Photo, Print, Drawing 1992 Alabama State Winner
About this Item
- 1992 Alabama State Winner
- Other Title
- Title of Quilt: Red Bird
- Contributor Names
- Gresham, Mabel (Creator)
- Created / Published
- Algood, Tennessee, Completed in 1970
- Subject Headings
- - Gifts
- - Quilting
- - Quilt patterns
- - quilt tops
- - embroidery
- - aesthetics
- - batting (textiles)
- - applique quilts
- - hand quilting
- - artistic hobbies
- - synthetic fabrics
- - cotton fabrics
- - pictorial quilts
- - red bird quilts
- - Photographs
- - United States -- Tennessee -- Algood
- - The following information was supplied by the quiltmaker:
- - 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? "No."
- - Quilt size: 105" x 85"
- - How did you choose the materials used in your quilt? "To fit the pattern."
- - What was your primary reason for entering the Lands' End contest? Do you frequently enter your quilts in competition? "My daughter-in-law thought it should be entered because it was her favorite."
- - How long have you been making quilts? How did you learn to quilt? "From childhood. My mother taught all of my sisters."
- - For rights information please contact the Folklife Reading Room at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/folklife.contact
- Color transparency
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1997/011: Folder 8935 P1
- Source Collection
- Lands' End All-American Quilt Collection (AFC 1997/011)
- American Folklife Center
- Online Format
FormatPhoto, Print, Drawing
Red Bird Quilts
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Gresham, Mabel. 1992 Alabama State Winner. Algood Tennessee United States, 1992. Algood, Tennessee, Completed in. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/qlt000442/. (Accessed November 20, 2017.)
APA citation style:
Gresham, M. (1992) 1992 Alabama State Winner. Algood Tennessee United States, 1992. Algood, Tennessee, Completed in. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/qlt000442/.
MLA citation style:
Gresham, Mabel. 1992 Alabama State Winner. Algood, Tennessee, Completed in. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/qlt000442/>.