Silk Biscuit Puff - Ida Martinez

AR.00027 Traditional Quilt Makers in New Mexico Survey

Silk Biscuit Puff by Ida Martinez. AR.00027: Traditional Quilt Makers in New Mexico Survey Project. Ida Martinez was born August 20, 1925, in Black Lake, New Mexico. The mother of twelve children, she was also the moving force behind the quilters group at the old church in Arroyo Seco. Asked why she made quilts, she replied "mostly to use scraps and clothes going to waste." She would often work on 4 to 7 quilts at a time. FIELD NOTES: Biscuit Puff Quilt by Ida Martinez, Arroyo Seco. "Silk Bisquit Puff," made of scraps.

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July 5 1985 Date created
April 19 2017 Date modified
Curatorial Category
Textiles-United States and Canada, Textiles and Dress

Related people
Museum of International Folk Art (was created by)
Jeannette Lasansky (was created by)