Women's Suffrage Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 4E-86-23

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum
InstProjNameF003a
RMQM Permanent Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
PQ.1993.009.001
InstInvContrNumF004a
CQC2708

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
TypeObjOtherF008a
Quilt, Medallion
QuiltTitleF009
Women's Suffrage Quilt
OverallWidthF12a
inches
OverallLengthF012b
inches
ShapeCornersF013b
Other
OtherShapeCornerF013c
mitered
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new
ContInscripF020
Made by Margie Mudd 8-93 Arvada, CO
LocInscripF022
on back
DateQuiltF023
1976-1999
DateFinishF023b
1993

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Medallion or framed center
SubjQuiltF025
Animal - bird; People; Flags
BordDescF034
Dim/Block: 16.5" x 17.5" medallion Dim/Sash: Dim/Border1: 2.75" Dim/Border2: none Dim/Border3: none Dim/Binding: 0.5" Other Dim Dtls (see Descr)

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton or polyester blend
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Plaid
Geometric
Floral
Dotted
Checked
Striped
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
EmbellTechF038f
Yes
ConstrucF038g
Photography/ photo transfer

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
White
Red

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Polyester
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Machine quilting
ThrTypeF049a
cotton/nylon
ThrColorF049b
off white
DesignF052a
In-the-ditch
Outline

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
RMQM Search Terms: Other Block: center medallion surrounded by blocks of various sizes The blocks have photo transfers of women who were important in the women's suffrage movement. Other Sash: Other Border1: blue with geometric print Other Border2: Other Border3: Other Binding: hand/machine-bound, bias, blue Other Dim Dtls: ------------------------------------------------------- Other Artist Names/Info: ------------------------------------------------------- Other Medium/FiberT: Other Material/FabricT: Other Technique/Fab Prts: ------------------------------------------------------- Other Layout Fmt: ------------------------------------------------------- Other Piecing Techn: Other Appliq Techn: Other Novelty Techn: photo transfer Other Embell Techn & Items: Unique Constr Techn: ------------------------------------------------------- Other Quilting Techn: QStitches/Inch Place1: QStitches/Inch Place2: Thread: cotton/nylon, off-white Quilting Designs Used: outline, in the ditch ------------------------------------------------------- Overall Color Scheme: Other PredomCol: Other QSpecificCol: ------------------------------------------------------- Batting: thin polyester Backing: whole cotton, white with red print Edge Shape: Corner Shape: mitered ------------------------------------------------------- Add'l Info re Q's Appear/Matls/Constr: Add'l Info re Q's Design/Sources:

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Mudd, Margie
QuiltedByF055
Mudd, Margie

Quilt provenance

ProvStateF057d
Colorado (CO)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Gift
QuiltHistF059
This quilt celebrates the women's suffrage movement. It includes pictures of important women in American history. HowAcquired: Donated to the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum by the maker Ownership/History: Made by Margie Mudd, a high school teacher from Arvada, CO, in August 1993 for a "100 Years of Women's History" exhibit. LocMade: Arvada///CO//USA

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Commemorative
QDesignF060b
Unknown
PresUseF062
Museum collection

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Public Museum, Library or Institution
OwnerNameF082a
Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum
OwnerCityF084
Golden
OwnerStateF086
Colorado (CO)
OwnerCountryF086b
United States
SourceInfoF088b
RMQM

Image Information

ImageConF075a
whole quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Digital
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum
CreditLineF080b
Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum
CopyRestF080c
RMQM
DistribRestF080d
RMQM
DisplayResF080e
RMQM
LicenseF080f
RMQM

File Information

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

data verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Roxburgh, Karen
dateverified
8
8
2008
CE

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