Alphabet Crib Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 4E-86-D8

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum
InstProjNameF003a
RMQM Permanent Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
PQ.2002.016.005
InstInvContrNumF004a
CQC8391

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
TypeObjOtherF008a
Quilt, Crib
QuiltTitleF009
Alphabet Crib Quilt
AltNameF011
Alphabet
OverallWidthF12a
34.000 inches
OverallLengthF012b
42.500 inches
ShapeCornersF013b
Other
OtherShapeCornerF013c
mitered
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
ContInscripF020
Eugenia Mitchell
LocInscripF022
other
OtherLocInscripF022a
front lower corner
DateQuiltF023
1976-1999
DateFinishF023b
1988

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Wholecloth
BordDescF034
Dim/Block: Dim/Sash: none Dim/Border1: none Dim/Border2: none Dim/Border3: none Dim/Binding: 0.75" Other Dim Dtls (see Descr)

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Other

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Red

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Other
ConstrucBindF046
Machine sewn
Bias grain

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Polyester
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
synthetic
NumStitchedF050
5
NumStitchF051
5
DesignF052a
In-the-ditch
DesignF052d
diagonal grid, 2 line diamond cable

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
RMQM Search Terms: Other Block: pre-printed panel of animals and alphabet; hand embroidery around designs gives dimensional effect Other Sash: Other Border1: Other Border2: Other Border3: Other Binding: machine applied, bias, red polyester Other Dim Dtls: ------------------------------------------------------- Other Artist Names/Info: ------------------------------------------------------- Other Medium/FiberT: Other Material/FabricT: Other Technique/Fab Prts: alphabet/animal print ------------------------------------------------------- Other Layout Fmt: ------------------------------------------------------- Other Piecing Techn: Other Appliq Techn: Other Novelty Techn: Other Embell Techn & Items: hand embroidery: outline, buttonhole, french knots Unique Constr Techn: ------------------------------------------------------- Other Quilting Techn: QStitches/Inch Place1: 5 QStitches/Inch Place2: 5 Thread Type: Synthetic Thread Color: Quilting Designs Used: in ditch, diagonal grid, 2 line diamond cable ------------------------------------------------------- Overall Color Scheme: Other PredomCol: Other QSpecificCol: ------------------------------------------------------- Batting: thin polyester Backing: red dotted 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
Mitchell, Eugenia

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Golden
ProvStateF057d
Colorado (CO)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Gift
QuiltHistF059
Eugenia Mitchell made this alphabet crib quilt in 1988. She used a pre-printed panel of animals and alphabet and borders, adding hand embroidery around the designs to give a dimensional effect. Name and date are embroidered in lower corner. HowAcquired: Donated to the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum by Linda Bick (maker's granddaughter) of Kirkwood, MO. Ownership/History: Made by Eugenia Mitchell of Golden, CO, in 1988. LocMade: Golden/Jefferson//CO//United States.

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
13
2008
CE

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