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Women's Suffrage Quilt

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24-20-156

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum

Who documented this quilt?

Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum Collection

Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum accession number:

PQ.1993.009.001

Alternate inventory control number:

CQC2708

This is a:

Finished quilt

Describe the item:

Quilt, Medallion

Quilt's title:

Women's Suffrage Quilt

How wide is the quilt?

inches

How long is the quilt?

inches

Shape of corners:

Other

Describe the corners:

mitered

Quilt's condition:

Excellent/like new

What is inscribed on the quilt?

Made by Margie Mudd 8-93 Arvada, CO

Location of inscription:

on back

Time period:

1976-1999

When was the quilt finished?

1993

Describe the quilt's layout:

Medallion or framed center

Subject of the quilt:

Animal - bird; People; Flags

Describe the borders:

Dim/Block: 16.5" x 17.5" medallion Dim/Sash: Dim/Border1: 2.75" Dim/Border2: none Dim/Border3: none Dim/Binding: 0.5" Other Dim Dtls (see Descr)

Fiber types used to make the quilt top:

Cotton or polyester blend; Cotton

Fabric styles used in the quilt top:

Plaid; Geometric; Floral; Dotted; Checked; Striped

Piecing techniques used to make the quilt top:

Machine Piecing

Embellishment techniques used to make the quilt top:

Photography/ photo transfer

Materials used to make the back:

Cotton

What color is the back of the quilt?

White; Red

What kind of filling is used in the quilt?

Polyester

How thick is the quilt?

Thin (Less than 3/16?)

How are the layers held together?

Machine quilting

Thread type used for the quilting:

cotton/nylon

Color of thread used in the quilting:

off white

Quilting designs used, overall motifs:

In-the-ditch; Outline

Features or notes about the quilt's appearance, materials, or construction:

RMQM Search Terms: Other Block: center medallion surrounded by blocks of various sizes The blocks have photo transfers of women who were important in the women's suffrage movement. Other Sash: Other Border1: blue with geometric print Other Border2: Other Border3: Other Binding: hand/machine-bound, bias, blue Other Dim Dtls: ------------------------------------------------------- Other Artist Names/Info: ------------------------------------------------------- Other Medium/FiberT: Other Material/FabricT: Other Technique/Fab Prts: ------------------------------------------------------- Other Layout Fmt: ------------------------------------------------------- Other Piecing Techn: Other Appliq Techn: Other Novelty Techn: photo transfer Other Embell Techn & Items: Unique Constr Techn: ------------------------------------------------------- Other Quilting Techn: QStitches/Inch Place1: QStitches/Inch Place2: Thread: cotton/nylon, off-white Quilting Designs Used: outline, in the ditch ------------------------------------------------------- Overall Color Scheme: Other PredomCol: Other QSpecificCol: ------------------------------------------------------- Batting: thin polyester Backing: whole cotton, white with red print Edge Shape: Corner Shape: mitered ------------------------------------------------------- Add'l Info re Q's Appear/Matls/Constr: Add'l Info re Q's Design/Sources:

Quilt top made by:

Mudd, Margie

Quilted by:

Mudd, Margie

Where the quilt was made, state:

Colorado (CO)

Where the quilt was made, country:

United States

How was this quilt acquired?

Gift

Describe anything about the history of the quilt that wasn't already recorded in a previous field:

This quilt celebrates the women's suffrage movement. It includes pictures of important women in American history. HowAcquired: Donated to the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum by the maker Ownership/History: Made by Margie Mudd, a high school teacher from Arvada, CO, in August 1993 for a "100 Years of Women's History" exhibit. LocMade: Arvada///CO//USA

Why was the quilt made?

Commemorative

The quilt was made to be used for:

Unknown

Quilt is presently used as:

Museum collection

Ownership of this quilt is:

Public Museum, Library or Institution

Quilt owner's name:

Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum

Quilt owner's city:

Golden

Quilt owner's state:

Colorado (CO)

Quilt owner's country:

United States

Access and copyright information:

Restricted

Copyright holder:

Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum

Cite this Quilt

Mudd, Margi. Women's Suffrage Quilt. 1993. From Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum, Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum Collection. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=24-20-156. Accessed: 04/17/24

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