Friendship


Quilt Index Record: 4E-86-8C

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum
InstProjNameF003a
RMQM Permanent Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
PQ.1991.001.088
InstInvContrNumF004a
CQC1087

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Friendship
AltNameF011
Friendship
OverallWidthF12a
76.000 inches
OverallLengthF012b
90.500 inches
ShapeCornersF013b
Other
OtherShapeCornerF013c
mitered
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
ContInscripF020
Eugenia Mitchell
LocInscripF022
other
OtherLocInscripF022a
front bottom right
DateQuiltF023
1976-1999
DateBegunF023a
1980
DateFinishF023b
1981

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
SubjQuiltF025
Nature - Flowers
BordDescF034
Dim/Block: 14.5" x 14.5" Dim/Sash: none Dim/Border1: 2" Dim/Border2: Dim/Border3: Dim/Binding: Other Dim Dtls (see Descr)

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Other
FabPrintF037
Striped
Solid/plain
Geometric
Floral
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Other applique
EmbellTechF038f
Yes
ConstrucF038g
Other embellishment technique

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
DescBackF043
Machine sewn

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Cotton
ConstrucBindF046
Straight grain
Hand sewn

Quilt batting

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

Quilting description

ThrTypeF049a
single cotton
NumStitchedF050
4
NumStitchF051
4
DesignF052b
Floral
DesignF052d
geometric

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
RMQM Search Terms: Other Block: 30 blocks; each one contains one or more signatures Other Sash: Other Border1: Other Border2: Other Border3: Other Binding: hand-bound, straight, gold cotton, top folded over Other Dim Dtls: ------------------------------------------------------- Other Artist Names/Info: ------------------------------------------------------- Other Medium/FiberT: Other Material/FabricT: knit; crochet Other Technique/Fab Prts: ------------------------------------------------------- Other Layout Fmt: ------------------------------------------------------- Other Piecing Techn: Other Appliq Techn: whipped Other Novelty Techn: Other Embell Techn & Items: hand embroidery; crochet; ink signatures Unique Constr Techn: ------------------------------------------------------- Other Quilting Techn: QStitches/Inch Place1: 4 QStitches/Inch Place2: 4 Thread: single cotton Quilting Designs Used: floral; geometric ------------------------------------------------------- Overall Color Scheme: Other PredomCol: Other QSpecificCol: ------------------------------------------------------- Batting: thin sheet blanket Backing: machine-pieced cotton 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
Mitchell, Eugenia
QuiltedByF055
Coffelt, Shirley
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 and appliqued of solid, striped, flowered, geometric, and knit fabrics in blue, off-white, and gold, with a gold border, and embroidered and crocheted decoration. The batting is a sheet blanket. The binding is the top folded over and hand attached with mitered corners. The quilt is hand quilted around the pattern pieces and with geometric and floral patterns. The quilting is even at 4 stitches to the inch, done with cotton thread. The backing is machine pieced cotton. Ownership/History: The star blocks were made by Shirley Coffelt. The other blocks were made by various unknown artists. Quilted by Eugenia Mitchell for her 77th birthday and signed by her friends from Iowa, Illinois, Ohio, Kentucky, Nebraska, and Colorado. LocMade: various

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Autograph or friendship
QDesignF060b
Other
OtherQDesignF061a
Keepsake/Momento
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

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yes
verifiedby
Roxburgh, Karen
dateverified
8
9
2008
CE

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