Parasol Lady


Quilt Index Record: 64-E6-C

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Country Heritage Park
InstProjNameF003a
Canada Packers Competition Collection 1979-97
InstInvContrNumF004
CPQC1-91

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Author/researcher
SourceOtherF006a
Judy Lyons, on behalf of Country Heritage Park
DateDataF006b
September 2012
IfQownerF007b
Purchased the quilt
interviewerF007e
Murray Stewart
locationF007f
CHP 8560 Tremaine Road, Milton, ON

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Parasol Lady
OwnerNameF010
Parasol Lady
BrackmanF011a
47.65
OverallWidthF12a
68"
OverallLengthF012b
90"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Beige or Tan
Blue or Navy
Burgundy
Gold
Green
Lavender
Orange
Red
White
Yellow
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
OtherDamageF016a
small tear on edge
DateQuiltF023
1976-1999
DateBegunF023a
1979
DateFinishF023b
1979

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
12
SizeBlockF027
17" x 16"
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Separated by plain sashing
BlockStyleF030a
Same block throughout
SashWidthF032
1-3/4"
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
1)8-1/2" yellow border

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Floral
Print
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique
EmbellTechF038f
Yes
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
UniqueF038h
Embroidered parasols and hats; dress embellished with embroidery
PaperF038i
no
EmbMatF039
Cotton thread

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Yellow

Quilt binding

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

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Polyester
BattLoftF048a
Medium (3/16?)

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
cotton
ThrColorF049b
white
NumStitchedF050
12
NumStitchF051
12
WidthF051a
1" sparse amount
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Echo
In-the-ditch
Outline
Single parallel lines
Other
DesignF052b
Other
DesignF052c
Other
DesignF052d
chevron, double wave, leaf motif

Quiltmaker identification

MakerGroupNameF097
Carr, Margaret

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Fenelon Falls
ProvProvF057e
Ontario
ProvCountryF057f
Canada
AcquiredF058
Purchase
ProvenanceF058a
This quilt was given to the OAAS and winner received $600.00. It competed at the Bobcaygeon Fair which was the first step to becoming a grand champion winner. This quilt was the first annual Grand Champion Winner in 1979 for the Canada Packer Quilt Competition held in conjunction with the OAAS (Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies). It was the first winner, for this Competition. The competition started in 1979 and completed in 1997. It is #1 of 19 quilts.
QuiltHistF059
Bobcaygeon Fair District 4

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Challenge or Contest entry
Not described
QDesignF060b
Bedding, special occasion
PresUseF062
Exhibit
Museum collection

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Purchased new
TopSourceF064
Commercial/Published source: Book
Commercial/Published source: Magazine
Commercial/Published source: Newspaper
Commercial/Published source: Pattern
Public domain/traditional pattern
PattSourceF065
Public domain
AddNotesF066
chevron, double wave leaf motif, outline

Exhibition history of quilt

ExhibitListF067a
There is a booking list available onsite at Country Heritage Park, listing where the quilts were exhibited. Also shown at the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE).

Contests entered

ContestListF071a
This quilt was given to the OAAS and winner received $600.00. It competed at the Bobcaygeon Fair which was the first step to becoming a grand champion winner. This quilt was the first annual Grand Champion Winner in 1979 for the Canada Packer Quilt Competition held in conjunction with the OAAS (Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies). It was the first winner, for this Competition. The competition started in 1979 and completed in 1997. It is #1 of 19 quilts.

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Public
OwnerNameF082a
Country Heritage Park (Country Heritage Agricultural Society)
OwnerCityF084
Milton
OwnerProvinceF086a
Ontario
OwnerCountryF086b
Canada
DateObtainedF088c
1991

Other source materials available for this quilt

RelItemsF088a
Many newspaper articles, DVD of Canada Packers representative who was instrumental in this collections, series of articles in The Canadian Quilter, A Quarterly Newsletter of the Canadian Quilters' Association/Association canadienne de la courtepointe.There are several newspaper clippings, and publishing. The quilt collection has been shown at shows outside the museum, which included the Canadian National Exhibition.

Quiltmaker personal information

GenderF098
Female

Quiltmaker address

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
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Resource Type
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