Garden of Eden


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-D03

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Heritage Quilt Study Group of Sharlot Hall Museum, Prescott, Arizona
InstInvContrNumF004
HQD140
DateDataF006b
9/17/1995
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
83"
OverallLengthF012b
96"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
White
QuiltSpecColorF014a
Cadet Blue
Indigo Blue
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

OtherRepairsF017a
Old blocks incorporated into new quilt
DateQuiltF023
Timespan
OtherExDateF023d
blocks 1850-80; recently made into a quilt

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Garden of Eden
NumBlockF026
31; 11 in border
SizeBlockF027
9" x 9"
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Separated by plain sashing
OtherSpaceF029a
Sashing is cotton muslin.
SashWidthF032
4.5"
BordDescF034
14"; plain strips appliqued, one border plain, three have appliqued blocks; butted corners, cotton muslin.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
Floral
Geometric
Dotted
Checked
Striped
UniqueF037b
Muslin weight; small floral, small geometric, small dots, medium checks. White cotton thread.
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
Machine Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Machine Applique
UniqueF038h
Blocks hand pieced, sashing machine pieced. Borders machine appliqued.

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

UniqueBindF045a
The corners are mitered. The binding is the same on all sides.
ConstrucBindF046
Back turned to front
WidthBindF047
greater than one inch
BindWidthF047a
2"
UniqueBattF048b
No filler shows. Polyester? Commercially made batt. No debris is visible.
BattLoftF048a
Medium
QuiltTechF049
Not quilted
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
blue, white
DesignF052d
The knot are on the front.
FeaturesF053
Old blocks in new setting; tied

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
WidthPiecesF042a
41" x 96"; 41.5" x 96"
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout
Print

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnerNameF082a
Joyce Meyer
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was inherited from mother in 1990. The squares came to Arizona in 1978. Prior owners of the quilt were: Joyce Meyer (daughter), 1990-present; Eva Smith (mother), 1940?-1990.
QuiltTopF054
Chatfield, Charlotte Lindley
BirthDateF099
1834
DeathF100
10/12/1920 in Bronson, MI

Image Upload

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Detail 1
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Data Verification

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verifiedby
Beth Donaldson
dateverified
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3
2017

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

AcquiredF058
Inheritance

Detail Images


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Additional Records

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