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Grand Army Autograph Quilt made by Anna Morgan, Grand Army Autograph Quilt made by Anna Morgan

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Cite this Quilt

Morgan, Ann. Grand Army Autograph Quilt made by Anna Morgan. 1888-1890. 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=38-36-2931. Accessed: 04/14/21

QUILT INDEX RECORD

38-36-2931

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.

Y040

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

2/6/1988

Where was the documentation day held?

Yuma

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.

Grand Army Autograph Quilt made by Anna Morgan

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

67"

Quilt Length: Enter how long the quilt is.

88"

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.

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.

Good/moderate use

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, Signature, Single

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

Anna Morgan 1888-1890

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.

1888-1890

14. Date of Quilt (pick one)

1876-1900

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

1888-1890

17. Layout format: if other use field OthSpacingF029a

Block pattern

18.1.1. Block pattern:

Grand Army Autograph Quilt made by Anna Morgan

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

32

Block size (LxW)

10.5 x 10.5

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

3.5" white cotton, plain strips 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.

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.

Machine Piecing

26.1. Embellishment techniques: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Embroidery

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

Outline chain stitch. Flag with 36 stars, red ,white, blue shield, red, white blue fabric in center of insignia

Unique binding?

The corners are butted. 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, Woven tape

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: 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

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

outline of embroidered motifs, all over grid. Double diagonal lines 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:

Interesting autograph quilt, many, many names and insignias. Much more research should be done.

Other fabric fiber types used in quilt back:

Muslin

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:

Stoa, Glenn

When was this object acquired? Under what circumstances?

The quilt was brought to Arizona in 1980.

2. Other related items such as publications, image, oral history, or ephemera:

Appraised in Seattle Washington in early 1960's for $1200

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.

Morgan, Anna

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

Female

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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

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.

Inherited from Aunt 1960