1911 Swatches of Gibson Girl Shirtwaist Batiste

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Pattern Names: One Patch
Top By: Mitchell, Eugenia
Quilted By: Mitchell, Eugenia
Period: 1976-1999
Date: 1970
Location Made: Golden, Colorado (CO) United States
Project Name: RMQM Permanent Collection
Contributor: Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum
ID Number: PQ.1991.001.053
Layout Format: One patch or allover
Quilt Size: 27.000 inches x 37.000 inches
Fabrics: Cotton, Rayon, Striped, Geometric, Floral
Construction: Machine Piecing
Quilting Techniques: Hand quilting
Purpose or Function: Personal enjoyment, Other
Other Notes: One of the original 101 quilts donated by Eugenia Mitchell of Golden, CO, to start the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum. This quilt is machine pieced of striped, flowered, and geometric fabrics in off-white. The batting is cotton. The binding is hand and machine attached purchased off-white rayon taffeta bias tape with rounded corners. The quilt is hand quilted overall in a fan pattern, using white silk thread. The stitching is an even 5 stitches to the inch. The backing is machine pieced off-white rayon fabric. This quilt was made from swatches of fabric from Eugenia Mitchell's Aunt Emma (or Mary) Hartmeister who was a dressmaker in St. Louis, Missouri. Ownership/History: Eugenia Mitchell of Golden, CO made the quilt in the 1970s out of fabric samples from her aunt, Emma Hartmeister, who was a dress maker in St. Louis, MO. Eugenia made the quilt "to preserve these fabrics." LocMade: Golden///CO//USA
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