Duck Foot


Quilt Index Record: 4E-86-83

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum
InstProjNameF003a
RMQM Permanent Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
PQ.1991.001.074
InstInvContrNumF004a
CQC1138/B1889

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Duck Foot
AltNameF011
Bear's Paw Variation
OverallWidthF12a
81.000 inches
OverallLengthF012b
88.000 inches
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
ContInscripF020
Eugenia Mitchell
DateQuiltF023
1976-1999
DateFinishF023b
1976

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
ArrangeBlockF028
On point or rotated on 45 degrees
BordDescF034
Dim/Block: 13" x 13" Dim/Sash: none Dim/Border1: 2.75" Dim/Border2: 3.5" Dim/Border3: 3" Dim/Binding: Other Dim Dtls (see Descr)

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
Hand Piecing

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
White
Green
DescBackF043
Machine sewn

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Polyester

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
single cotton/poly
ThrColorF049b
white
NumStitchedF050
6
NumStitchF051
6
DesignF052a
Outline
Clamshell
DesignF052b
Cables
Vines
DesignF052d
sun with rays, heart, clover

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
RMQM Search Terms: Other Block: Other Sash: Other Border1: green, all borders butted Other Border2: red Other Border3: green Other Binding: top folded over Other Dim Dtls: Border4: 4.25", red ------------------------------------------------------- Other Artist Names/Info: Blocks pieced by Eugenia Mitchell ------------------------------------------------------- Other Medium/FiberT: Other Material/FabricT: Other Technique/Fab Prts: ------------------------------------------------------- Other Layout Fmt: ------------------------------------------------------- Other Piecing Techn: Other Appliq Techn: Other Novelty Techn: Other Embell Techn & Items: Unique Constr Techn: ------------------------------------------------------- Other Quilting Techn: QStitches/Inch Place1: 6 QStitches/Inch Place2: 6 Thread Type: single cotton/poly Thread Color: white Quilting Designs Used: outline, sun with rays, heart, clover and vine, cable, clamshell ------------------------------------------------------- Overall Color Scheme: Other PredomCol: Other QSpecificCol: ------------------------------------------------------- Batting: polyester Backing: machine-pieced cotton, white with green 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
Quiltmaker, Unknown
QuiltedByF055
Shultz, Mary Rose
Shultz, Teresa
OthPeopleF056
Mitchell, Eugenia

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Golden
ProvStateF057d
Colorado (CO)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Gift
QuiltHistF059
One of the original 101 quilts donated by Eugenia Mitchell of Golden, CO, to start the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum. This quilt is hand and machine pieced of solid red and green cotton fabrics with red and green borders. The batting is polyester. The binding is folded over from the top with mitered corners. The quilt is hand quilted around the pattern pieces and has floral, cable, clamshell, sunburst quilting designs in the plain blocks and the borders. The quilting is even at 6 stitches to the inch, done with white cotton/polyester thread. The backing is machine pieced white and green print cotton fabric. Ownership/History: The quilt blocks were purchased by Eugenia Mitchell at the Astor House Yard Sale in Golden, CO, in 1970. The blocks were pieced by Eugenia Mitchell. The quilt was quilted by Teresa and Mary Rose Shultz of Calhoun, KY. LocMade: unknown, Golden///CO//USA

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Unknown
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

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Roxburgh, Karen
dateverified
8
9
2008
CE

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