS.Yuma0005.2.JPG
67-EC-988-240-AZHS.Yuma0005.2-21AZHS.Yuma0005.2.JPG
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Detail 2
AZHS.Yuma0005.3-22AZHS.Yuma0005.3.JPG
67-EC-988-238-AZHS.Yuma0005.3-22AZHS.Yuma0005.3.JPG
573144
image/jpeg
Detail 3
AZHS.Yuma0005.4-23AZHS.Yuma0005.4.JPG
67-EC-988-244-AZHS.Yuma0005.4-23AZHS.Yuma0005.4.JPG
495190
image/jpeg

Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Lynn Miller
dateverified
10
8
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

OwnerEmail
ykruse@azhs.gov or ahsyuma@azhs.gov
OwnerCountryF086b
United States

Detail Images


AZHS.Yuma0005.2-21AZHS.Yuma0005.2.JPG
AZHS.Yuma0005.3-22AZHS.Yuma0005.3.JPG
AZHS.Yuma0005.4-23AZHS.Yuma0005.4.JPG

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