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QUILT INDEX RECORD

38-36-2672

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

Arizona Quilt Documentation Project Number:

T167

When was the documentation day held? Or when was the form collected?

1/9/1988

Where was the documentation day held?

Tucson Park Mall

1. Type of quilt object

Finished quilt

3. Quilt Width:

82"

3. Quilt Length:

77"

4. Shape of edge:

Straight

Describe the corners:

Square corners

7. Predominant Color(s):

Green; Red; White

9. Overall condition:

Fair/worn

Other damage to quilt:

Heavy wear/fragile/faded

14. Date of Quilt:

1800-1849

Date quilt completed:

c. early 1800's

17. Layout format:

Block pattern

18.1.1. Block pattern:

Floral Sampler

18.1.2. Alternate name(s) for block pattern in common use:

Applique

18.1.5. Brackman # or Other source & #:

Reference Source Used: Judy Rehmel

18.2. Number of quilt blocks:

9

Size of quilt blocks:

13x13

18.5. Arrangement of quilt blocks: block orientation:

Straight

18.6 Spacing relative to other blocks:

Separated by plain sashing

20. Sashing width:

5.75" white muslin

22. Borders:

2

22.2. Border descriptions:

1) 2 sides 3 3/8", 2 sides 5.75", 2) 3 sides 8.2"5, 1 side 8.75". White, red, green. One plain stuffed, one appliqued. Corners are butted.

23. Fiber used in quilt tops:

Cotton

24. Fabric patterns, styles, motifs, or print categories used in quilt top:

Floral; Geometric; Solid/plain

Other fiber, fabric or fabric print types used:

Muslin weight

25.2 Applique techniques:

Blanket, buttonhole, or other decorative applique stitch; Hand Applique

25.4 Other construction technique:

Applique blocks have all pieces outlined by tiny blanket stitches. Pieces applied with whip stitch. 3 are stuffed-others not!

26.2 Embellishment materials used in top:

Cotton thread

Unique binding materials?

The corners are rounded. The binding is the same on all sides.

27.3. Construction techniques used in binding:

Separate binding applied; Straight grain; Home cut

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

28.2. Batting loft:

Thin

29.3. Quilting technique used:

Hand quilting

29.3.1. Thread type:

Cotton

29.3.1. Thread color:

White

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

10

Other quilting designs used:

.25" diagonal lines. Princess feather-background filled w/diagonal lines in the sashing. Triple diagonal lines in the border. The quilting stitches were even.

31.1. Fabric fiber types used in quilt back:

Woven or homespun

Other fabric fiber types used in quilt back:

Muslin

31.3. Number of pieces in quilt back:

Seamed

31.4. Description of back:

Same fabric used throughout

30. Quilt notes and observations:

Binding worn and missing in places. Brown stains. A real treasure.

1. Ownership of this quilt is:

Private

Name of Quilt Owner:

Swisher, Dorothy Thurmond

How was this quilt acquired?

Inheritance

When was this object acquired? Under what circumstances?

The quilt was brought to Arizona after great cousin's (Ola Carlisle Estes) death c1960, owner's sister brought quilt to Coolidge. The quilt was previously owned by Ola Carlisle Estes. Inherited from great cousin Ola Crlisle Estes c1960.

Access and copyright information:

Restricted

Copyright holder:

Arizona Quilt Documentation Project

Where the quilt was made, city:

Columbia

Where the quilt was made, county:

Boone

Where the quilt was made, state:

Missouri (MO)

Where the quilt was made, country:

United States

Describe anything about the history of the quilt that wasn't already recorded in a previous field:

May have been made by maternal great grandmother (Mrs. Carlisle) but unsure.

Cite this Quilt

Applique. c. early 1800's. 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=38-36-2672. Accessed: 06/16/24