Liberty Bell Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-C08

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstInvContrNumF004
QRC170020
DateDataF006b
02-28-2017
locationF007f
Gilbert, AZ
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Liberty Bell Quilt
OverallWidthF12a
85 inches
OverallLengthF012b
100 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Scalloped
ShapeCornersF013b
Scalloped
OverallColorF14b
Two color
PredomColorsF014
Brown
White
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DamageF016
Pencil or pen or marking lines
Other
OtherDamageF016a
Ink stain
DateQuiltF023
1976-1999
SourceMatF063
Unknown

Specific Description

SubjQuiltF025
Liberty Bell in Philadelphia Pa.
LayFormatF024
Medallion or framed center
SizeBlockF027
inches
MedallionF031
Measures 47 x 47 inches, it is appliqued and embroidered
BlockStyleF030a
Triangles
OtherSpaceF029a
Multiple frames that are pieced
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
A singles border on all sides that is plain using the same fabric as the quilt.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique
EmbellTechF038f
Yes
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
EmbMatF039
Cotton thread

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Bias grain
Commercial
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White, Green, Brown, Grey
NumStitchedF050
8 stitches per inch
NumStitchF051
8 stitches per inch
WidthF051a
1 inch
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Grid square
DesignF052b
Feathering
DesignF052c
Grid/crosshatch
DesignF052d
Feathering in sashing/border. Quilting detail to enhance bell.
FeaturesF053
Maybe a Bicentennial quilt due to theme but no date.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
OtherFabF040a
Muslin
ColorBackingF040b
White
NumPiecesF042
2
WidthPiecesF042a
2 @ 42.50 x 100 inches

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Anne V. Hodgkins
OwnerStateF086
Arizona (AZ)

Image Upload

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Detail 2
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Detail 4
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Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Lynn Miller
dateverified
2
28
2017
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 and Michigan State University Museum
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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