Lincoln Log Cabin Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-A10

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Historical Society
InstInvContrNumF004
TUC150145
InstInvContrNumF004a
8502
DateDataF006b
07-23-2015
locationF007f
Tucson, Arizona
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Lincoln Log Cabin Quilt
OverallWidthF12a
74 inches
OverallLengthF012b
74 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
PredomColorsF014
Black
Fuchsia
QuiltSpecColorF014a
Cadet Blue
Chocolate Brown or Hershey Brown
Claret or Wine
Prussian Blue or Lafayette Blue
OtherColorF014c
yellow, green, purple, lavendar, beige, tan, black, grey
OverCondF015
Fair/worn

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DamageF016
Disintegration of fabric
Open seams
Wear to edge or binding
OtherDamageF016a
fabric disintegration
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
FamDateF023c
c. 1898
OthSourceF063a
made from silk neckties and ribbon

Specific Description

SubjQuiltF025
Log cabin, barn raising
LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Lincoln Log Cabin, Barn Raising
TopSourceF064
Commercial/Published source: Pattern
CommSourceF064b
Pg. 197 - Romance of the Patchwork Quilt in Am.
NumBlockF026
144
SizeBlockF027
6x6 inches
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
NumBlockPatF030
1; Lincoln Log Cabin - Barn Raising

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Silk
FabricTypeF036
Velvet
FabPrintF037
Checked
Floral
Geometric
Multiple scrap
Print
UniqueF037b
made from neckties and ribbon
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

QuiltedByF055
Reed, Mabel Edwards
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrColorF049b
burgandy
NumStitchedF050
9
NumStitchF051
9
WidthF051a
4.5 inches
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Single parallel lines
FeaturesF053
Object not commercially manufactured. The quilting is visible only on back of quilt. Log cabins are stabilized on foundation fabric. No sleeve.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Burgundy
NumPiecesF042
3
WidthPiecesF042a
6x74.25; 34.25x79.25; 34x79.25 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
Acquired c. 1975. Gift from Laura Ann Spicker. Maker was her grandmother.
DateObtainedF088c
07-23-2015
QuiltTopF054
Reed, Mabel Edwards
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
c. 1880
MarriageF099b
c. 1898
DeathF100
c. 1972

Quilt maker Personal Information

OccupationF104
post mistress, Madera Canyon
BirthplaceStateF098b
Iowa
SpouseF113
Reed, William Thomas
NoChildF116
At least one
NoFemF116a
At least one

Quilt Personal Quilting History

CustomsF131
Made while living with in-laws during Spanish-American War
AddNotesF132
Donor's grandmother, Mabel Reed, brought quilt to Tucson in 1898. Had daughter, Ora, who had daughter, Laura, who married Dr. Stephen Spicker.
OtherSourceMat
Reminisces in Object file at Historical Society.

Image Upload

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Detail 1
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Detail 2
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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


TUC150145.AHS.2.JPG
TUC150145.AHS.3.JPG

Additional Records

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