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Carolina Lily; Carolina Lily applique

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Cite this Quilt

Neff, Mar. Carolina Lily. From Arizona Quilt Documentation Project, Arizona Quilt Documentation Project; Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=38-36-2200. Accessed: 07/31/21

QUILT INDEX RECORD

38-36-2200

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

Arizona Quilt Documentation Project

Who documented this quilt?

Arizona Quilt Documentation Project; Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989

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.

F042

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

6/4/1988

Where was the documentation day held?

Flagstaff

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.

Carolina Lily

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

85"

Quilt Length: Enter how long the quilt is.

110"

4. Shape of edge (pick one)

Straight

5. Shape of Corners (pick one)

Rounded

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

Black; Green; Red; White; Yellow

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.

Very good/almost new

Other damage to quilt: 31.9. Damage to back of quilt (Page 7)

Moderate wear

17. Layout format: if other use field OthSpacingF029a

Block pattern

18.1.1. Block pattern:

Carolina Lily applique

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

18

Block size (LxW)

11.5x11.5

18.6 Spacing relative to other blocks:

Alternating with plain squares

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).

6"

22. Borders

1

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

6.5" appliqued border with butted corners.

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.

Dotted; Floral; Solid/plain

Other fiber, fabric or fabric print used:

Muslin weight

25.1 Piecing techniques (if none go to 25.2) Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Hand Piecing

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.

Hemming stitch

Unique binding?

The binding is the same on all sides.

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

Separate binding applied; Straight grain

27.5. Width of binding:

less than a half inch

If previously undefined, what is the width of the quilt binding:

.25"

28.1. Material used for quilt batting or filling:

Cotton

Other batting:

Seeds are visible in the batting.

29.2. Quilted by 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.

Neff, Mary

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

Hand quilting

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):

11

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

Outline of pieced shapes, Outline of appliqued pieces. Vine and leaf pattern 0.1875" apart (see sketch) in the sashing. Outline of vine in the border. The quilting stitches were even.

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:

Wonderful! Absolutely gorgeous Carolina Lily.

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

Cotton

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

Seamed

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

Same fabric used throughout

1. Ownership of this quilt is:

Private

Name of Quilt Owner:

Gibson, Norma J. Neff

When was this object acquired? Under what circumstances?

The quilt was previously owned by Eva DuBois (maker's sister), Perl DuBois Neff (married nephew of sister), Lois Williams Neff (married son of nephew). Gift from mother in 1988 in Nathrop, CO. The quilt was brought to Arizona in 1988.

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.

Neff, Mary

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

Female

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

10/07/1850

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

12/6/86, Topeka, KS

Ethnic background/Tribal affiliation:

German/English

Quilt maker's birth city:

Medina

Quilt maker's country of birth

United States

City:

Lawrence

State:

Kansas (KS)

Country:

United States

Quilt maker's maiden name

Speer

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

STATE: Enter the name of the state where the quilt was made. Skip the question if you don't know where the quilt was made.

Kansas (KS)

COUNTRY: Enter the name of the country where the quilt was made. Skip the question if you don't know where the quilt was made.

United States

HOW WAS QUILT ACQUIRED BY OWNER: Choose the best description for how the owner acquired the quilt. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one. Skip the question if you don't know how the owner acquired the quilt.

Gift

ANY ADDITIONAL STORIES OR NOTES ABOUT THE QUILT'S OWNERSHIP OR HISTORY: Describe anything about the history of the quilt that wasn't already recorded in a previous field.

Made quilt large for a high brass bed that is still being used by the family.

OTHER RELATIONSHIP TO SOURCE: If you chose Other, for the relationship to the source, describe the relationship here.

Owner is granddaughter of nephew of sister.