Grandmother's Flower Garden


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-A25

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstInvContrNumF004
TUC150048
DateDataF006b
04-11-2015
locationF007f
Tucson, Arizona
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Grandmother's Flower Garden
OverallWidthF12a
77.5 inches
OverallLengthF012b
97 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
PredomColorsF014
Black
Pink
OtherColorF014c
Red, Blue, Yellow, Green, Purple, Off-White, White
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

TypeInscripF019
Date
Message
Multiple Names
OtherTypeInscripF019a
Inspired by grandmother - first handmade quilt
ContInscripF020
Inspired by grandmother - first handmade quilt
DateInscripF020a
05-2008
MethodInscripF021
Ink
LocInscripF022
on back
OtherLocInscripF022a
Lower Left
DateQuiltF023
2000-2025
DateFinishF023b
2008
SourceMatF063
Unknown

Specific Description

SubjQuiltF025
Grandmother's Flower Garden
LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Grandmother's Flower Garden
BrackmanF011a
160i
NumBlockF026
90
SizeBlockF027
6.5 inches
BlockStyleF030a
Hexagons
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
NumBlockPatF030
1; Grandmother's Flower Garden
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
One 7 - 8.5 inches plain, pieced and appliqued with different fabric all around the quilt.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Batiks (for contemporary quilts)
Dotted
Floral
Geometric
Hand-dyed
Multiple scrap
Paisley
Plaid
Print
Solid/plain
Striped
ConstrucF038
English template Piecing
Hand Piecing
PaperF038i
no
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique
EmbellTechF038f
No

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Straight grain
Hand sewn
Machine sewn
WidthBindF047
half inch - one inch
MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)
QuiltedByF055
Wendel, Joan
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
Varigated, multicolor, white, black
NumStitchedF050
5
NumStitchF051
6
WidthF051a
2 inches
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Echo
In-the-ditch
Outline
DesignF052c
None
DesignF052d
Floral and vine quilting designs in border.
FeaturesF053
Fabric came from stash of three generations of women.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Black
NumPiecesF042
1
WidthPiecesF042a
77.5 x 97 inches
DescBackF043
Print
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Urton, Susanne
OwnerStateF086
Arizona (AZ)
ProvenanceF058a
Owner, Susanne Urton, created this quilt. It was one of the items on her To Do list.
QuiltTopF054
Urton, Susanne
OthPeopleF056
Wendel, Joan
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
07-12-1940
MarriageF099b
02-04-1961
EdBkgdF102
B.S., Human Services
RelAffF103
United Methodist

Quilt maker Personal Information

OccupationF104
Retired
BirthplaceCityF098a
Littleton
BirthplaceStateF098b
New Hampshire
EnviroF104c
Rural
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
CountryF108
United States
MaidenF097b
Savoy
FatherNameF109
Savoy, Arcade J.
BplaceF109a
New Brunswick, Canada
EthBkgrndF110
French Canadian
MotherNameF111
Savoy, Elsie Strickland
BplaceF111a
Lincoln, New Hampshire
EthBkgrndF112
Caucasian
SpouseF113
Urton, Norman H.
EthBkgrndF114
Caucasian
NoChildF116
3
NoFemF116a
2
NoMaleF116b
1
LearnedToQuiltF117
From Class
From Relative
From 4-H Extension Agent
Other
WhenQuiltF118
Age 40-49

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Pleasure
OtherF119a
Sharing with Quilt Bee and Guild friends.
NameGroupF120
Tucson Quilters Guild and Quilt Material Girls Bee
LocGroupF121
Tucson, Arizona
NumQuiltsF123
20-50 quilts
SellQuiltF127
no
TeachF129
only informally
AddNotesF132
Susanne Urton never sells her quilts. It gives her pleasure to create the quilts to give to the people she loves to show them her love.

Image Upload

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Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Lynn Miller
dateverified
4
29
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

OwnerCountryF086b
United States

Detail Images


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Additional Records

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