Thousand Pyramids


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-9FC

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Historical Society
InstInvContrNumF004
TUC150114
InstInvContrNumF004a
8009
DateDataF006b
05-19-2015
locationF007f
Tucson, Arizona
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Thousand Pyramids
OverallWidthF12a
55 inches
OverallLengthF012b
68 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
PredomColorsF014
Gray
Pink
OtherColorF014c
Pink, Blue, Yellow, Green, Black, Off-White
OverCondF015
Fair/worn

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DamageF016
Disintegration of fabric
Fold marks or creases
OtherDamageF016a
Back: Fold marks and small stains
OtherRepairsF017a
Stabilized with thread
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
SourceMatF063
Unknown

Specific Description

SubjQuiltF025
Thousand Pyramids
LayFormatF024
One patch or allover
AltNameF011
Thousand Pyramids
OwnerNameF010
Joseph's Coat
BrackmanF011a
111a
SizeBlockF027
inches
BlockStyleF030a
Triangles

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Silk
FabPrintF037
Dotted
Floral
Geometric
Paisley
Plaid
Print
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Foundation Piecing
Hand Piecing
EmbellTechF038f
No
UniqueF038h
Hand pieced on a foundation, Triangles, String Pieced.

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

ConstrucBindF046
Edges turned in/ no separate binding
MatUsedF048
Cannot tell
UniqueBattF048b
Over 1" thick, May be a blanket or another quilt inside.
BattLoftF048a
Thick (More than 3/16?)
QuiltTechF049
Not quilted
FeaturesF053
Alternate pyramids are string pieced.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Satin/Sateen
ColorBackingF040b
Burgundy
NumPiecesF042
2: Backing may appears 20 Century
WidthPiecesF042a
68 x 26 and 68 x 27 1/2 inches
DescBackF043
Machine sewn
Same fabric used throughout
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
c. 1972. Donated by Nancy Baulby or Nancye, Wife of Carl
RelItemsF088a
Ephemera in Object File
QuiltTopF054
Sharpe, Mrs. L.N.
GenderF098
Female

Quilt maker Personal Information

BirthplaceCityF098a
Germantown or Philadelphia
BirthplaceStateF098b
Pennsylvania

Quilt Personal Quilting History

AddNotesF132
See "The Pieced Quilt" by Jonathan Holstein, page 29. Don't know if Donor is related to Maker.

Image Upload

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TUC150114.AHS.1.JPG
67-EC-9FC-226-TUC150114.AHS.1.JPG
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Detail 1
TUC150114.AHS.2.JPG
67-EC-9FC-240-TUC150114.AHS.2.JPG
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Detail 2
TUC150114.AHS.3.JPG
67-EC-9FC-238-TUC150114.AHS.3.JPG
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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


TUC150114.AHS.2.JPG
TUC150114.AHS.3.JPG

Additional Records

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