Grandmother's Flower Garden


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-D32

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Heritage Quilt Study Group of Sharlot Hall Museum, Prescott, Arizona
InstInvContrNumF004
HQD187
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
69"
OverallLengthF012b
91"
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
Navy
Tan
Pink
Gold
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DateQuiltF023
Timespan
OtherExDateF023d
1930's top; quilted 1965
DateInfoF023f
1929-1930's

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Grandmother's Flower Garden
NumBlockF026
50 full; 7 half
SizeBlockF027
7.5" x 8.5"
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
OtherSpaceF029a
Separated by a single row of hexagons. Sashing is green cotton.
SashWidthF032
1.25"
BordDescF034
Pieced strips, 1 row of dark green hexagons, cotton fabric.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
Floral
UniqueF037b
Muslin weight; small and medium florals. 7 stitches per inch. Cotton thread. Single template.
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

UniqueBindF045a
The binding is the same on all sides.
ConstrucBindF046
Back turned to front
Bias grain
Commercial
WidthBindF047
half inch - one inch
BindWidthF047a
0.5"
MatUsedF048
Polyester
UniqueBattF048b
No filler shows, polyfill. Commercially made batt.
QuiltedByF055
relative, 1965
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
NumStitchedF050
4
NumStitchF051
6
DesignF052d
Outline of hexagons in sashing. Quilting stitches are uneven.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
WidthPiecesF042a
30.75" x 91"; 40.5" x 91"
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnerNameF082a
Carol Henderson
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was inherited from mother, Ruch McManus.
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
The quiltmaker pieced. 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

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dateverified
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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 Phoenis 1924-1943)
ProvStateF057d
Arizona (AZ)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance

Detail Images


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Additional Records

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