Grandmother's Flower Garden


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-A73

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstInvContrNumF004
PCQ160002
DateDataF006b
01-08-2016
locationF007f
PebbleCreek, Arizona
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Grandmother's Flower Garden
OverallWidthF12a
69.50 inches
OverallLengthF012b
84.25 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Other
OtherShapeEdgeF013a
Octagon Blocks
ShapeCornersF013b
Scalloped
OtherShapeCornerF013c
Octagon Blocks
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DamageF016
Fading
Fold marks or creases
Quilting thread broken or ties missing
Stains
Tears or holes
Uneven batting
Wear to edge or binding
TypeInscripF019
Message
Multiple Names
ContInscripF020
Grandma's Flower Garden Quilt purchased by Floyd Van Drew in late 1940's or early 1950's. Quilt made by WSCS ladies of Maple Grove United Methodist Church, Rowena, MO Quilt was used and passed on to his daughter Maxine Norman Current owner is granddaughter Edna DeFord or Goodyear, Arizona
MethodInscripF021
Computer generated
LocInscripF022
on back
OtherLocInscripF022a
Lower Left Corner
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
FamDateF023c
Late 1940's
SourceMatF063
Unknown

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Grandmother's Flower Garden
BrackmanF011a
425.2
NumBlockF026
66
SizeBlockF027
inches
BlockStyleF030a
Hexagons
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
NumBlockPatF030
1
NumBordersF033
None

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Broadcloth
FabPrintF037
Multiple scrap
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Straight grain
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)
QuiltedByF055
WSCS - Ladies of Maple Grove Methodist Church, Rowena, MO
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
4 stitches per inch
NumStitchF051
8 per inch
WidthF051a
From 1.25 inches to 1.50 inches
KnotsF051b
yes
DesignF052a
Patches outlined/in the ditch
FeaturesF053
The quilt was a community outreach project of the Maple Grove Methodist Church in Rowena MO as a fund raiser. Edna DeFord, the current owner states that her grandfather purchased a quilt or two each year at the church fund raiser. He always commented "Well I gave my donation to the church last week and bought some quilts."

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
OtherFabF040a
Muslin
ColorBackingF040b
White
NumPiecesF042
14
WidthPiecesF042a
2 at 33.50 x 81.50 inches, 12 small ranging from 8.50 x 3.00 to 8.50 x 1.50 inches
DescBackF043
Hand sewn
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Edna DeFord
OwnerStateF086
Arizona (AZ)
ProvenanceF058a
Late 1940's Purchased by my grandfather at a church fund raiser.
SourceInfoF088b
Edna's mother Maxine Van Drew Norman and Edna DeFord
MakerGroupNameF097
WSCS ladies of Maple Grove United Methodist Church of Rowena, MO
GenderF098
Female
RelAffF103
United Methodist

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Church
Fundraising
NameGroupF120
WSCS Ladies of Maple Grove United Methodist Church of Rowena, MO
LocGroupF121
Rowena, Missouri
NumQuiltsF123
more than 50
SellQuiltF127
yes
PriceF128
Sold at church fund raiser once a year at $20.00
TeachF129
only informally
FavesF130
This group used what ever fabrics that were donated and purchased some larger pieces of fabrics.
CustomsF131
They all met together at church to make quilts.

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Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Lynn Miller
dateverified
6
10
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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