Bow Tie


Quilt Index Record: 4E-86-89

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum
InstProjNameF003a
RMQM Permanent Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
PQ.1991.001.082
InstInvContrNumF004a
CQC1133

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Bow Tie
AltNameF011
Bow Tie
OverallWidthF12a
33.500 inches
OverallLengthF012b
53.500 inches
ShapeCornersF013b
Rounded
OverCondF015
Fair/worn
ContInscripF020
Eugenia Mitchell
LocInscripF022
other
OtherLocInscripF022a
front corner
DateQuiltF023
Timespan
DateBegunF023a
1900
DateFinishF023b
1979

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
BordDescF034
Dim/Block: 6.75" x 6.75" Dim/Sash: none Dim/Border1: none Dim/Border2: none Dim/Border3: none Dim/Binding: 0.25" Other Dim Dtls (see Descr)

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
Floral
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
Hand Piecing

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Pink
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Cotton
ConstrucBindF046
Machine sewn
Hand sewn
Bias grain

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Sheet
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)
UniqueBattF048b
sheet blanket

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
single cotton
ThrColorF049b
white
NumStitchedF050
6
NumStitchF051
6
DesignF052a
Echo
DesignF052b
Floral

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
RMQM Search Terms: Other Block: 40 blocks Other Sash: Other Border1: Other Border2: Other Border3: Other Binding: hand/machine-bound, bias, pink cotton 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: 6 QStitches/Inch Place2: 6 Thread Type: single cotton Thread Color: white Quilting Designs Used: floral, corner blocks are echoed ------------------------------------------------------- Overall Color Scheme: Other PredomCol: Other QSpecificCol: ------------------------------------------------------- Batting: thin sheet blanket Backing: whole pink cotton Edge Shape: 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
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 and flowered fabrics in yellow and pink. The batting is a sheet blanket. The binding is purchased pink cotton bias tape with rounded corners. The quilt is hand quilted around the pattern pieces and with a floral motif in the bows and the corner blocks. The quilting is even at 5 to 6 stitches to the inch, using white cotton thread. The backing is pink cotton wholecloth. Ownership/History: Original maker unknown. Eugenia Mitchell purchased the quilt at a resale shop in Denver, CO for $40. She then dismantled it and reassembled it into two separate quilts. The second of the two quilts is PQ.1991.001.081 in the RMQM collection. Quilt top c. 1900. 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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dateverified
8
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2008
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