Streak o'Lightening


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-9EE

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Historical Society
InstInvContrNumF004
TUC150100
InstInvContrNumF004a
4390
DateDataF006b
05-07-2015
locationF007f
Tucson, Arizona
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Streak o'Lightening
OverallWidthF12a
46.75 inches
OverallLengthF012b
85 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
OverallColorF14b
Dark colors
PredomColorsF014
Green
Rust
OverCondF015
Very good/almost new

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DamageF016
Tears or holes
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
SourceMatF063
Unknown

Specific Description

SubjQuiltF025
Streak 'O Lightening
LayFormatF024
One patch or allover
SizeBlockF027
inches
BordDescF034
The quilt has a single border measuring 3.75 inches on the right and left sides that is pieced with the same fabric as the quilt.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Rayon
FabPrintF037
Dotted
Floral
Geometric
Print
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Back turned to front
Straight grain
Machine sewn
WidthBindF047
half inch - one inch
MatUsedF048
Cannot tell
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Unknown
ThrColorF049b
Light Blue
NumStitchedF050
5 stitches per inch
NumStitchF051
6 stitches per inch
WidthF051a
1 - 2.25 inches
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
All-over-design
FeaturesF053
The quilt has a football shape quilted as an overall design. It was possibly from a sample book. The back of the quilt has a plaid fabric and appears to be fabric from the 1950's-1960's.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Blue or Navy
Orange
NumPiecesF042
3
WidthPiecesF042a
13x63, 33.50x84, 13x20.50 inches
DescBackF043
Machine sewn
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Public Museum, Library or Institution
OwnerNameF082a
Arizona Historical Society
OwnerCityF084
Tucson, Arizona
OwnerCountyF085
Pima
OwnerStateF086
Arizona (AZ)
OwnerZipF087
85719
ProvenanceF058a
1966 as a donation from Dr. Bernard Fontana (Bunny), UA anthropologist at Arizona State Museum

Image Upload

InvenNumF075
AHS #4390
ReposFile
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Detail 1
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Detail 2
TUC150100.AHS.3_01.JPG
67-EC-9EE-238-TUC150100.AHS.3_01.JPG
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Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Lynn Miller
dateverified
4
27
2016
CE

Information source fields

AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
CopyRestF080c
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
DistribRestF080d
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
DisplayResF080e
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
LicenseF080f
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
Contributing Institutions
MATRIX: Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University, Michigan State University Museum, Quilt Alliance
Publisher
Quilt Index
Resource Type
Still Image

Why and where was the quilt made; source of info

OwnerEmail
ldjones@azhs.gov
LocMadeF057a
OwnerCountryF086b
United States

Detail Images


TUC150100.AHS.2_01.JPG
TUC150100.AHS.3_01.JPG

Additional Records

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