Crazy Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-A09

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Historical Society
InstInvContrNumF004
TUC150138
InstInvContrNumF004a
77.43.1
DateDataF006b
07-23-2015
locationF007f
Tucson, Arizona
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Crazy Quilt
OverallWidthF12a
62.50 inches
OverallLengthF012b
79 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
PredomColorsF014
Brown
Green
QuiltSpecColorF014a
Chocolate Brown or Hershey Brown
Claret or Wine
Prussian Blue or Lafayette Blue
OverCondF015
Fair/worn

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DamageF016
Disintegration of fabric
Wear to edge or binding
RepairsF017
Stabilized with netting
TypeInscripF019
Date
Initials
OtherTypeInscripF019a
1887, 1885, DD,GYC,YCBA,CY,TMC,RC,CYC,MC,FHC.Nogales-AT, Viva La Independencia
ContInscripF020
AT indicates Territory
MethodInscripF021
Embroidery
LocInscripF022
multiple locations
on block
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
FamDateF023c
C:1887
SourceMatF063
Unknown

Specific Description

SubjQuiltF025
Crazy Quilt-Memories of Family
LayFormatF024
Block pattern
TopSourceF064
Original to maker
NumBlockF026
12
SizeBlockF027
18 X 18 inches
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
NumBlockPatF030
12
NumBordersF033
One
BordDescF034
Borders on all sides Pieced border Fabric same as quilt

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Silk
FabricTypeF036
Satin
Velvet
FabPrintF037
Floral
Geometric
Solid/plain
Striped
UniqueF037b
Unique "furry" fabric
EmbellTechF038f
Yes
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
EmbMatF039
Chenille thread
Ribbon thread
Silk thread

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

ConstrucBindF046
Edges turned in/ no separate binding
MatUsedF048
No filling
FeaturesF053
On the back there is feather stitching to stabilize he border, done all four sides the width of the border

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Wool
OtherFabF040a
Twilled
ColorBackingF040b
Burgundy
NumPiecesF042
Two
WidthPiecesF042a
29 X 79, 33 X 79 inches
DescBackF043
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
1977
RelItemsF088a

Quilt Personal Quilting History

CustomsF131
Information from the Flood family members,
AddNotesF132
Annie Lurania Browne Flood (1855-1927) and John Andrew Flood (l854-1925), Tucson pioneers

Image Upload

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TUC150138.AHS.1.JPG
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Detail 1
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67-EC-A09-240-TUC150138.AHS.2.JPG
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Detail 2
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67-EC-A09-238-TUC150138.AHS.3.JPG
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Detail 3
TUC150138.AHS.4.JPG
67-EC-A09-244-TUC150138.AHS.4.JPG
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Detail 4
TUC150138.AHS.5.JPG
67-EC-A09-243-TUC150138.AHS.5.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


TUC150138.AHS.2.JPG
TUC150138.AHS.3.JPG
TUC150138.AHS.4.JPG
TUC150138.AHS.5.JPG

Additional Records

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