Currants & Coxcombs


Quilt Index Record: 64-E6-23

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Country Heritage Park
InstProjNameF003a
Canada Packers Competition Collection 1979-97
InstInvContrNumF004
CPQC17-95

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
Currants & Coxcombs
OwnerNameF010
Currants & Coxcombs
AltNameF011
Currants & Coxcombs
BrackmanF011a
16.62
OverallWidthF12a
83"
OverallLengthF012b
98"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Gold
Green
Red
White
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Very good/almost new
DateQuiltF023
1976-1999
DateBegunF023a
1995
DateFinishF023b
1995
FamDateF023c
1995

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
Currants & Coxcombs
SizeBlockF027
15-1/4" x 15-1/4"
ArrangeBlockF028
On point or rotated on 45 degrees
SpacingF029
Alternating with plain squares
BlockStyleF030a
Same block throughout
NumBordersF033
2
BordDescF034
1) 2" red (3 sides) 2) 7-1/4" white with scallop and tassels (3 sides)

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
White

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Front turned to back
Hand sewn
Home cut
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrColorF049b
white and red
NumStitchedF050
10
NumStitchF051
10
WidthF051a
1/8, 1/2, 1"
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Other
DesignF052b
Other
DesignF052c
Other
DesignF052d
echo circles; grapes with leaves

Quiltmaker identification

MakerGroupNameF097
Tink, Diane

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Lindsay
ProvProvF057e
Ontario
ProvCountryF057f
Canada
AcquiredF058
Purchase
ProvenanceF058a
This quilt was given to the OAAS and winner received $600.00. It competed at the Bethany Fair which was the first step to becoming a grand champion winner. The competition started in 1979 and completed in 1997. It is #17 of 19 quilts.
QuiltHistF059
One of 19 quilts purchased from various makers in recognition of a traditional continuing Canadian Craft. Each quilt came from a different district and was judged to become the grand champion for all Ontario districts.

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Challenge or Contest entry
QDesignF060b
Unknown
PresUseF062
Exhibit
Museum collection

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Purchased new
TopSourceF064
Public domain/traditional pattern
PattSourceF065
Original to maker
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.

Contests entered

ContestListF071a
Bethany 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
Publisher
Quilt Index
Resource Type
StillImage

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