Victorian purses


Quilt Index Record: 6E-11C-6

Ownership and Contact Information

DateDataF006b
11-01-2015
locationF007f
ABQSS
OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Winona Thomas
OwnerCityF084
Calgary
OwnerProvinceF086a
AB
OwnerCountryF086b
Canada

Quilt Maker's Information

QuiltTopF054
Thomas, Winona
MaidenF097b
Foggin
EthnicF101
English
OccupationF104
Retired
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
1941
BirthplaceCityF098a
Lethbridge
BirthplaceProvF098c
AB
BirthplaceCountryF098d
Canada
MarriageF099b
1980
EdBkgdF102
High School
AddNotesF132
Lethbridge (Delbonita) 1941 - 1957, Cardston 1957 - 1961, Calgary 1961 - present
CityF106a
Calgary
ProvF107a
AB
CountryF108
Canada
SpouseF113
Donald Thomas
EthBkgrndF114
1934, Calgary, Welsh
OccupationF115
retired
NoChildF116
4 + 2
FatherNameF109
George
BplaceF109a
Lethbridge, AB
MotherNameF111
Beth
BplaceF111a
Cardston
EthBkgrndF110
English
EthBkgrndF112
Danish/German
NumQuiltsF123
20-50 quilts
OtherSourceMat
Gifts - has some

Quilt Maker's Information

LearnedToQuiltF117
From Relative
WhenQuiltF118
Age 11-19
FavesF130
hand and machine, hand is done with frame on horses
SellQuiltF127
no
TeachF129
no
essay
taught by her mother

Quilt Description and History

description
Hand embroidered purses
OwnerNameF010
Victorian purses
TopSourceF064
Pattern
OthTopSourceF064a
Quilt Store
SourceMatF063
Purchased new
AcquiredF058
Made by owner
DateInfoF023f
2009
LocMadeF057a
Calgary
ProvProvF057e
AB
ProvCountryF057f
Canada
DateBegunF023a
2010
DateFinishF023b
2010
ReasonsF060
Reunion

Quilt Description and History

QDesignF060b
Bedding, daily use

Quilt Documentation

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
81"
OverallLengthF012b
90"
SizeBlockF027
5" x 5", 5" x 8", 5" x 12 1/2", 8" x 12 1/2", 8" x 8 1/2", 8" x 6 3/4"
NumBordersF033
3
BordDescF034
2 3/4" 4" 4 3/4"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight

Color and Condition

PredomColorsF014
Cream
Green
Lavender
Pink
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new
OtherDamageF016a
dyes ran - only visible on the back

Date, Layout, Pattern

DateQuiltF023
2000-2025
SubjQuiltF025
purses
LayFormatF024
Vertical strip
AltNameF011
Crazy patch and Embroidered patch
NumBlockF026
85
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight

Sashing, Borders, Fabrics

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
Cotton or polyester blend
FabricTypeF036
Broadcloth
FabPrintF037
Batik
Floral
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
tonal

. Construction, Edges, Batting

ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
UniqueF038h
machine and hand embroidery
EmbMatF039
Beads attached
Buttons attached
Metallic thread
UniqueF039a
fringe, embroidery floss
UniqueBindF045a
finished with decorative machine stitch
UniqueBattF048b
polyester

. Quilting, Inscriptions

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
Machine quilting
NumStitchedF050
6
NumStitchF051
5
DesignF052a
In-the-ditch
MethodInscripF021
Attached label
OtherMethodInscripF021a
label - Made by Winona Thomas 2010
ContInscripF020
chocolates, hats, B, corsages, stolen kisses, hearts & flowers, garden party, memories of bygone days and evenings of elegance and grace, calling cards, romance, grace, love, dance, C,A

. Quilt Back

ColorBackingF040b
White
FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton or polyester blend
OtherFabF040a
plain
DescBackF043
Machine sewn
Same fabric used throughout
Solid/plain
FeaturesF053
Combination of machine and hand embroidery is not common

. Image Upload

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image/jpeg
photocredit079a1
Katherine Murray

. Project and Data Verification

InstNameF003
Alberta Quilt Discovery Project
InstInvContrNumF004
3-0278
verify
yes
dateverified
2017
CE

. Unused Quilt Owner Fields

ProvStateF057d
Alabama (AL)
OwnerStateF086
Alabama (AL)

. Unused Quilt Maker Fields

BirthplaceStateF098b
Alabama
StateF107
Alabama (AL)

. 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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