Irish Chain


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-A2C

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstInvContrNumF004
TUC150055
DateDataF006b
04-11-2015
locationF007f
Tucson, Arizona
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Irish Chain
OverallWidthF12a
86 inches
OverallLengthF012b
86 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
OverallColorF14b
Two color
PredomColorsF014
Blue or Navy
White
QuiltSpecColorF014a
Cadet Blue
OverCondF015
Very good/almost new

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DamageF016
Discoloration or dyes ran
Fold marks or creases
Pencil or pen or marking lines
Stains
DateQuiltF023
1950-1975
DateBegunF023a
c. 1950
DateFinishF023b
c. 1975
FamDateF023c
c. 1950
SourceMatF063
Unknown

Specific Description

SubjQuiltF025
Double Irish Chain
LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Double Irish Chain
TopSourceF064
Unknown
BrackmanF011a
2028
NumBlockF026
49 1/2 Blocks
SizeBlockF027
10.75 x 10.75 inches; 10.5 x 10.5 inches
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
NumBlockPatF030
1
BordDescF034
Single plain border of 5.25 inches wide all the way around the quilt using the same fabric as the quilt.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
PaperF038i
no
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
No filling
QuiltedByF055
Kister, Amanda K.
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
6
NumStitchF051
6
WidthF051a
1.25 inches
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Outline
DesignF052b
Floral
DesignF052c
None
DesignF052d
Parallel Lines

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
White
NumPiecesF042
Two
WidthPiecesF042a
86 x 81 inches; 5.05 x 86 inches
DescBackF043
Machine sewn
Same fabric used throughout
Solid/plain

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Weigner, Betty Jane
OwnerCityF084
Oro Valley
OwnerCountyF085
Pima
OwnerStateF086
Arizona (AZ)
ProvenanceF058a
Owner purchased the quilt at the church bazar, which was made by her great aunt.
SourceInfoF088b
Betty Jane Weigner
DateObtainedF088c
c. 1950
QuiltTopF054
Kister, Amanda K.
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
09-25-1873
MarriageF099b
04-08-1911
EthnicF101
German
RelAffF103
Schweakfelder

Quilt maker Personal Information

OccupationF104
Housewife
BirthplaceCityF098a
West Point
BirthplaceStateF098b
Pennsylvania
EnviroF104c
Rural
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
CountyF106
Montgomery
CityF106a
Lansdale
StateF107
Pennsylvania (PA)
ZipcodeF107c
19446
CountryF108
United States
MaidenF097b
Kriebel
FatherNameF109
Kriebel, Abraham K.
BplaceF109a
West Point, Pennsylvania
EthBkgrndF110
German
MotherNameF111
Kriebel, Phoebe S.
BplaceF111a
West Point, Pennsylvania
EthBkgrndF112
German
EthBkgrndF114
German
LearnedToQuiltF117
From Relative
WhenQuiltF118
Under 10 years of age

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Necessity
Pleasure
NameGroupF120
Ladies Aid Society
LocGroupF121
Center Point, Pennsylvania
SpecialGroupF122
Charity
NumQuiltsF123
20-50 quilts
SellQuiltF127
no
TeachF129
no

Image Upload

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Detail 1
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Detail 2
TUC150055.Weigner.3.JPG
67-EC-A2C-238-TUC150055.Weigner.3.JPG
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Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Lynn Miller
dateverified
5
3
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


TUC150055.Weigner.2.JPG
TUC150055.Weigner.3.JPG

Additional Records

No additional records