Beautiful Canada


Quilt Index Record: 64-E6-11

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Country Heritage Park
InstProjNameF003a
Canada Packers Competition Collection 1979-97
InstInvContrNumF004
CPQC4-91

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Author/researcher
SourceOtherF006a
Judy Lyons, on behalf of Country Heritage Park
DateDataF006b
September 2012
interviewerF007e
Murray Stewart
locationF007f
CHP 8560 Tremaine Road, Milton, ON

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Beautiful Canada
OwnerNameF010
Beautiful Canada
OverallWidthF12a
75"
OverallLengthF012b
100"
ShapeEdgeF013
Rounded
ShapeCornersF013b
Rounded
PredomColorsF014
White
OverallColorF14b
Light or pastel colors
OverCondF015
Fair/worn
DamageF016
Dirty
Stains
TypeInscripF019
Other
OtherTypeInscripF019a
Embroidered
ContInscripF020
Embroidered with provincial flowers; Ottawa Peace Tower; old fashion dressed people
MethodInscripF021
Embroidery
LocInscripF022
other
OtherLocInscripF022a
Medallian Style
DateQuiltF023
1976-1999
DateBegunF023a
1982
DateFinishF023b
1982
FamDateF023c
1982

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Pictorial
SubjQuiltF025
Canadian Motifs
NumBlockF026
15
SizeBlockF027
9-1/4" x 8"
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
NumBlockPatF030
15
MedallionF031
37-1/2" x 26"
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
12" white quilted border with special Canadian motifs.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
pearl cotton for embroidery
EmbellTechF038f
Yes
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
UniqueF038h
Top is totally embroidered with provincial flowers; Ottawa Peace Tower; figures
PaperF038i
no
EmbMatF039
Cotton thread

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton or polyester blend
ColorBackingF040b
Yellow

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Cotton
ConstrucBindF046
Prairie Points
WidthBindF047
greater than one inch
BindWidthF047a
1-1/4" x 3-1/4" prairie points

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Polyester
BattLoftF048a
Medium (3/16?)

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrColorF049b
white
NumStitchedF050
11
NumStitchF051
11
WidthF051a
1/2" - 1"
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Grid diamond
Outline
DesignF052b
Other
DesignF052c
Other
DesignF052d
special maple leaves; key leaves; radiating straight lines; outline; small and large diamond cross hatch

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
clouds; walking path

Quiltmaker identification

MakerGroupNameF097
Drummond, Grace

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Monkton
ProvProvF057e
Ontario
ProvCountryF057f
Canada
AcquiredF058
Purchase
QuiltHistF059
This quilt was given to the OAAS and winner received $600.00. It competed at the Quinte Mitchell Fair. This quilt was the fourth annual Grand Champion Winner in 1982 for the Canada Packer Quilt Competition held in conjunction with the OAAS (Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies). The competition started in 1979 and completed in 1997. It is #4 of 19 quilts.

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Challenge or Contest entry
QDesignF060b
Artwork/wall hanging
PresUseF062
Exhibit
Museum collection

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Purchased new
TopSourceF064
Original to maker
CommSourceF064b
Many provicial flower patterns available
PattSourceF065
Public domain

Exhibition history of quilt

ExhibitListF067a
There is a booking list available onsite at Country Heritage Park, listing where the quilts were exhibited.

Contests entered

ContestListF071a
Mitchell Fair District 8

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Public
OwnerNameF082a
Country Heritage Park (Country Heritage Agricultural Society)
OwnerCityF084
Milton
OwnerProvinceF086a
Ontario
OwnerCountryF086b
Canada

Other source materials available for this quilt

RelItemsF088a
Many newspaper articles, DVD of Canada Packers representative who was instrumental in this original collection and the later collections, series of articles in The Canadian Quilter, A Quarterly Newsletter of the Canadian Quilters' Association/Association canadienne de la courtepointe.

Quiltmaker address

CountyF106
Monkton
ProvF107a
Ontario

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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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