Square in Squares


Quilt Index Record: 5A-9B-2C

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Royal Alberta Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Royal Alberta Museum Permanent Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
H84.29.3

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Square in Squares
AltNameF011
Utility Quilt
OverallWidthF12a
164.5 cm
OverallLengthF012b
191.5 cm
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Brown
OverallColorF14b
One color/monochromatic
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DamageF016
Dirty
Stains
Tears or holes
Other
OtherDamageF016a
Cigarette burn on back
DateQuiltF023
1901-1929
FamDateF023c
c. 1920's

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
56
SizeBlockF027
19.5 cm square
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Alternating with plain squares
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
Brown wool

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Wool
FabricTypeF036
Linsey-woolsey
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
Other
UniqueF037b
Tweed
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
PaperF038i
no

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Blue or Navy
Gold
Green
Red
NumPiecesF042
2
WidthPiecesF042a
84.3 cm, 82.4 cm
DescBackF043
Hand sewn
Print
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Edges turned in/ no separate binding

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cannot tell
BattLoftF048a
Thick (More than 3/16?)

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Tied or tufted
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
Beige

Quilt provenance

ProvCountryF057f
Canada

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Unknown
QDesignF060b
Unknown

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Unknown
TopSourceF064
Unknown
PattSourceF065
Unknown

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Public Museum, Library or Institution
OwnerNameF082a
Royal Alberta Museum
OwnerCityF084
Edmonton
OwnerProvinceF086a
Alberta
OwnerCountryF086b
Canada
OwnerZipF087
T5N0M6

Quiltmaker personal information

GenderF098BirthplaceCountryF098d
Canada
EnviroF104c

Quiltmaker address

CountryF108
Canada

Image Information

InvenNumF075
H84.29.3
ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Digital
photocredit079a1
Lucie Heins
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Royal Alberta Museum
CreditLineF080b
Lucie Heins
CopyRestF080c
Contact: Curator/Assistant Curator Western Canadian History Royal Alberta Museum 780-453-9176
DistribRestF080d
Contact: Curator/Assistant Curator Western Canadian History Royal Alberta Museum 780-453-9176
DisplayResF080e
Contact: Curator/Assistant Curator Western Canadian History Royal Alberta Museum 780-453-9176
LicenseF080f
Contact: Curator/Assistant Curator Western Canadian History Royal Alberta Museum 780-453-9176

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Contributing Institutions
MATRIX: Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University, Michigan State University Museum, Alliance For American Quilts
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Resource Type
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