Granny cross stitch quilt


Quilt Index Record: 6E-11C-58

Ownership and Contact Information

DateDataF006b
09-18-2016
locationF007f
St Andrews
OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Cottle, Carol
OwnerCityF084
Calgary
OwnerProvinceF086a
Alberta
OwnerCountryF086b
Canada

Quilt Maker's Information

QuiltTopF054
Jeffers, Ruth
MaidenF097b
Rogers
EthnicF101
Canadian, English
OccupationF104
Homemaker
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
1922
BirthplaceCityF098a
Calgary
BirthplaceProvF098c
Alberta
BirthplaceCountryF098d
Canada
MarriageF099b
1940 Nelson
1951 Jeffers
DeathF100
2008
EdBkgdF102
College
AddNotesF132
Chancellor, AB 1922 Shouldice, AB 1940 Bearberry, AB 1950 Sundre, AB 1956 Lavoy, AB 1976 Carstairs, AB 1986
CityF106a
Carstairs
ProvF107a
Alberta
CountryF108
Canada
SpouseF113
Nelson, David Roedler
Jeffers, Orlo
EthBkgrndF114
1922, Calgary, AB, Canadian/1922, Gleichen, AB, Canadian
OccupationF115
Farmer/Mechanic-Farmer
NoChildF116
2/1
FatherNameF109
Rogers, Philip
BplaceF109a
England
MotherNameF111
de la Haye, Dorothy
BplaceF111a
England
EthBkgrndF110
Canadian - English
EthBkgrndF112
Canadian - English
NumQuiltsF123
20-50 quilts
OtherSourceMat
Gifts

Quilt Maker's Information

NameGroupF120
Informal Group
LocGroupF121
Sundre, Alberta
LearnedToQuiltF117
From Relative
WhenQuiltF118
Age 11-19
FavesF130
Machine and hand Hand quilted with a frame on horses or a hoop
SellQuiltF127
no
TeachF129
no
essay
Ruth learned to quilt from her Aunt Nan (Annie Rogers Lawson)

Quilt Description and History

description
Cross stitch flowers
OwnerNameF010
Granny cross stitch quilt
TopSourceF064
Kit
OthTopSourceF064a
Mary Maxim
SourceMatF063
Purchased new
OthSourceF063a
Kit, backing from store
IdentPersonF006
Relative of quiltmaker
RelnQuiltF007
Grandmother
AcquiredF058
Gift
DateInfoF023f
1989
LocMadeF057a
Carstairs Farm
ProvProvF057e
Alberta
ProvCountryF057f
Canada
ReasonsF060
Gift or presentation

Quilt Description and History

QDesignF060b
Bedding, daily use
QuiltedByF055
Jeffers, Ruth
RelItemsF088a
Ruth Jeffers had each female member of her family choose a quilt from the Mary Maxim catalog.

Quilt Documentation

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
94"
OverallLengthF012b
99"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight

Color and Condition

PredomColorsF014
Blue or Navy
Coral
Cream
Gold
Green
Orange
Pink
Red
Yellow
OverCondF015
Very good/almost new

Date, Layout, Pattern

DateQuiltF023
1976-1999
SubjQuiltF025
Bedspread florals
LayFormatF024
Wholecloth

Sashing, Borders, Fabrics

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Broadcloth

. Construction, Edges, Batting

ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
UniqueF039a
Cotton Embroidery thread
ConstrucBindF046
Edges turned in/no separate binding
MatUsedF048
Polyester

. Quilting, Inscriptions

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
NumStitchedF050
8
NumStitchF051
9
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Clamshell
Outline
Single parallel lines
DesignF052d
Quilting design is pre printed
MethodInscripF021
Embroidery
OtherMethodInscripF021a
Hand embroidered - CAROL from Gran/89
ContInscripF020
Inked label - Spring Dance for Carol Nelson, Cross stitched and quilted by Gran Ruth (Rogers) Jeffers, Carstairs, Alberta, 1989

. Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton or polyester blend
OtherFabF040a
plain
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout
FeaturesF053
Backing is peach

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. Project and Data Verification

InstNameF003
Alberta Quilt Discovery Project
InstInvContrNumF004
3-0435
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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