Sabbath Eve


Quilt Index Record: 22-42-85

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
InstProjNameF003a
Lands' End All-American Quilt Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
AFC 1997/011: Folder 9051 P1
InstInvContrNumF004a
afcqltle le130

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Quiltmaker
IfOtherF007d
Quiltmaker submitted information with quilt.

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Sabbath Eve
OverallWidthF12a
63 inches
OverallLengthF012b
54 inches
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new
DateQuiltF023
1976-1999
DateBegunF023a
Spring, 1993
DateFinishF023b
Spring, 1994

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Pictorial

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cotton or polyester blend

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
The following information was supplied by the quiltmaker: If your quilt is based on a traditional pattern or an earlier quilt, what is the name of the pattern? Where did you learn the pattern? "It's an original adaptation of a 'Wedding Ring,'" learned from "books." How did you choose the materials used in your quilt? "I love printed cotton and worked in a fabric store at the time." How long have you been making quilts? "22 years" How did you learn to quilt? "Self taught." What was your primary reason for entering the Lands' End contest? Do you frequently enter your quilts in competition? "Personal goal, public regognition, prize money; however, I don't often enter competitions." Has being a winner in the Land's End contest made a difference in your life? Has it changed the way you look at your work as a quilt maker? "No, it was just nice to be recognized in that way."

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
McWilliams, Margaret

Quilt provenance

ProvCountyF057b
Montgomery and Frederick Counties
ProvStateF057d
Maryland (MD)
ProvCountryF057f
United States

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Challenge or Contest entry
Art or personal expression
Other
OtherF060a
religious/spiritual motivation
QDesignF060b
Artwork/wall hanging

Contests entered

ContestListF071a
This quilt was part of the Lands' End All-American Quilt Contest. 1996 Judges' Choice Winner

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerCountryF086b
United States

Other source materials available for this quilt

RelItemsF088a

a Essay Historical Background

description
This quilt is part of the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress "Quilts and Quiltmaking in American: 1978-1996 exhibit. It was winner in the Lands' End All-American Quilt Contest.

Image Information

ImageConF075a
whole quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Slide
SourceSizeF078
35mm
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
American Folklife Center, Library of Congress. Email: folklife@loc.gov

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Contributing Institutions
MATRIX: Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University, Michigan State University Museum, Alliance For American Quilts
Publisher
Quilt Index
Resource Type
StillImage

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