Virginia Wreath


Quilt Index Record: 64-E6-21

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Country Heritage Park
InstProjNameF003a
Canada Packers Competition Collection 1979-97
InstInvContrNumF004
CPQC15-93

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
Virginia Wreath
OwnerNameF010
Virginia Wreath
OverallWidthF12a
78"
OverallLengthF012b
98"
ShapeEdgeF013
Scalloped
ShapeCornersF013b
Scalloped
PredomColorsF014
Beige or Tan
Green
Pink
White
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Very good/almost new
DateQuiltF023
1976-1999
DateBegunF023a
1993
DateFinishF023b
1993
FamDateF023c
1993

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
12
SizeBlockF027
19" x 19"
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
OtherSpaceF029a
each corner has an appliqued connecting flower
BlockStyleF030a
Same block throughout
NumBordersF033
2
BordDescF034
3" pink border 8" white border with quilted sway and straight lines

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton or polyester blend
FabricTypeF036
Broadcloth
FabPrintF037
Floral
Print
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique
EmbellTechF038f
No

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton or polyester blend
ColorBackingF040b
Beige or Tan
Green
Pink
White

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Cotton or polyester blend
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Front turned to back
Hand sewn
Home cut
Machine sewn
Straight grain
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Polyester
BattLoftF048a
Medium (3/16?)

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrColorF049b
white
NumStitchedF050
11
NumStitchF051
11
WidthF051a
1/2"
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
In-the-ditch
Outline
Patches outlined/in the ditch
Single parallel lines
DesignF052b
Feathering
DesignF052c
Other
DesignF052d
special feather wreath;

Quiltmaker identification

MakerGroupNameF097
Lawton, Hattie

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
St. Thomas
ProvProvF057e
Ontario
ProvCountryF057f
Canada
AcquiredF058
Purchase
ProvenanceF058a
This quilt was given to the OAAS and winner received $600.00. It competed at the Aylmer Fair which was the first step to becoming a grand champion winner. The competition started in 1979 and completed in 1997. It is #15 of 19 quilts.
QuiltHistF059
1 of two quilts accepted over the span of 19 years. There are several newspaper clippings, and publishing. The quilt collection has been shown at shows outside the museum, which included the Canadian National Exhibition.

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Challenge or Contest entry
QDesignF060b
Unknown
PresUseF062
Exhibit
Museum collection

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Purchased new
TopSourceF064
Traditional pattern variation
Unknown
PattSourceF065
Original to maker
Unknown

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.

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
Publisher
Quilt Index
Resource Type
StillImage

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