Wedding Ring


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-BB

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstInvContrNumF004
130217
DateDataF006b
09/21/2013
locationF007f
Litchfield Park
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Wedding Ring
OverallWidthF12a
88 inches
OverallLengthF012b
86.75 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Scalloped
ShapeCornersF013b
Rounded
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
PredomColorsF014
Orange
White
QuiltSpecColorF014a
Butterscotch
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DamageF016
Dirty
Fold marks or creases
Pencil or pen or marking lines
Stains
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949

Specific Description

SubjQuiltF025
Wedding ring
LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Wedding ring
BrackmanF011a
303
NumBlockF026
25
SizeBlockF027
inches
BlockStyleF030a
Same block throughout
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
NumBlockPatF030
1

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Feedsack
Muslin
FabPrintF037
Dotted
Feedsack
Floral
Geometric
Mourning Prints
Multiple scrap
Solid/plain
Striped
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
EmbellTechF038f
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
Cream
NumStitchedF050
9
NumStitchF051
9
WidthF051a
.25 inches
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Echo
Grid/crosshatch
Triple parallel lines
DesignF052b
Floral
Wreaths
FeaturesF053
Bright squares stand out.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
White
NumPiecesF042
3
WidthPiecesF042a
33.375 x 86.75, 33.375 x 86.75, 20.375 x 86.75
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
Inherited from an aunt named Berla Ellis.
QuiltTopF054
Fletcher, Jessie
GenderF098
Female
EthnicF101
Anglo
RelAffF103
Quaker

Quilt maker Personal Information

OccupationF104
Minister
EnviroF104c
Rural
StateF107
Indiana (IN)

Quilt Personal Quilting History

AddNotesF132
Jessie was a minister in the Quaker church and she took Berla Ellis into her home as a young teenager.

Image Upload

ReposFile
AZ130217.jpg
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image/jpeg
Detail 1
AZ130217-d1.jpg
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image/jpeg

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


AZ130217-d1.jpg

Additional Records

No additional records