The Gospel According to the Choir


Quilt Index Record: 22-42-88

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
InstProjNameF003a
Lands' End All-American Quilt Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
AFC 1997/011: Folder 9079 P1
InstInvContrNumF004a
afcqltle le133

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Quiltmaker
IfOtherF007d
Quiltmaker submitted information with quilt.

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
The Gospel According to the Choir
OverallWidthF12a
98 inches
OverallLengthF012b
68 inches
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new
DateQuiltF023
1976-1999
DateBegunF023a
1994
DateFinishF023b
1995

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Pictorial

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Other
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Reverse Applique
Hand Applique
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cotton

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
The following information was supplied by the quiltmaker: How did you choose the materials used in your quilt? "Fabrics chosen to resemble stained glass. Central figure's stole is Kenta cloth from Africa to reflect origins of this music tradition." How long have you been making quilts? "25 years." How did you learn to quilt? "Grandmother and self taught." What was your primary reason for entering the Lands' End contest? Do you frequently enter your quilts in competition? "All of the above. Yes, I do enter competitions frequently." 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."

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Seigel, Rebekka

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Owenton
ProvStateF057d
Kentucky (KY)
ProvCountryF057f
United States

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Challenge or Contest entry
Art or personal expression

Contests entered

ContestListF071a
This quilt was part of the Lands' End All-American Quilt Contest. 1996 Kentucky State 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
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Quilt Index
Resource Type
StillImage

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