Sunburst


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-9E4

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Historical Society
InstInvContrNumF004
TUC150038
InstInvContrNumF004a
8273/72
DateDataF006b
03-24-2015
locationF007f
Tucson, Arizona
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Sunburst
OverallWidthF12a
69.5 inches
OverallLengthF012b
73.25 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
PredomColorsF014
Green
Pink
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DamageF016
Disintegration of fabric
Stains
Tears or holes
Wear to edge or binding
TypeInscripF019
Date
DateInscripF020a
c 1876
MethodInscripF021
Other
OtherMethodInscripF021a
Appliqued by hand
LocInscripF022
other
OtherLocInscripF022a
Center
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
SourceMatF063
Unknown

Specific Description

SubjQuiltF025
Sunburst
LayFormatF024
Medallion or framed center
AltNameF011
Sunburst variation
BrackmanF011a
4006
SizeBlockF027
inches
MedallionF031
Measures 50x43.75 inches
BlockStyleF030a
Diamonds
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
NumBlockPatF030
2
BordDescF034
It has a single border measuring 5.25 inches on all side of the quilt that is plain, using the same fabric as the quilt

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Other synthetic
FabricTypeF036
Satin
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
English template Piecing
Hand Piecing
PaperF038i
yes
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

FabStrucF045
Plain weave
Satin
ConstrucBindF046
Straight grain
Hand sewn
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
MatUsedF048
Wool
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
Blue, red, black and cream
NumStitchedF050
5
NumStitchF051
9
WidthF051a
3 inchec
KnotsF051b
yes
DesignF052a
Clamshell
Patches outlined/in the ditch
FeaturesF053
Fabric numbers are appliqued in the center of the quilt back which is surrounded by fabric frames in 2 colors.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Satin/Sateen
ColorBackingF040b
Beige or Tan
Brown
NumPiecesF042
Multiple pieces
WidthPiecesF042a
Various sizes
DescBackF043
Hand sewn
Solid/plain

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
ProvenanceF058a
1972 as a donation from Mr. & Mrs. Leland C. Vought
DateObtainedF088c
1972
RelItemsF088a
Maker is Clara Cofer (Clara A Drake-Smith)
QuiltTopF054
Cofer, Clara
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
c. 1860
DeathF100
1970

Quilt maker Personal Information

MaidenF097b
Drake-Smith

Quilt Personal Quilting History

AddNotesF132
Presumed made for U.S. Centennial. Mr. Cofer was a marine surgeon who was sent to multiple locations around the world before retiring in 1920. Clara left Hawaii for New York to consult an oculist after an eye injury from a knitting needle.
OtherSourceMat
Photos, genealogy

Image Upload

InvenNumF075
AHS 8273/72
ReposFile
TUC150038.AHS.1.JPG
67-EC-9E4-226-TUC150038.AHS.1.JPG
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Detail 1
TUC150038.AHS.2.JPG
67-EC-9E4-240-TUC150038.AHS.2.JPG
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image/jpeg
Detail 2
TUC150038.AHS.3.JPG
67-EC-9E4-238-TUC150038.AHS.3.JPG
116289
image/jpeg
Detail 3
TUC150038.AHS.4.JPG
67-EC-9E4-244-TUC150038.AHS.4.JPG
88482
image/jpeg
Detail 4
TUC150038.AHS.5.JPG
67-EC-9E4-243-TUC150038.AHS.5.JPG
88222
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


TUC150038.AHS.2.JPG
TUC150038.AHS.3.JPG
TUC150038.AHS.4.JPG
TUC150038.AHS.5.JPG

Additional Records

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