Rocky Mountain Puzzle


Quilt Index Record: 6E-11C-22

Ownership and Contact Information

DateDataF006b
01-10-2015
locationF007f
AB QSS
OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Wanda Bowhay
OwnerCityF084
Didsbury
OwnerProvinceF086a
Alberta
OwnerCountryF086b
Canada

Quilt Maker's Information

QuiltTopF054
Webber ?
AddNotesF132
This quilt came from USA, likely North or South Dakota

Quilt Maker's Information

essay
I believe this quilt came with my grandparents when they immigrated from Wessington Spring, North Dakota. They homesteaded on the Horseshoe Canyon - Drumheller, Alberta.

Quilt Description and History

description
Blue and white blocks
IdentPersonF006
Relative of quiltmaker
SourceOtherF006a
Great Grand Daughter or grand daughter
ProvenanceF058a
Family heirloom

Quilt Description and History

QDesignF060b
Bedding, daily use

Quilt Documentation

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
52 3/4 - 53 3/4 "
OverallLengthF012b
66 - 67"
SizeBlockF027
4 3/4 "
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Other
OtherShapeCornerF013c
quilt corners are straight with binding rolled around the corners

Color and Condition

PredomColorsF014
Blue or Navy
Cream
OverCondF015
Poor/very worn
DamageF016
Disintegration of fabric
Fading
Open seams
Quilting thread broken or ties missing
Stains
Tears or holes
Wear to edge or binding
RepairsF017
Tear or hole sewn together
OtherRepairsF017a
by machine

Date, Layout, Pattern

DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Rocky Mountain Puzzle
BrackmanF011a
2180 variation
NumBlockF026
154
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight

Sashing, Borders, Fabrics

FiberTypesF035
Cotton or polyester blend
FabricTypeF036
Broadcloth
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain

. Construction, Edges, Batting

ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Straight grain
Machine sewn
MatUsedF048
Cotton

. Quilting, Inscriptions

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
NumStitchedF050
7
NumStitchF051
10
KnotsF051b
yes
DesignF052a
Elbow/fan
DesignF052d
Rows are 1/4" apart

. Quilt Back

ColorBackingF040b
Cream
FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
OtherFabF040a
plain
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout
FeaturesF053
One repair seam runs the full length of the quilt - repaired by machine

. Image Upload

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. Project and Data Verification

InstNameF003
Alberta Quilt Discovery Project
InstInvContrNumF004
3-0304
verify
yes

. Auto-enter fields

ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
HolderF080a
Alberta Quilt Discovery Project
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Contributing Institutions
MATRIX: Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University, Michigan State University Museum, Quilt Alliance
Publisher
Quilt Index
Resource Type
Still Image

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