My Winter Quilt

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Pattern Names: Road to California variation
Top By: Mitchell, Eugenia
Quilted By: Mitchell, Eugenia
Period: 1901-1929
Date: 1922
Location Made: Golden, Colorado (CO) United States
Project Name: RMQM Permanent Collection
Contributor: Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum
ID Number: PQ.1991.001.077
Layout Format: One patch or allover
Quilt Size: 67.000 inches x 84.000 inches
Fabrics: Cotton, Wool, Other, Solid/plain
Construction: Machine Piecing
Purpose or Function: Personal enjoyment, Bedding, special occasion
Other Notes: One of the original 101 quilts donated by Eugenia Mitchell of Golden, CO, to start the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum. This quilt is machine pieced of solid and floral fabrics in black, tan, and pink. The batting is wool. The binding is the backing folded to the front with mitered corners. The quilt is tied with pink wool yarn. The backing is machine pieced tan cotton and linen fabric. The fabrics were from garments owned by Eugenia Mitchell's mother and sisters. The backing is said to be nun's veiling from Scotland. The quilt was used for 30 winters and was never washed. It has a storage bag. Ownership/History: Made by Eugenia Mitchell in 1922 and used for 30 winters. It was never washed, but its storage bag was washed yearly. Eugenia made the quilt out of fabric from her mother's and sisters' garments. She claimed that the backing is made from nuns' veiling from Scotland. LocMade:
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