Parasol Lady

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Pattern Names: Parasol Lady
Quilter Group: Carr, Margaret
Period: 1976-1999
Date: 1979
Location Made: Fenelon Falls, Ontario Canada
Project Name: Canada Packers Competition Collection 1979-97
Contributor: Country Heritage Park
ID Number: CPQC1-91
Brackman Number: 47.65
Layout Format: Block pattern
Quilt Size: 68" x 90"
Fabrics: Cotton, Floral, Print, Solid/plain
Colors: Beige or Tan, Blue or Navy, Burgundy, Gold, Green, Lavender, Orange, Red, White, Yellow
Construction: Hand Applique, Embroidery, Embroidered parasols and hats; dress embellished with embroidery
Quilting Techniques: Hand quilting
Purpose or Function: Challenge or Contest entry, Not described, Bedding, special occasion
Other Notes: Bobcaygeon Fair District 4, chevron, double wave leaf motif, outline
Related Items/Publications: Many newspaper articles, DVD of Canada Packers representative who was instrumental in this collections, series of articles in The Canadian Quilter, A Quarterly Newsletter of the Canadian Quilters' Association/Association canadienne de la courtepointe.There are several newspaper clippings, and publishing. The quilt collection has been shown at shows outside the museum, which included the Canadian National Exhibition.
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