Centennial Quilt 1784 - 1884


Quilt Index Record: 64-E6-3E

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Country Heritage Park
InstProjNameF003a
Country Heritage Park Permanent Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
CHPPC2007.10.01

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
Centennial Quilt 1784 - 1884
OwnerNameF010
Centennial Quilt 1784-1884
AltNameF011
Applique and embroidery
OverallWidthF12a
78"
OverallLengthF012b
88"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Other
OtherShapeCornerF013c
miter
PredomColorsF014
Black
Brown
Gold
Gray
Green
Red
Rust
White
Yellow
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
Light or pastel colors
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DamageF016
Dirty
Fold marks or creases
Pencil or pen or marking lines
Stains
OtherDamageF016a
dusty
TypeInscripF019
Date
OtherTypeInscripF019a
1784 - 1884
ContInscripF020
A centennial quilt made 1994
MethodInscripF021
Embroidery
DateQuiltF023
1976-1999
DateFinishF023b
c.1984

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Medallion or framed center
SubjQuiltF025
Centennial of the Heritage site
BordDescF034
Border created with quilting and embroidery; reverse scallop applique all around

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
Cotton or polyester blend
FabricTypeF036
Broadcloth
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Blanket, buttonhole, or other decorative applique stitch
Hand Applique
Reverse Applique
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
UniqueF038h
Embroidery creates center medallion; and outer borders

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton or polyester blend
ColorBackingF040b
White
DescBackF043
Machine sewn

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Cotton or polyester blend
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Front turned to back
Hand sewn
Home cut
Machine sewn
Straight grain

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Polyester
BattLoftF048a
Medium (3/16?)

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
poly blend
ThrColorF049b
beige
DesignF052a
All-over-design
Grid/crosshatch
Meander/free motion
Outline
Single parallel lines
DesignF052d
maple leafs

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
N Boddy Gilford

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Milton
ProvProvF057e
Ontario
ProvCountryF057f
Canada
AcquiredF058
Gift
ProvenanceF058a
donation

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Commemorative
Gift or presentation
Not described
OtherF060a
Centennial Quilt for AG Society
QDesignF060b
Artwork/wall hanging
PresUseF062
Exhibit
Museum collection

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Purchased new
TopSourceF064
Original to maker
PattSourceF065
Original to maker

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

Image Information

InvenNumF075
2007.10.01
ImageConF075a
quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
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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closeup of applique
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embroidered signature
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center close up

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