Old Maid's Ramble or Double Triangle


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-D2C

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Heritage Quilt Study Group of Sharlot Hall Museum, Prescott, Arizona
InstInvContrNumF004
HQD186
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
73"
OverallLengthF012b
84.5"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
OverallColorF14b
Light or pastel colors
PredomColorsF014
Red
Blue
Yellow
Green
Orange
Purple
White
Black
Brown
Tan
Pink
Gold
Lavender
OtherColorF014c
lilac
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DateQuiltF023
Timespan
OtherExDateF023d
1965 quilted; 1930's top
DateInfoF023f
1920's or 1930's
SourceMatF063
Purchased new

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Old Maid's Ramble or Double Triangle
BrackmanF011a
Encylopedia of quilt patterns by Brackman
NumBlockF026
30
SizeBlockF027
13" x 13"
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
BordDescF034
2.5"; 1.5". Plain and pieced strips. Multiple borders. 2 of one pieced triangles; one plain. Butted corners, cotton prints.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
Linen
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
Floral
Geometric
Dotted
Paisley
Checked
Plaid
Striped
UniqueF037b
Muslin weight; small and medium florals; small and medium geometrics; small dots, small checks. 8-9 stitches per inch. White cotton thread.
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
Machine Piecing

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

UniqueBindF045a
The corners are butted. The binding is the same on all sides.
ConstrucBindF046
Back turned to front
WidthBindF047
greater than one inch
BindWidthF047a
2.5" and 1.5"
MatUsedF048
Polyester
UniqueBattF048b
Commercially made batt. No debris is visible.
BattLoftF048a
Thin
QuiltedByF055
relative, 1965
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
white
NumStitchedF050
6
KnotsF051b
yes
DesignF052a
Outline
DesignF052d
Diagonal. Quilting stitches are uneven.
FeaturesF053
Pattern not seen very often

Quilt Back

OtherFabF040a
Muslin
WidthPiecesF042a
33" x 84.5"; 39" x 84.5"
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnerNameF082a
Ruth McManus
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was inherited from mother.
QuiltTopF054
Flumerfelt, Mary Elizabeth Francisco Averyt
BirthDateF099
11/22/1872
DeathF100
1958 in Whittier, CA

Quilt maker Personal Information

BirthplaceCityF098a
Lyons
BirthplaceStateF098b
New York (NY)
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Therapy
OtherF119a
She learned to quilt in 1929. The maker made other quilts.
AddNotesF132
The quiltmaker lived in: Lyons, NY; Virginia City, NV; Prescott, AZ, 1890-1906; Tempe, AZ, 1907-1913; Jerome, AZ, 1913-1925; Whittier, CA, 1943-1958.

Image Upload

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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
Phoenix, (lived in Phoenix 1925-1943)
ProvStateF057d
Arizona (AZ)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance

Detail Images


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Additional Records

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