Crazy Quilt


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

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Royal Alberta Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Royal Alberta Museum Permanent Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
H84.61.1

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Crazy Quilt
OverallWidthF12a
166 cm
OverallLengthF012b
210 cm
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OtherShapeEdgeF013a
Embroidery
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Blue or Navy
Brown
Pink
Red
OverallColorF14b
Bright or primary colors
OverCondF015
Fair/worn
DamageF016
Disintegration of fabric
Fold marks or creases
Stains
Other
OtherDamageF016a
weighted silk deteriorating
RepairsF017
Stabilized with netting
RepairHistF018
Conservation work doen on 17 patches
DateQuiltF023
1901-1929
DateBegunF023a
c. 1911
DateFinishF023b
c. 1911
FamDateF023c
c. 1911
DateInfoF023f
Entered in 1912 Clagary Stampede Exhibition

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Crazy
NumBlockF026
20
SizeBlockF027
41.9 cm square
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
BlockStyleF030a
Squares

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Silk
FabricTypeF036
Chintz
Sateen
Satin
Velvet
FabPrintF037
Dotted
Floral
Plaid
Print
Solid/plain
Striped
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
PaperF038i
no
EmbMatF039
Wool thread

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Green
Maroon
Turquoise or Teal
NumPiecesF042
2
WidthPiecesF042a
84 cm, 82.5 cm
DescBackF043
Hand sewn
Print
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Other
UniqueBindF045a
None
ConstrucBindF046
Edges turned in/ no separate binding

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
No filling

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Not quilted

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Pringle, May

Quilt provenance

ProvProvF057e
Alberta
ProvCountryF057f
Canada
AcquiredF058
Made by owner
QuiltHistF059
Won 1st prize at the 1st Calgary Stampede in 1912.

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Challenge or Contest entry
QDesignF060b
Unknown

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Unknown
TopSourceF064
Unknown
PattSourceF065
Unknown

Exhibition history of quilt

ExhibitListF067a
Calgary Stampede Exhibition 1912

Contests entered

ContestListF071a
Won 1st place in 1912 Calgary Stampede Exhibition

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

GenderF098
Female
BirthplaceCountryF098d
Canada
EnviroF104c

Quiltmaker address

CountryF108
Canada

Image Information

InvenNumF075
H84.61.1
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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Quilt Index
Resource Type
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