Tulip Applique


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-D12

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Heritage Quilt Study Group of Sharlot Hall Museum, Prescott, Arizona
InstInvContrNumF004
HQD156
DateDataF006b
9/23/1995
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Tulip Applique
OverallWidthF12a
63.25"
OverallLengthF012b
81.75"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Green
Pink
White
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
OtherExDateF023d
late 1920's-1930's
DateInfoF023f
1920-1930
OthSourceF063a
San Diego

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Tulip Applique
NumBlockF026
24 pattterns; 24 solid
SizeBlockF027
9.25" x 9.25"
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Alternating with plain squares
BordDescF034
3"; plain strips, butted corners, plain pink cotton.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
Muslin weight. White, yellow, some applique; pink applique; cotton thread.
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
Machine Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique
UniqueF038h
White stitch

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

UniqueBindF045a
The corners are butted. The binding is the same on all sides.
ConstrucBindF046
Back turned to front
Straight grain
MatUsedF048
Cotton
UniqueBattF048b
Filler shows. Commercially made batt. No debris is visible.
QuiltedByF055
Stevenson, Ellen Amelia Tittle
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
white
NumStitchedF050
4
NumStitchF051
5
KnotsF051b
yes
DesignF052a
Outline
DesignF052d
Same design as appliqued tulips in the ditch and 1/2" from seam in plain blocks; diagonal quilting in border. Quilting stitches are uneven.

Quilt Back

OtherFabF040a
Percale
WidthPiecesF042a
30.5" x 81.75"; 32" x 81.75"
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnerNameF082a
Phyllis R. Kepner
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was inherited from adopted mother, Ellen A. Stevenson in 1946.This quilt came to Arizona in 1985.
QuiltTopF054
Stevenson, Ellen Amelia Tittle
BirthDateF099
4/19/1869
DeathF100
7/1/1946 in San Diego, CA

Quilt maker Personal Information

BirthplaceCityF098a
El Grove, Sacramento
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Pleasure
OtherF119a
She learned to quilt in 1910. The quiltmaker appliqued and quilted. The maker made other quilts.
AddNotesF132
The quiltmaker lived in: San Bernardino, CA, 1869-1909; San Diego, CA, 1909-1946. She was the wife of the Calif contractor that built (1907-08) Prescott's Masonic Bldg, Oren M. Stevenson.

Image Upload

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Detail 1
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Detail 2
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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
San Diego
ProvStateF057d
California (CA)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance

Detail Images


HQD156a.jpg
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