Petawawa Public Library Digital Collections
Tea Leaf Quilt circa 1955


Description
Creators:
Valerie Charette, Creator
Leanne Remus
, Owner
Joanne Kourtz
, Photographer
Dorothy Doran
, Contributor
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Rectangular quilt on white backing, with multicoloured leaves attached by the applique technique in a regular pattern. This pattern is identified as "tea leaf".
Notes:
The quilt top was made by Valerie Charette of Black Bay, ON using an applique technique. The place and date of her birth is unknown, but Charette, of French-Canadian descent, died circa 1956. She was a homemaker who did some tailoring jobs on the side. She lived in the Petawawa and Black Bay, ON area. Charette is the maternal grandmother of the quilt's owner, Leanne Remus. The fabric was quilted by Dorothy (Dotty) Doran. Leanne Remus receive this quilt as a teenager. The basting was left in and she removed it. The quilt is done on sugar bags and the backing is broad cloth. In the past it has been used as a picnic blanket and as an emergency blanket in a car.
Date of Original:
circa 1955
Dimensions:
Width: 6 px
Height: 4 px
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
PPL_DC_019
Collection:
Pine Needle Quilters' Guild of Petawawa Heritage Quilt Project 1991-1992
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.9128605224059 Longitude: -77.2905178111978
Donor:
Pine Needle Quilters' Guild of Petawawa c/o Linda Spagnolo
Creative Commons licence:
by-nc-nd [more details]
Copyright Statement:
Protected by copyright: Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). Responsibility for obtaining permissions and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Copyright Holder:
Pine Needle Quilter's Guild of Petawawa
Copyright Holder Contact Information:
Petawawa Public Library
16 Civic Centre Rd.
Petawawa, Ontario
K8H 3H5
Tel: 613 687-2227
info@petawawapubliclibrary.ca
Recommended Citation:
Tea Leaf Quilt circa 1955. [Photograph] 1992. Petawawa Public Library Digital Collection. Insert URL Accessed: Insert date.
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Tea Leaf Quilt circa 1955


Rectangular quilt on white backing, with multicoloured leaves attached by the applique technique in a regular pattern. This pattern is identified as "tea leaf".