Bowie Tie


Quilt Index Record: 4E-86-87

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum
InstProjNameF003a
RMQM Permanent Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
PQ.1991.001.080
InstInvContrNumF004a
CQC1111

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Bowie Tie
AltNameF011
Bow Tie
OverallWidthF12a
66.500 inches
OverallLengthF012b
74.000
ShapeEdgeF013
Other
ShapeCornersF013b
Other
OtherShapeCornerF013c
1 mitered, 3 rounded
OverCondF015
Poor/very worn
DateQuiltF023
1901-1929
DateFinishF023b
1910

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
ArrangeBlockF028
On point or rotated on 45 degrees
BordDescF034
Dim/Block: 5" Dim/Sash: none Dim/Border1: none Dim/Border2: none Dim/Border3: none Dim/Binding: 0.5" Other Dim Dtls (see Descr)

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
Geometric
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
White
DescBackF043
Hand sewn

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Cotton
ConstrucBindF046
Hand sewn

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cotton

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
single cotton
ThrColorF049b
white
NumStitchedF050
4
NumStitchF051
5
DesignF052a
Single parallel lines

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
RMQM Search Terms: Other Block: 90 pieced blocks, alternating with white squares and triangles to finish Other Sash: Other Border1: Other Border2: Other Border3: Other Binding: hand-bound, multi-stripped cotton, red/white/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: Other Embell Techn & Items: Unique Constr Techn: ------------------------------------------------------- Other Quilting Techn: QStitches/Inch Place1: 4 QStitches/Inch Place2: 5 Thread Type: single cotton Thread Color: white Quilting Designs Used: 0.5" parallel lines ------------------------------------------------------- Overall Color Scheme: Other PredomCol: Other QSpecificCol: ------------------------------------------------------- Batting: cotton Backing: handsewn, pieced white cotton Edge Shape: Corner Shape: 1 mitered, 3 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 hand pieced of solid and geometric fabrics in red and white. The batting is cotton. The binding is hand attached striped cotton with mitered and rounded corners. The quilt is hand quilted overall in diagonal patterns. The quilting is uneven at 3 to 5 stitches to the inch, using white cotton thread. The backing is hand pieced white cotton. Ownership/History: Maker unknown. Eugenia Mitchell purchased the quilt at a thrift store in Denver, CO for $20 in May 1983. LocMade: unknown

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
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