Wholecloth White Meiser Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 64-E6-34

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Country Heritage Park
InstProjNameF003a
Country Heritage Park Permanent Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
CHPPC1979.107.01

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Author/researcher
SourceOtherF006a
Judy Lyons, on behalf of Country Heritage Park
DateDataF006b
March 2013
interviewerF007e
David Nattress
locationF007f
8560 Tremaine Road, Milton, ON

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Wholecloth White Meiser Quilt
AltNameF011
Wholecloth White
OverallWidthF12a
75"
OverallLengthF012b
75"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
OtherShapeCornerF013c
squared
PredomColorsF014
White
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
FamDateF023c
c.1890
OtherExDateF023d
c.1900
OtherDateF023e
J Lyons
DateInfoF023f
member of Meiser family

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Wholecloth

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Feedsack

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
OtherFabF040a
same as front
ColorBackingF040b
White
NumPiecesF042
16
WidthPiecesF042a
vary
DescBackF043
Hand sewn
Same fabric used throughout
Solid/plain

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Back turned to front

Quilt batting

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

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Corded
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
cotton
ThrColorF049b
white
NumStitchedF050
7-8
NumStitchF051
7-8
WidthF051a
1"
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Double parallel lines
Grid/crosshatch
DesignF052b
Cables

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Maker Unknown

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Toronto
ProvProvF057e
Ontario
ProvCountryF057f
Canada
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
ProvenanceF058a
possible member of the Meiser family. Dr. J.A. Meiser; Farm Products Quality Branch OMAF, Toronto,ON

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Unknown
Not described
QDesignF060b
Bedding, special occasion
PresUseF062
Exhibit
Museum collection

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Feed or flour sacks
TopSourceF064
Unknown
PattSourceF065
Unknown

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Public Museum, Library or Institution
OwnerNameF082a
Country Heritage Park (Country Heritage Agricultural Society)
OwnerCityF084
Milton
OwnerProvinceF086a
Ontario
OwnerCountryF086b
Canada
OwnerZipF087
L9T 2Y3
SourceInfoF088b
J Lyons
DateObtainedF088c
March 2013

Quiltmaker personal information

GenderF098
Female

Quiltmaker address

CityF106a
Toronto
ProvF107a
Ontario
CountryF108
Canada

Other quilts made by quiltmaker

AddNotesF132
possible member of the Meiser family.Dr. J.A. Meiser; Farm Products Quality Branch OMAF, Toronto,ON

Image Information

InvenNumF075
1979.107.01
ImageConF075a
quilt
ImageTypeF076
Black and White
SourceF077
Digital
DateF079
3
2013
CE
photocredit079a1
J Lyons
DigDateF079a
3
2013
CE

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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