Crazy Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-A12

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Historical Society
InstInvContrNumF004
TUC150147
InstInvContrNumF004a
76.33.2
DateDataF006b
07-23-2015
locationF007f
Tucson, Arizona
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Crazy Quilt
OverallWidthF12a
67.5 inches
OverallLengthF012b
71.5 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
PredomColorsF014
Black
Red
QuiltSpecColorF014a
Claret or Wine
OtherColorF014c
blue, yellow, green, purple, brown, beige, tan, grey, white, off-white
OverCondF015
Fair/worn

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DamageF016
Discoloration or dyes ran
Disintegration of fabric
Stains
Tears or holes
Other
OtherDamageF016a
white fabric has yellowed or greyed; back is fading
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
DateInfoF023f
dated per latest ribbon date c. 1894
SourceMatF063
Unknown

Specific Description

SubjQuiltF025
crazy quilt
LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
crazy quilt
NumBlockF026
26; 12 half blocks; 4 quarter blocks
SizeBlockF027
12.5x12.5 inches
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
ArrangeBlockF028
On point or rotated on 45 degrees
NumBlockPatF030
1
NumBordersF033
none

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Rayon
Silk
FabricTypeF036
Satin
Velvet
FabPrintF037
Checked
Dotted
Feedsack
Floral
Geometric
Hand-dyed
Multiple scrap
Novelty
Plaid
Premium type
Print
Solid/plain
Striped
ConstrucF038
Foundation Piecing
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Blanket, buttonhole, or other decorative applique stitch
Hand Applique
EmbellTechF038f
Yes
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
Painting
EmbMatF039
Cotton thread
Silk thread
UniqueF039a
School Board and church ribbons

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

MatUsedF044
Silk
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
Satin
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Bias grain
Home cut
Hand sewn
Machine sewn
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
MatUsedF048
No filling
QuiltedByF055
Smith, Frances Miss
QuiltTechF049
Tied or tufted
FeaturesF053
Object not commercially manufactured. No sleeve.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
NumPiecesF042
2
WidthPiecesF042a
33.75x70.25
DescBackF043
Machine sewn
Print
Same fabric used throughout

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
Object acquired c. 1976 as a gift from donor, Mrs. C. G. Sutherland (Rebecca) and her daughter, Jayne Sutherland
RelItemsF088a

QuiltTopF054
Smith, Frances Miss
GenderF098
Female

Quilt Personal Quilting History

FavesF130
Maker used award ribbons c. 1892-93 of People Christian Church of New Hampshire.

Image Upload

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Detail 1
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Detail 2
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67-EC-A12-238-TUC150147.AHS.3.JPG
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Detail 3
TUC150147.AHS.4.JPG
67-EC-A12-244-TUC150147.AHS.4.JPG
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Detail 4
TUC150147.AHS.5.JPG
67-EC-A12-243-TUC150147.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


TUC150147.AHS.2.JPG
TUC150147.AHS.3.JPG
TUC150147.AHS.4.JPG
TUC150147.AHS.5.JPG

Additional Records

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