Wedding Ring


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-D2F

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Heritage Quilt Study Group of Sharlot Hall Museum, Prescott, Arizona
InstInvContrNumF004
HQD183
DateDataF006b
5/16/1996
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
65"
OverallLengthF012b
86.5"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
OverallColorF14b
Light or pastel colors
PredomColorsF014
Red
Blue
Yellow
Green
Orange
Purple
White
Black
Gray
Tan
Pink
Gold
Maroon
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DateQuiltF023
Timespan
OtherExDateF023d
1860-1900 top; 1940 back
DateInfoF023f
btwn 1897-1941

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Wedding Ring
NumBlockF026
12; 10 half blocks; 2 corner blocks
SizeBlockF027
14.5" x 14.5"
ArrangeBlockF028
On point or rotated on 45 degrees
SpacingF029
Separated by plain sashing
OtherSpaceF029a
Sashing is cotton.
SashWidthF032
2.75"
BordDescF034
Plain strips, cotton fabric, sides only, 2" and 1.5"

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
Floral
Geometric
Checked
Plaid
Striped
UniqueF037b
Muslin weight; small and medium florals; small geometrics; small checks. 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
less than a half inch
BindWidthF047a
.375" to .5"
MatUsedF048
Cotton
UniqueBattF048b
Filler shows No debris is visible.
BattLoftF048a
Thin
QuiltedByF055
Schmucker, Annie Meyers
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
NumStitchedF050
5
DesignF052a
Outline
Grid diamond
DesignF052d
Diamonds in the sashing, double zig zag in the border. Quilting stitches are even.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
WidthPiecesF042a
32" x 86.5"; 33" x 86.5"
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnerNameF082a
Junelda J. Schmucker
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was inherited from mother (Zelma) in 1988. This quilt came to Arizona in 1954. Prior owners of the quilt were: Annie Meyers Schmucker, grandmother, she used it until she died; Junelda Schmucker, 1988.
QuiltTopF054
Schmucker, Annie Meyers
BirthDateF099
7/26/1859
DeathF100
11/17/1951 in Rapid City, SD

Quilt maker Personal Information

BirthplaceCityF098a
Berlin
BirthplaceStateF098b
Pennsylvania (PA)
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Necessity
OtherF119a
She learned to quilt in around 1870. The quiltmaker pieced and appliqued. The maker made other quilts including a Double Wedding Ring and a Flower Garden.
AddNotesF132
The quiltmaker lived in: Berlin, PA, 1859-1889; Sheldon, IA, 1889-1897; Ireton, IA, 1897-1900; Hawarden, IA, 1900-1941; Rapid City, SD, 1941-1951. She pieced the quilts but had someone else quilt them.

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

ProvStateF057d
Iowa (IA)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
OtherF060a
unknown-daily use

Detail Images


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Additional Records

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