Grandmother's Flower Garden


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-997

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstInvContrNumF004
QRC160010
DateDataF006b
03-14-2016
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Grandmother's Flower Garden
OverallWidthF12a
65 inches
OverallLengthF012b
80 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
PredomColorsF014
Green
White
OverCondF015
Fair/worn

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DamageF016
Wear to edge or binding
OtherDamageF016a
back has disintegration of fabric and stains
RepairHistF018
Been used and washed - some colors faded - one print frayed
DateQuiltF023
1950-1975
DateBegunF023a
1950s
DateFinishF023b
1950s
FamDateF023c
1950s
SourceMatF063
Other
OthSourceF063a
dressmaking scraps, solids from 5&10 local store

Specific Description

SubjQuiltF025
Flower Garden
LayFormatF024
One patch or allover
AltNameF011
Flower Garden Hexagons
NumBlockF026
27
SizeBlockF027
15 half blocks, 2 quarter blocks
BlockStyleF030a
Hexagons
NumBlockPatF030
1

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Floral
Solid/plain
Striped
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
Machine 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
Bridge, Anna Bowsher
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
top and bobbin: cotton
ThrColorF049b
top and bobbin: white
NumStitchedF050
8
NumStitchF051
8
WidthF051a
.375 to 1.25 inches
KnotsF051b
no

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
White
NumPiecesF042
1
WidthPiecesF042a
65 x 80 inches
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout
Solid/plain

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Ferne Zabezensky
OwnerStateF086
Arizona (AZ)
ProvenanceF058a
Acquired in 1960 as gift from my mother and grandmother (maker). I inherited it.
SourceInfoF088b
Zabezensky, Ferne Bridge
DateObtainedF088c
03-14-2017
RelItemsF088a

QuiltTopF054
Bridge, Anna
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
10-14-1887
MarriageF099b
06-01-1911
DeathF100
04-15-1963
EthnicF101
Caucasian of German Ancestry
EdBkgdF102
Graduate of Manchester College (Indiana)
RelAffF103
Church of the Brethern

Quilt maker Personal Information

OccupationF104
Homemaker, taught elementary school before marriage
BirthplaceCityF098a
Pulaski Co.
BirthplaceStateF098b
Indiana
EnviroF104c
Rural
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
FatherNameF109
Bowsher, William
BplaceF109a
Marion Co., Ohio
EthBkgrndF110
caucasian
MotherNameF111
Freeman, Phoebe
BplaceF111a
Marion Co., Ohio
EthBkgrndF112
caucasian
SpouseF113
Bridge, Lloyd
EthBkgrndF114
caucasian
NoChildF116
5
NoMaleF116b
5
LearnedToQuiltF117
From Relative
WhenQuiltF118
Age 11-19

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Church
Gifts
Pleasure
SellQuiltF127
yes
PriceF128
Sold only to family. Did quilt other's tops for $.01 per yard of thread used
FavesF130
Lone star and flower garden favorite patterns. Donated many quilts to local families after tornado disasters and fires as well as to church reflief society.
CustomsF131
Made a quilt for each son/daughter-in-law and each of her 17 grandchildren
AddNotesF132
As a child I observed her making a twin or double quilt every 2 weeks. Many prints used were scraps given her from family dressmaking.

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Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Lynn Miller
dateverified
3
14
2017
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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