Log Cabin Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-A3B

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstInvContrNumF004
TUC150070
DateDataF006b
04-11-2015
locationF007f
Tucson, Arizona
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Log Cabin Quilt
OverallWidthF12a
63 inches
OverallLengthF012b
72 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
PredomColorsF014
Blue or Navy
Red
QuiltSpecColorF014a
Cheddar Orange or Antimony or Chrome Orange
Chocolate Brown or Hershey Brown
Indigo Blue
Turkey Red
OtherColorF014c
Gold, Purple, Brown, Tan, Black, Grey
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DamageF016
Disintegration of fabric
Fading
Stains
Tears or holes
RepairsF017
Tear or hole sewn together
RepairHistF018
Quite a few holes not repaired. Back edge has been repaired.
DateQuiltF023
1901-1929
DateInfoF023f
Tag on quilt says 1890 - 1920
SourceMatF063
Unknown

Specific Description

SubjQuiltF025
Log Cabin Straight Furrows
LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Log Cabin
BrackmanF011a
2573
NumBlockF026
42
SizeBlockF027
9.5 x 9.5 inches
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
NumBlockPatF030
One Log Cabin
BordDescF034
Plain Border on all sides with the same fabric as main quilt.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
Rayon
Silk
Other
FabricTypeF036
Flannel
Sateen
Satin
Velvet
FabPrintF037
Checked
Conversation Prints
Floral
Geometric
Novelty
Plaid
Premium type
Print
Solid/plain
Striped
UniqueF037b
Patterned
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
Machine Piecing
PaperF038i
no
EmbellTechF038f
No

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

ConstrucBindF046
Edges turned in/ no separate binding
MatUsedF048
Blanket or flannel
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
Red
NumStitchedF050
6
NumStitchF051
4
WidthF051a
1.75 inches
KnotsF051b
yes
DesignF052a
In-the-ditch
DesignF052c
None
DesignF052d
Zig Zag
FeaturesF053
Batting shows through several holes on top.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Red
NumPiecesF042
Multiple
WidthPiecesF042a
>10 inches
DescBackF043
Machine sewn
Same fabric used throughout
Solid/plain

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Mer, S. Bruce
OwnerStateF086
Arizona (AZ)
ProvenanceF058a
Acquired at an Antique Show in mid 1980s.
SourceInfoF088b
Mer, S. Bruce
DateObtainedF088c
04-11-2015

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
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


TUC150070.BMer.2.JPG
TUC150070.BMer.3.JPG

Additional Records

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