Grandmother's Flower Garden


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-BA

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstInvContrNumF004
130216
DateDataF006b
09/21/2013
locationF007f
Litchfield Park
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Grandmother's Flower Garden
OverallWidthF12a
71 inches
OverallLengthF012b
87.25 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Other
OtherShapeEdgeF013a
Follows the shape of the flowers
ShapeCornersF013b
Other
OtherShapeCornerF013c
Follows the shape of the flowers
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
PredomColorsF014
Pink
White
QuiltSpecColorF014a
Double Pink
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DamageF016
Dirty
Discoloration or dyes ran
Fading
Fold marks or creases
Stains
Tears or holes
RepairHistF018
Stains
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949

Specific Description

SubjQuiltF025
Grandmother's Flower Garden
LayFormatF024
One patch or allover
AltNameF011
Grandmother's Flower Garden
BrackmanF011a
160k
NumBlockF026
90
SizeBlockF027
7 x 7 inches
BlockStyleF030a
Hexagons
Same block throughout
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
NumBlockPatF030
1

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Muslin
FabPrintF037
Dotted
Floral
Geometric
Multiple scrap
Novelty
Print
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
PaperF038i
no

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Bias grain
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
Off white
NumStitchedF050
6
NumStitchF051
6
WidthF051a
.25 inches
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Echo

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
White
NumPiecesF042
3
WidthPiecesF042a
32.5 x 87.25, 32.5 x 87.25, 5.75 x 87.25 inches
DescBackF043
Machine sewn
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Joan Lyons Witt
OwnerCityF084
Goodyear
OwnerStateF086
Arizona (AZ)
ProvenanceF058a
Circa 1950. It was a gift from a relative when owner became engaged to be married.
DateObtainedF088c
Circa 1950
QuiltTopF054
Witt, Minnie
GenderF098
Female
DeathF100
1963
EthnicF101
German

Quilt maker Personal Information

OccupationF104
Housewife of a farmer
BirthplaceStateF098b
Iowa
EnviroF104c
Rural
FatherNameF109
Beesnicker
LearnedToQuiltF117
From Relative

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Church
Gifts
Pleasure
NameGroupF120
First Church
LocGroupF121
Melbourne, Iowas

Image Upload

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Detail 2
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Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Lynn Miller
dateverified
1
18
2014
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
StillImage

Why and where was the quilt made; source of info

OwnerCountryF086b
United States

Detail Images


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Additional Records

No additional records