Log Cabin


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-D43

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Heritage Quilt Study Group of Sharlot Hall Museum, Prescott, Arizona
InstInvContrNumF004
HQD144
DateDataF006b
9/16/1995
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
71"
OverallLengthF012b
83"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
OverallColorF14b
Light or pastel colors
PredomColorsF014
Red
Blue
Orange
Purple
White
Black
Brown
Gray
Navy
Tan
Pink
Gold
Maroon
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DamageF016
Fading
OtherRepairsF017a
Tulle applied to deteriorating areas
DateQuiltF023
Timespan
OtherExDateF023d
1880-1900; backing quilting & binding between 1940 and 1950
DateInfoF023f
Northern New York State

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Log Cabin
NumBlockF026
42
SizeBlockF027
11.75" x 11.75"
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
Floral
Dotted
Checked
Plaid
Striped
UniqueF037b
Muslin weight; medium florals, medium dots, small and medium checks. 10 stitches per inch in piecing. Cotton thread. Strip log cabin.
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

UniqueBindF045a
The corners are mitered. The binding is the same on all sides.
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Straight grain
Front turned to back
WidthBindF047
half inch - one inch
BindWidthF047a
0.5"
MatUsedF048
Cotton
UniqueBattF048b
No filler shows. Commercially made batt. No debris is visible.
BattLoftF048a
Medium
QuiltedByF055
? Quilted between 1945-50
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
blue
NumStitchedF050
6
KnotsF051b
yes
DesignF052a
Grid/crosshatch
DesignF052d
4" cross hatch. Quilting stitches are even.
FeaturesF053
Wonderful old log cabin well preserved

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Blue
WidthPiecesF042a
35" x 83"; 35" x 83"
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout
Solid/plain

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnerNameF082a
Betty Newton
ProvenanceF058a
The quilt was inherited from mother, Effie L. Delack Newton in 1967(?). This quilt came to Arizona in 1993. Prior owners of the quilt were: Gilbert E. Newton, 1967 to present; Effie L. Delack Newton (mother), 1945-1967; Gertrude M. Delack Houghton De La Mater (aunt) to 1945.

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)
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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

AcquiredF058
Inheritance

Detail Images


HQD144a.jpg

Additional Records

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