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Balloon quilt
Top By: Byles, Lula Irene
Quilted By: Lula Irene Byles (nee Wright)
Period: 1950-1975
Date: given to Jeff Flood in 1988 for his wedding
Location Made: Manitoba Canada
Contributor: Alberta Quilt Discovery Project
ID Number: 3-0291
Layout Format: Block pattern
Quilt Size: 73 1/2" x 91"
Fabrics: Cotton, Cotton or polyester blend, Conversation Prints, Dotted, Floral, Novelty, Paisley, Plaid, Print, Solid/plain, Stamped, Striped, brocade
Colors: Pink, Yellow
Construction: Hand Piecing, Machine Piecing, Hand Applique, Other novelty technique, Embroidery
Quilting Techniques: Hand quilting
Purpose or Function: Gift or presentation, Bedding, daily use
Description: Series of 19"squares 5 blocks long, 4 blocks wide, eight balloons in each square, hand embroidered strings on each balloon
Other Notes: Thornbury ON 1891, Rignold, MB 1916, Portage La Prairie 1960
Related Items/Publications: Quilt was in Flood family home for a number of years. Passed on to Jeff Flood upon his marriage to Donna Sharon Gearhart (nee Edmondson)
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