String of Beads


Quilt Index Record: 64-E6-18

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Country Heritage Park
InstProjNameF003a
Canada Packers Competition Collection 1979-97
InstInvContrNumF004
CPQC10-91

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
String of Beads
OwnerNameF010
String of Beads
OverallWidthF12a
77"
OverallLengthF012b
97"
ShapeEdgeF013
Rounded
ShapeCornersF013b
Rounded
PredomColorsF014
Brown
Cream
Turquoise or Teal
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Very good/almost new
DateQuiltF023
1976-1999
DateBegunF023a
1988
DateFinishF023b
1988
FamDateF023c
1988

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
SpacingF029
Other
OtherSpaceF029a
tea leaf appliqued flowers (32) 8 point flowers with a connecting leaf chain creates an alternating solid block, Ground is whole cloth white
BlockStyleF030a
Same block throughout
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
Created using scallop quilting

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton or polyester blend
FabricTypeF036
Broadcloth
FabPrintF037
Print
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique
ConstrucF038d
Other novelty technique
EmbellTechF038f
No

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton or polyester blend
ColorBackingF040b
Cream

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Cotton or polyester blend
ConstrucBindF046
Front turned to back
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Polyester
BattLoftF048a
Medium (3/16?)

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrColorF049b
white
NumStitchedF050
7
NumStitchF051
7
WidthF051a
1/2" - 1"
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Double parallel lines
Grid/crosshatch
In-the-ditch
Outline
DesignF052b
Other
DesignF052c
Other
DesignF052d
The wholecloth ground is heavily quilted with hearts and crosshatch inside of the alternating plain blocks

Quiltmaker identification

MakerGroupNameF097
Carnegie, Alice

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Brooklin
ProvProvF057e
Ontario
ProvCountryF057f
Canada
AcquiredF058
Purchase
ProvenanceF058a
This quilt was given to the OAAS and winner received $600.00. It competed at the Brooklin Fair which was the first step to becoming a grand champion winner. The competition started in 1979 and completed in 1997. It is #11 of 19 quilts.
QuiltHistF059
Brooklin Fair District 4

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Challenge or Contest entry
PresUseF062
Exhibit
Museum collection

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Purchased new
TopSourceF064
Public domain/traditional pattern
Unknown
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. There are many newspaper articles available and photos of winners receiving ribbons. Was also shown at the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE).

Contests entered

ContestListF071a
Brooklin Fair District 4

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 personal information

GenderF098
Female

Quiltmaker address

ProvF107a
Ontario
CountryF108
Canada

File Information

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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