Devils claw (?); Snow crystals


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-D1F

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Heritage Quilt Study Group of Sharlot Hall Museum, Prescott, Arizona
InstInvContrNumF004
HQD167
DateDataF006b
9/23/1995
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
66.5"
OverallLengthF012b
81.25"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
OverallColorF14b
Light or pastel colors
PredomColorsF014
Red
Blue
White
Brown
Navy
Tan
Pink
Maroon
OverCondF015
Fair/worn

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

OtherDamageF016a
Back deteriorating; front good
OtherRepairsF017a
Back should be repaired; top in good condition
ContInscripF020
cleaning label
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
OtherExDateF023d
1880-1900
DateInfoF023f
1858-1906
OthSourceF063a
Assume from usable sewing and old clothing scraps

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Devils claw (?); Snow crystals
NumBlockF026
12
SizeBlockF027
17.5" x 17.5"
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Separated by cornerstones or connecting blocks sashing (different fabric in intersection)
OtherSpaceF029a
Cornerstones are pieced triangles. Sashing is cotton blue; connecting blocks pink, white
SashWidthF032
3.75", corner blocks are 3.5" x 3.5"
BordDescF034
3.875" on length sides; pieced strips on two sides only; fabric same as quilt.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
Geometric
Dotted
UniqueF037b
Muslin weight; small, medium and large geometrics; small dots. 9-10 stitches per inch. White cotton thread.
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

ConstrucBindF046
Back turned to front
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
BindWidthF047a
0.375"
MatUsedF048
Cotton
UniqueBattF048b
Filler shows. Commercially made batt.
BattLoftF048a
Medium
QuiltedByF055
Sackett, Rebecca Matilda Evans
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
5
NumStitchF051
6
KnotsF051b
yes
DesignF052a
Outline
DesignF052d
2 rows of duel quilting in sashing. Quilting stitches are uneven.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
OtherFabF040a
Cotton print deteriorated
WidthPiecesF042a
33" x 81.25"; 33.5" x 81.25"
DescBackF043
Print

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnerNameF082a
Hank Carleton
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was a gift from good friend Dorothy Ginbrich in 1978 in Los Angeles, CA. This quilt came to Arizona in 1981. Prior owners of the quilt were: Henrietta D. Carleton, 1987; Rebecca Matilda Evans Sackett, maker ~1859-1906; Dorothy Sackette Gingrich, 95 yr old granddaughter.
QuiltTopF054
Sackett, Rebecca Matilda Evans
DeathF100
In Whittier, CA

Quilt maker Personal Information

BirthplaceCityF098a
Birmingham
BirthplaceStateF098b
Alabama (AL)
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Necessity
AddNotesF132
The quiltmaker lived in: Birmingham, AL, 1928; Los Coyote Land Grant, CA now Bellflower, CA, left 1857 (2 years by oxen to Los Coyote); Whittier, CA 1859-1896.

Image Upload

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Detail 1
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Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Beth Donaldson
dateverified
5
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

LocMadeF057a
Las Coyote (land grant), now Bellflower
ProvStateF057d
California (CA)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Gift
OtherF060a
personal use

Detail Images


HQD167a.jpg

Additional Records

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