Carolina Lily


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-9DE

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Historical Society
InstInvContrNumF004
TUC150032
InstInvContrNumF004a
1480
DateDataF006b
03-24-2015
locationF007f
Tucson, Arizona
TypeObjF008
Other
TypeObjOtherF008a
irregular, unfinished, free form quilt top
QuiltTitleF009
Carolina Lily
OverallWidthF12a
96.75 inches
OverallLengthF012b
67.5 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Other
OtherShapeEdgeF013a
irregular
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
PredomColorsF014
Gold
Green
QuiltSpecColorF014a
Cheddar Orange or Antimony or Chrome Orange
Double Pink
OtherColorF014c
green, blue
OverCondF015
Fair/worn

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DamageF016
Dirty
Discoloration or dyes ran
Disintegration of fabric
Fading
Pencil or pen or marking lines
Stains
Tears or holes
Other
OtherDamageF016a
White fabrics have yellowed or greyed
RepairsF017
Patched with new fabrics
Other
OtherRepairsF017a
museum added section to even off irregular edge where blocks were missing
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
OtherExDateF023d
1870-1885
OtherDateF023e
Museum AHS

Specific Description

SubjQuiltF025
Carolina Lily variation
LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Carolina Lily variation
BrackmanF011a
765.25
NumBlockF026
10: 8
SizeBlockF027
15.5x 16
ArrangeBlockF028
On point or rotated on 45 degrees
NumBlockPatF030
1; Carolina Lily variation
SashWidthF032
3.5

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Feedsack
FabPrintF037
Print
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

QuiltTechF049
Not quilted
FeaturesF053
Print on Feedsack visible in some areas of quilt. Museum information says a block was removed by the family to copy it, and the museum added plain fabric to fill space. Top is incomplete with additional blocks missing on edges.

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Public Museum, Library or Institution
OwnerNameF082a
Arizona Historical Society
OwnerCityF084
Tucson, Arizona
OwnerCountyF085
Pima
OwnerStateF086
Arizona (AZ)
OwnerZipF087
85719
SourceInfoF088b
donor
DateObtainedF088c
1991
QuiltTopF054
Lee, John Doyle
GenderF098
Male
DeathF100
c 1885
RelAffF103
LDS Church elder

Quilt maker Personal Information

OccupationF104
agriculture

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Therapy
OtherF119a
Said made while imprison, in Utah, ca 1874, awaiting trial.
FavesF130
The "lion" printed on feed sack is said to represent Lee behind bars awaiting trial for the Mountain Meadow massacre.
AddNotesF132
Several wives and many children... No mention of Lee quilting while in prison. He taught reading and he gardened while in prison. Family lore says a block was removed so that the family could copy the pattern.
OtherSourceMat
J. D. Lee diaries, published.

Image Upload

InvenNumF075
AHS#1480
ReposFile
TUC150032.AHS.1.JPG
67-EC-9DE-226-TUC150032.AHS.1.JPG
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Detail 1
TUC150032.AHS.2.JPG
67-EC-9DE-240-TUC150032.AHS.2.JPG
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image/jpeg

Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Lynn Miller
dateverified
4
27
2016
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
ldjones@azhs.gov
LocMadeF057a
OwnerCountryF086b
United States

Detail Images


TUC150032.AHS.2.JPG

Additional Records

No additional records