Flag Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-CE9

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Heritage Quilt Study Group of Sharlot Hall Museum, Prescott, Arizona
InstInvContrNumF004
HQD103
DateDataF006b
4/30/1994
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Flag Quilt
OverallWidthF12a
62.5"
OverallLengthF012b
82.75"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Blue
Red
Tan
White
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DamageF016
Discoloration or dyes ran
OtherRepairsF017a
Patches one on back; two in stripes; repairs in blue field
ContInscripF020
Dry cleaning mark: 9T50
DateInfoF023f
1876-1900

Specific Description

AltNameF011
US flag with 15 stars, 12 red stripes and 12 white stripes
BordDescF034
No borders

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Dotted
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
Small dots. 7-8 stitches per inch. White cotton thread. Flag, US with 15 stars, bands joined lengthwise.
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

UniqueBindF045a
The corners are mitered. The binding is not the same on all sides. It is red/tan.
ConstrucBindF046
Bias grain
Straight grain
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
BindWidthF047a
0.375"
MatUsedF048
Cotton
UniqueBattF048b
Commercially made batt.
BattLoftF048a
Medium
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
white
NumStitchedF050
7
NumStitchF051
8
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Grid/crosshatch
Outline
FeaturesF053
Unusual pattern, 1876-1900, perhaps commemorating the 1876 centennial

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
White
WidthPiecesF042a
31.5", 32.375"
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnerNameF082a
Sherrie Lyons
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was inherited from husband's grandmother. This quilt came to Arizona in 1960. Prior owners of the quilt were: Sherrie Lyons, 1985; Caol Lyns (mother-in-law) 1960; Mimi Lyons (mother-in-law).
QuiltTopF054
Clark, Susan Livingston?
BirthDateF099
11/27/1839
DeathF100
4/30/1911 in Chicago, IL

Quilt maker Personal Information

BirthplaceCityF098a
Livingston Manor
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States

Image Upload

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Detail 1
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Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Beth Donaldson
dateverified
5
3
2017
CE

Information source fields

ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
function
Image - large display (550 or more pixels)
file_medium
image
file_format
jpeg
Contributing Institutions
MATRIX: Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University, Michigan State University Museum
Publisher
Quilt Index
Resource Type
Still Image

Why and where was the quilt made; source of info

LocMadeF057a
Illinois?
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
ReasonsF060
Commemorative
OtherF060a
Centennial

Detail Images


HQD103a.jpg

Additional Records

No additional records