Log Cabin Quilt

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Pattern Names: Courthouse Steps
Top By: Mary Jane McDonald
Period: 1876-1900
Date: c. 1897
Location Made: Nova Scotia Canada
Project Name: Royal Alberta Museum Permanent Collection
Contributor: Royal Alberta Museum
ID Number: H05.2.1
Layout Format: Block pattern
Quilt Size: 150 cm x 169.5 cm
Fabrics: Silk, Velvet, Print, Solid/plain
Colors: Beige or Tan, Black, Brown
Construction: Hand Piecing
Quilting Techniques: Tied or tufted
Purpose or Function: Gift or presentation, Unknown
Other Notes: The quilt was one of two Mary Jane McDonald created for two of her granddaughters. On Mary Jane's death, this quilt was left to her granddaughter Winifred Viola Macdonald, then in her 8th year. Winifred gave the quilt to her daughter Audrey Marion Turton who passed it on to her son Keith Douglas Turton who then donated it to the Royal Alberta Museum in December 2004, approximately 100 years after the quilt was created.
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