Photo, Print, Drawing 1996 1st Place National Winner Title of Quilt: Sunset Over Rainbow Bridge
About this Item
- 1996 1st Place National Winner
- Other Title
- Title of Quilt: Sunset Over Rainbow Bridge
- Contributor Names
- Goff, Candy (Creator)
- Created / Published
- Lolo, Montana, January, 1994 - January, 1995
- Subject Headings
- - Quilting
- - Quilt patterns
- - quilt piecing
- - quilt tops
- - aesthetics
- - batting (textiles)
- - applique quilts
- - hand quilting
- - artistic hobbies
- - commemorative quilts
- - sunflower quilts
- - quilt blocks
- - synthetic fabrics
- - cotton fabrics
- - Photographs
- - United States -- Montana -- Lolo
- - The following information was supplied by the quiltmaker:
- - Quilt size: 84" x 84"
- - If your quilt is based on a traditional pattern or an earlier quilt, what is the name of the pattern? Where did you learn the pattern? "I drafted the block from a picture of an old block."
- - How long have you been making quilts? How did you learn to quilt? "I began quilting in 1986. I'm mostly self-taught. I own lots of books for reference. I've also taken classes."
- - Has being a winner in the Land's End contest made a difference in your life? Has it changed the way you look at your work as a quilt maker? "Winning the $10,000 prize has changed the way others view my quiltmaking. It's validation of the value of the quilt that everyone can relate to. The quilt was subsequently purchased by Lands' End for their corporate art collection."
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- Color transparency
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1997/011: Folder 9045 P1
- Source Collection
- Lands' End All-American Quilt Collection (AFC 1997/011)
- American Folklife Center
- Online Format
FormatPhoto, Print, Drawing
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Goff, Candy. 1996 1st Place National Winner. Lolo Montana United States, 1996. Lolo, Montana, January, - January, 1995. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/qlt000522/. (Accessed June 25, 2017.)
APA citation style:
Goff, C. (1996) 1996 1st Place National Winner. Lolo Montana United States, 1996. Lolo, Montana, January, - January, 1995. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/qlt000522/.
MLA citation style:
Goff, Candy. 1996 1st Place National Winner. Lolo, Montana, January, - January, 1995. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/qlt000522/>.