Ribbons & Roses


Quilt Index Record: 64-E6-24

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Country Heritage Park
InstProjNameF003a
Canada Packers Competition Collection 1979-97
InstInvContrNumF004
CPQC18-96

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
Ribbons & Roses
OwnerNameF010
Ribbons & Roses
BrackmanF011a
variation of 2.61
OverallWidthF12a
inches
OverallLengthF012b
inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Rounded
ShapeCornersF013b
Rounded
PredomColorsF014
Fuchsia
Green
Pink
White
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Very good/almost new
DateQuiltF023
1976-1999
DateBegunF023a
1996
DateFinishF023b
1996
FamDateF023c
1996

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
18
ArrangeBlockF028
On point or rotated on 45 degrees
SpacingF029
Separated by diagonal sashing
Other
OtherSpaceF029a
triple sashing 3/4"+2"+3/4" with filler triangles
BlockStyleF030a
Same block throughout
SashWidthF032
3-1/2"
NumBordersF033
2
BordDescF034
1) 1" green 2) 6" white

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique
EmbellTechF038f
No
PaperF038i
no

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 or polyester blend
BattLoftF048a
Medium (3/16?)

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrColorF049b
white
WidthF051a
1/2" - 1"
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Grid square
In-the-ditch
Outline
DesignF052b
Cables
Fans

Quiltmaker identification

MakerGroupNameF097
Elliott, Gladys

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Sarnia
ProvProvF057e
Ontario
ProvCountryF057f
Canada
AcquiredF058
Purchase
ProvenanceF058a
This quilt was given to the OAAS and winner received $600.00. It competed at the Brigden Fair which was the first step to becoming a grand champion winner. The competition started in 1979 and completed in 1997. It is #18 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
Traditional pattern variation
PattSourceF065
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.

Contests entered

ContestListF071a
Brigden Fair District 13

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
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