Yellow sunflower quilt


Quilt Index Record: 6E-11C-4B

Ownership and Contact Information

DateDataF006b
02-28-2016
locationF007f
AB QSS
OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Scheibelhurt, Laureen
OwnerCityF084
Calgary
OwnerProvinceF086a
Alberta
OwnerCountryF086b
Canada

Quilt Maker's Information

QuiltTopF054
Macfarlane, Myrtle Irene
MaidenF097b
Hill
EthnicF101
Canadian
OccupationF104
Homemaker, caregiver, cook
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
1943-11-5
BirthplaceCityF098a
Woodstock
BirthplaceProvF098c
New Brunswick
BirthplaceCountryF098d
Canada
MarriageF099b
1959
DeathF100
05-22-2008
EdBkgdF102
High School and secretarial training
AddNotesF132
Howland Ridge and Temperance Vale, New Brunswick
CityF106a
Temperance Vale
ProvF107a
New Brunswick
CountryF108
Canada
SpouseF113
Macfarlane, Milton
EthBkgrndF114
1933, Temperance Hill, New Brunswick, Canadian
OccupationF115
Wood worker
NoChildF116
4
FatherNameF109
Hill, Walter
BplaceF109a
Millville, New Brunswick
MotherNameF111
Hill, Vivian
BplaceF111a
Upper Hainsville, New Brunswick
EthBkgrndF110
Canadian
EthBkgrndF112
Canadian
NumQuiltsF123
5-20 quilts
OtherSourceMat
Calgary, Alberta, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick

Quilt Maker's Information

NameGroupF120
Quilting bees
LearnedToQuiltF117
From Relative
Self-Taught
WhenQuiltF118
Age 20-29
FavesF130
Hand, Hand quilting with a frame
essay
Made before 1975, cut by templates - worked on in the evenings

Quilt Description and History

description
Yellow Sunflowers
OwnerNameF010
Yellow sunflower quilt
SourceMatF063
Purchased new
IdentPersonF006
Relative of quiltmaker
RelnQuiltF007
Mother
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
DateInfoF023f
1975
LocMadeF057a
Temperance Vale
ProvProvF057e
New Brunswick
ProvCountryF057f
Canada
FamDateF023c
pre 1975
ReasonsF060
Personal enjoyment

Quilt Description and History

QDesignF060b
Bedding, daily use
QuiltedByF055
MacFarlane, Myrtle Irene

Quilt Documentation

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
68 3/4"
OverallLengthF012b
85 1/2"
SizeBlockF027
16 3/4" square
WidthBindF047
greater than one inch
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight

Color and Condition

PredomColorsF014
Yellow
OtherColorF014c
Multi
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Poor/very worn
DamageF016
Quilting thread broken or ties missing
Tears or holes
Uneven batting

Date, Layout, Pattern

DateQuiltF023
1950-1975
LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Sunflower, dresden plate
BrackmanF011a
3489
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
NumBlockF026
20
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight

Sashing, Borders, Fabrics

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
Cotton or polyester blend
FabricTypeF036
Broadcloth
FabPrintF037
Dotted
Floral
Geometric
Paisley
Plaid
Print
Solid/plain
Striped
UniqueF037b
twill,

. Construction, Edges, Batting

ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
Machine Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique
ConstrucBindF046
Straight grain
Back turned to front
Hand sewn
MatUsedF048
Cotton

. Quilting, Inscriptions

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
OthQuiltTechF049c
most quilt stitches have disappeared
NumStitchedF050
6
NumStitchF051
5
DesignF052a
Echo
DesignF052d
Circles

. Quilt Back

ColorBackingF040b
Yellow
FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton or polyester blend
OtherFabF040a
plain
DescBackF043
Machine sewn
Same fabric used throughout
FeaturesF053
Raw edge appliqué Batting: insufficient quilt lines have allowed batting to move

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. Project and Data Verification

InstNameF003
Alberta Quilt Discovery Project
InstInvContrNumF004
3-0346
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yes

. Auto-enter fields

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ImageTypeF076
Color
HolderF080a
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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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