Grandmother's flower garden


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-D2A

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Heritage Quilt Study Group of Sharlot Hall Museum, Prescott, Arizona
InstInvContrNumF004
HQD181
DateDataF006b
5/16/1996
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
82.5"
OverallLengthF012b
87"
OtherShapeEdgeF013a
Top and bottom are straight, sides are sawtooth.
ShapeCornersF013b
Rounded
OverallColorF14b
Light or pastel colors
PredomColorsF014
Red
Blue
Yellow
Green
Orange
Purple
White
Black
Gold
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DateQuiltF023
Timespan
OtherExDateF023d
top 1930-1935; backing 1960-1970 and quilting
DateInfoF023f
pre 1935 (1930-1935)
SourceMatF063
Old clothes
OthSourceF063a
her daughter's outgrown dresses

Specific Description

AltNameF011
Grandmother's flower garden
SizeBlockF027
6.25"; hexagon 1.25"
OtherSpaceF029a
Separated with a single row of hexagons and hexagons piece in a pyramid shape
BordDescF034
No borders

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
Floral
Geometric
UniqueF037b
Muslin weight; small, medium and large florals; medium geometrics. White cotton thread. Single motif.
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

UniqueBindF045a
The binding is the same on all sides.
ConstrucBindF046
Commercial
MatUsedF048
Polyester
UniqueBattF048b
No filler shows. Commercially made batt.
BattLoftF048a
Medium
QuiltedByF055
Dicos, Dorothy Edna Averyt
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
white
NumStitchedF050
4
NumStitchF051
5
DesignF052a
Outline
DesignF052d
Quilting stitches are even.

Quilt Back

OtherFabF040a
Sheet
NumPiecesF042
1
WidthPiecesF042a
(1) 10.5 x 45; (2) 10.5 x 44.5; (3) 1.25 x 9; (4) 1.25 x 2.25; (5) 90 x 68.25
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnerNameF082a
Carolyn Bradshaw
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was inherited from mother in 1994.
QuiltTopF054
Dicos, Dorothy Edna Averyt
DeathF100
1935 in Jerome, AZ

Quilt maker Personal Information

BirthplaceCityF098a
Prescott
BirthplaceStateF098b
Arizona (AZ)
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Pleasure
OtherF119a
Quilting was a hobby. She liked to make pretty things. The maker made other quilts.
AddNotesF132
Born and raised, Prescott, AZ, 1899-1906; Tempe, AZ, 1906-1914; Jerome, AZ, 1914-1935

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

LocMadeF057a
Jerome
ProvStateF057d
Arizona (AZ)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance

Detail Images


HQD181a.jpg

Additional Records

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