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Jimerson, Sally Shepherd; Jemerson, Sally Shepher. Floral Applique Blocks. 1800-1849. From Arizona Quilt Documentation Project, Arizona Quilt Documentation Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=38-36-1661. Accessed: 10/17/21

QUILT INDEX RECORD

38-36-1661

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

Arizona Quilt Documentation Project

Who documented this quilt?

Arizona Quilt Documentation Project

Enter the control number assigned by the Arizona Quilt Documentation Project. This number should be unique and is good to use as the file name of this quilt's image.

TUC140141

When was the documentation day held? Or when was the form collected? Enter as mm-dd-yyyy or c.yyyy, e.g. c.1965.

11-03-2014

Where was the documentation day held?

Tucson, Arizona

1. Type of quilt object

Finished quilt

2. Enter the name given to the quilt by the maker. Many quilts have no title, but contemporary quilters often give a name to their quilts. If the quilt has no title, leave this field blank.

Floral Applique Blocks

3. Quilt Width: Enter how wide the quilt is.

94 inches

Quilt Length: Enter how long the quilt is.

96 inches

4. Shape of edge (pick one)

Straight

5. Shape of Corners (pick one)

Straight

6. Overall color scheme

Two color

7. Predominant Color(s). Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Purple; Red

9. Overall condition. Add any comments on condition to Comment or notes on quilt's condition or repair history on KORA page 2, field 12.

Good/moderate use

10. Damage to quilt. 31.9. Damage to back of quilt (Page 7) Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Fading; Stains

13. Inscription(s) on Quilt Top. If none go to 14. 31.10, Label or Inscription on back (Page 7) Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Date; Multiple Names

13.1. Content of inscription(s): 31.10, Other Information on label or inscription (Page 7).

Margaret Cameron - Feb 22, 1849 Elizabeth Cameron - Feb 13, 1849 Name #3 too faded to read, dated 1847 Name #4 too faded to read, dated 1847

13.2. Date of inscription: 31.10.1, Date on label: (Page 7) Enter as mm-dd-yyyy or c.yyyy, e.g. c.1965.

c. 1847 and c. 1849

13.3. Method of inscription. 31.10.2, Label Construction. (Page 7) Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Embroidery; Ink

13.4. Location of inscription: 31.10.3, Location of label (Page 7)

on block

14. Date of Quilt (pick one)

1800-1849

15. Source of Fabric: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Unknown

16. Subject of quilt, if it has one:

floral

17. Layout format: if other use field OthSpacingF029a

Block pattern

18.2. Number of quilt blocks: 1/2 Blocks; 1/4: blocks:

25

Block size (LxW)

14 x 14 inches

18.4. Block style (shape): 21. One-patch.

Squares

18.5. Arrangement of quilt blocks: block orientation:

Straight

18.6 Spacing relative to other blocks:

Bands or horizontal strippy (in horizontal rows separated by plain horizontal bars)

18.7. Number of different block patterns present. 18.1.1 for Block pattern names

25 different botanical appliques

20. Sashing width. Some of the options will be found in 18.6. Anything not in 18.6 can be put in field OtherSpaceF029 (above).

3 inches

22. Borders

2

22.1. Borders on which sides: 22.2. Border description(s): 22.3. Fabric

borders are same as sashing. First border is 3.5 inches on 3 three sides and 4 inches on one side; sashing is 3.5 inches

23. Fiber and Fabric used in quilt tops: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Cotton

24. Fabric patterns, styles, motifs, or print categories used in quilt top: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Floral; Geometric; Multiple scrap; Paisley; Plaid; Print; Solid/plain; Striped

25.2 Applique techniques. (if none, go to 25.3) Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Hand Applique

Enter any unusual technique from Other __ method in 25.1. Piecing; 25.2. Applique; 25.3, Novelty.

the quilt has stuffed 1 inch circles

27.1. Materials used in binding. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Cotton

27.3. Construction techniques used in binding: and 27.4. Type of binding. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Back turned to front; Hand sewn

27.5. Width of binding:

less than a half inch

28.1. Material used for quilt batting or filling:

No filling

29.3. Quilting technique used: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Hand quilting; Stuffed work

29.3.1. Thread type

cotton

29.3.1. Thread color:

white

29.3.2. If hand quilted Number of quilting stitches per inch (Place 1):

7

29.3.2. If hand quilted Number of quilting stitches per inch (Place 2):

8

Distance between quilting lines (in inches):

1 inch

29.4.1. Motif/overall quilting patterns Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Patches outlined/in the ditch; Single parallel lines

29.4.3. Quilting in sashing/border Other quilting designs used.

Chevron design in the borders; 1.5 inches wide

30.1. Was Object commercially manufactured? 30.2. Was object made for a community outreach project? 30.2.1. If yes, organization made for 30.5. Any other features or notes about the quilt's appearance, materials or construction:

30.5: Name on attached fabric tag - JEMERSON

31.1. Fabric fiber types used in quilt back: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Cotton; Woven or homespun

31.2. Color of backing: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

White

31.3. Number of pieces in quilt back and back description if it doesn't fit DescBackF043.

5

31.3. Size of pieces: (inches)

94 x 31; 94 x 31; 94 x 31; 90 x 4.5; 4.5 x 4 inches

31.4. Description of back: 31.5. Fabric patterns, styles, motifs or print categories used in back 31.6. Backing fabric age significantly different than age of top? 31.7. Construction 31.8. Mechanism for display Use ctrl + click to choose more than on

Machine sewn; Solid/plain

1. Ownership of this quilt is:

Private

Name of Quilt Owner:

Patricia Middleton

State:

Arizona (AZ)

When was this object acquired? Under what circumstances?

c. 1995; found in a box in the closet of mother's house.

3. Quilt maker's name: Names must be listed last name first, followed by first name and middle name or initials; last name should be followed by a comma and space.

Jimerson, Sally Shepherd; Jemerson, Sally Shepherd

Gender: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Female

Birth date: Enter as mm-dd-yyyy or c.yyyy, e.g. c.1965.

09-12-1806

Death date: Enter as mm-dd-yyyy or c.yyyy, e.g. c.1965.

03-00-1879

Ethnic background/Tribal affiliation:

Protestant

Quilt maker's birth city:

Monmouth

Quilt maker's birth state:

New Jersey

9. Available sources for the quilt maker:

Middleton family tree. Patty Middleton found the quilt in her mother's things. Seems to have been made by her great-great-grandmother. Her mother (Helen) told her that her grandmother made quilts with a group at church.

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ACCESS AND COPYRIGHT INFORMATION FOR IMAGE: Choose whether this TIF is available to use other than in this database.

Restricted

FOR HOLDER OF COPYRIGHT, CONTACT: Enter the name of the person or institution that owns the copyright to the image.

Arizona Quilt Documentation Project

QUILT OWNER COUNTRY: Country of current quilt owner

United States