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Broderie Perse. Pre-1864. 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=38-36-2478. Accessed: 07/31/21

QUILT INDEX RECORD

38-36-2478

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.

SC010

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

11/1/1987

Where was the documentation day held?

Sun City

1. Type of quilt object

Finished quilt

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

110"

Quilt Length: Enter how long the quilt is.

112"

4. Shape of edge (pick one)

Straight

Other shape of corners: If you chose Other, please describe the corner treatment.

Square corners

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

Blue or Navy; Brown; Green; Red; White

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.

Excellent/like new

14. Date of Quilt (pick one)

1850-1875

Date quilt completed: Enter as mm-dd-yyyy or c.yyyy, e.g. c.1965.

Pre-1864

17. Layout format: if other use field OthSpacingF029a

Medallion or framed center

18.1.1. Block pattern:

Broderie Perse

18.1.5. Brackman #

Reference Source Used: Judy Rehmel

18.3 Medallion. Describe the medallion here using all the fields in 18.3 section.

45x41.75

18.5. Arrangement of quilt blocks: block orientation:

Straight

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

2.75-21-8, chintz. Plain strips, Appliqued with mitered 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.

Print; Solid/plain

Other fiber, fabric or fabric print used:

Chintz cut outs, chintz border prints, muslin weight

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

Hand Applique

Unique binding?

Homemade tape. The corners are mitered. 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

28.1. Material used for quilt batting or filling:

Cotton

28.2. Batting loft:

Thin

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):

9

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

10

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

All over grid-.5" diamond. Diagonal lines .5" apart 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:

An excellent example of broderie perse. Some age stains, very few worn places.

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

Cotton

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.

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:

Richards, Marjorie

When was this object acquired? Under what circumstances?

The quilt was previously owned by James N. Bull, Milton Ezra Bull (son of James), Effie Maude Bull (daughter of Milton), James Leland Bull (Effie's brother). Inherited (or gift) from father (James Leland Bull) in 1982. The quilt was brought to Arizona in 1985 when owner moved to AZ.

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

EXHIBITIONS (LIST ALL): List all known exhibits where this quilt has been displayed including: Title, Location, Dates, Venue of Exhibit and Catalog Title or publications, if applicable. Use this field for all information.

Quilt was exhibited in a museum in Tacoma, Washington, and displayed in the Lane County Museum in Eugene, Oregon in 1985.

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.

Georgia (GA)

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.

Inheritance

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.

Family lore indicateds that James N. Bull, member of Sherman's army, "liberated" (looted) the quilt somewhere between Atlanta and Savannah during Gen. Sherman's infamous march to the sea.

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

Original owner is current owner's great-grandfather.