1000 Pyramids


Quilt Index Record: 4E-86-86

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum
InstProjNameF003a
RMQM Permanent Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
PQ.1991.001.078
InstInvContrNumF004a
CQC1096

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
AltNameF011
1000 Pyramids
OverallWidthF12a
69.000 inches
OverallLengthF012b
73.000 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Other
OtherShapeEdgeF013a
irregular
ShapeCornersF013b
Rounded
OverCondF015
Fair/worn

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
One patch or allover
BordDescF034
Dim/Block: 4" Dim/Sash: none Dim/Border1: none Dim/Border2: none Dim/Border3: none Dim/Binding: Other Dim Dtls (see Descr)

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Rayon
Cotton
Wool
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
Plaid
Checked
Striped
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Flannel
Cotton
DescBackF043
Machine sewn
Print

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Hand sewn

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Sheet
UniqueBattF048b
sheet blanket

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Tied or tufted
ThrTypeF049a
perle cotton
ThrColorF049b
pink

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
RMQM Search Terms: Other Block: Other Sash: Other Border1: Other Border2: Other Border3: Other Binding: hand-bound, bottom folded over 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: Other Embell Techn & Items: Unique Constr Techn: ------------------------------------------------------- Other Quilting Techn: QStitches/Inch Place1: QStitches/Inch Place2: Thread Type: perle cotton Thread Color: pink Quilting Designs Used: ------------------------------------------------------- Overall Color Scheme: Other PredomCol: Other QSpecificCol: ------------------------------------------------------- Batting: sheet blanket Backing: machine-pieced cotton flannel, print Edge Shape: irregular Corner Shape: rounded ------------------------------------------------------- Add'l Info re Q's Appear/Matls/Constr: Add'l Info re Q's Design/Sources:

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Quiltmaker, Unknown
QuiltedByF055
Quiltmaker, Unknown

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 machine pieced from solid, plaid, striped, and checked fabrics in blue, black, and pink. The batting is a sheet blanket. The binding is the backing folded to the top and hand attached with rounded corners. The quilt is tied with pink perle cotton. The backing is machine pieced tan and brown print cotton flannel. Ownership/History: Maker unknown. Purchased at a second-hand store by Eugenia Mitchell. LocMade: unknown

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Personal enjoyment
QDesignF060b
Bedding, special occasion
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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