Roman Square Variation


Quilt Index Record: 5A-9B-30

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Royal Alberta Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Royal Alberta Museum Permanent Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
H77.30.1

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Roman Square Variation
AltNameF011
Roman stripe zigzag
OverallWidthF12a
102.9 cm
OverallLengthF012b
167.9 cm
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Black
Brown
Red
OverallColorF14b
Dark colors
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DamageF016
Disintegration of fabric
Other
OtherDamageF016a
weight silk disintegrating
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
FamDateF023c
c. 1900
DateInfoF023f
SOme fabrics date to c. 1875 belonging to quilter's father. Backing added c. 1940's.

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
196
SizeBlockF027
13.2 cm square
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
BlockStyleF030a
Squares

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
Silk
Wool
FabricTypeF036
Sateen
Satin
Velvet
Other
FabPrintF037
Dotted
Floral
Plaid
Print
Solid/plain
Striped
UniqueF037b
Brocade
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
PaperF038i
no

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Silk
ColorBackingF040b
Purple
NumPiecesF042
2
WidthPiecesF042a
85 cm
DescBackF043
Hand sewn
Print
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Silk
ConstrucBindF046
Back turned to front
Hand sewn
Straight grain
WidthBindF047
half inch - one inch

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cannot tell
BattLoftF048a
Medium (3/16?)

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Tied or tufted
ThrTypeF049a
Wool
ThrColorF049b
Black

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
McGowan, Mrs. Gregon
QuiltedByF055
McGowan, Mrs. Gregon

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Blythe
ProvCountyF057b
Huron County
ProvProvF057e
Ontario
ProvCountryF057f
Canada
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
QuiltHistF059
Quilt was brought to Alberta in 1923. Mr. Moss was botanist at the University of Alberta.

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Unknown
QDesignF060b
Unknown

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Old clothes
TopSourceF064
Unknown
PattSourceF065
Public domain

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
H77.30.1
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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Resource Type
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