Sawtooth Variation


Quilt Index Record: 5A-9B-32

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Royal Alberta Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Royal Alberta Museum Permanent Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
H84.29.1

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Sawtooth Variation
OverallWidthF12a
174 cm
OverallLengthF012b
192 cm
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Red
White
OverallColorF14b
Two color
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DamageF016
Dirty
Fading
Stains
Tears or holes
Other
OtherDamageF016a
Yellowing of white fabric
DateQuiltF023
1901-1929
FamDateF023c
c. 1900

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Medallion or framed center
SizeBlockF027
cm square
SpacingF029
Separated by diagonal sashing
Separated by pieced pattern sashing
Other
OtherSpaceF029a
Sawtooth sashing
MedallionF031
Square within square within square
SashWidthF032
4.5 cm
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
Alternating white and red strips

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Broadcloth
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Other applique

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
White
NumPiecesF042
3
WidthPiecesF042a
3.5 cm, 86 cm, 84.5 cm
DescBackF043
Hand sewn
Same fabric used throughout
Solid/plain

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Cotton
ConstrucBindF046
Front turned to back
Hand sewn
Straight grain
WidthBindF047
half inch - one inch

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cannot tell
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
6
NumStitchF051
6
WidthF051a
1.3 cm
KnotsF051b
yes
DesignF052a
All-over-design
Elbow/fan

Quilt provenance

ProvCountryF057f
Canada

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Unknown
QDesignF060b
Unknown

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Unknown
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

GenderF098BirthplaceCountryF098d
Canada
EnviroF104c

Quiltmaker address

CountryF108
Canada

Image Information

InvenNumF075
H84.29.1
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
Publisher
Quilt Index
Resource Type
StillImage

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