Friendship Dahlia


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-A7A

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstInvContrNumF004
PCQ160009
DateDataF006b
01-29-2016
locationF007f
PebbleCreek, Arizona
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Friendship Dahlia
OverallWidthF12a
74 inches
OverallLengthF012b
84.25 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
PredomColorsF014
Red
Yellow
OverCondF015
Fair/worn

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DamageF016
Discoloration or dyes ran
Fading
Quilting thread broken or ties missing
Stains
Uneven batting
OtherDamageF016a
White fabrics have yellowed or greyed
RepairsF017
Patched with new fabrics
OtherRepairsF017a
It was repaired with a new border
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
DateFinishF023b
Approximately 1925
SourceMatF063
Feed or flour sacks
Old clothes

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Friendship Dahlia
SizeBlockF027
inches
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
NumBlockPatF030
2
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
There is 1 border measuring 4 inches on all sides that is plain using the same fabric as the quilt

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Floral
Geometric
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Medium (3/16?)
QuiltTechF049
Tied or tufted
FeaturesF053
The quilt is quilted by hand with a top stitch applique. It was made from family clothes.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Pink
NumPiecesF042
6
WidthPiecesF042a
34 84, 4.50 x 15.50, 4.50 x 23.50, 4.50 x 23.50, 4.50 x 23 and 34.50 x 84 inches

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Cheryl L Neel
OwnerCityF084
Goodyear
OwnerStateF086
Arizona (AZ)
SourceInfoF088b
Cheryl L. Neel, owner
DateObtainedF088c
1-4-2016
QuiltTopF054
Blumer, Elva Joy Mischler
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
8-11-1894
MarriageF099b
1-16-1918
DeathF100
4-24-1994
EthnicF101
Caucasian
EdBkgdF102
College Graduate
RelAffF103
Methodist

Quilt maker Personal Information

OccupationF104
Teacher; Home Maker
BirthplaceCityF098a
Minden
BirthplaceStateF098b
Iowa
EnviroF104c
Rural
CountryF108
United States
MaidenF097b
Mischler
FatherNameF109
Mischler, Louis - Born 10-10-1865 Dec'd 2-2-1921
BplaceF109a
Near Osborne, Kansas
MotherNameF111
Singleman, Ida
BplaceF111a
Illinois
NoChildF116
3
NoFemF116a
2
NoMaleF116b
1

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Necessity
NumQuiltsF123
1-5 quilts
SellQuiltF127
no
TeachF129
no
FavesF130
Re-purposed clothing to make quilts.
AddNotesF132
She mostly sewed clothing using newspaper to cut her patterns. Her machine was a treadle until she received a newer Singer model. She was my inspiration to collecting quilts and learning to sew. What a woman she was! Loved by all who knew her!!

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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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Additional Records

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