Petawawa Public Library Digital Collections
Log Cabin Quilt circa 1860


Description
Creators:
Norma Corbett, Owner
Joanne Kourtz
, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Rectangular quilt made in the Log Cabin pattern. Uses small strips of fabric to make squares. Dominant colours include light beiges, dark blues, browns and reds.
Notes:
This quilt has an estimated age, circa 1860. There is no provenance information for this quilt. It was found in the Munroe Cottage Keewayden at Petawawa Point, on Alexandra Street. The quilt may have been quilted by a group of ladies who used to meet in the summer and quilt at Petawawa Point. These women may have included Mrs. Miller, Mrs. Munroe, Mrs. Crawford, Mrs. Cockburn, and Mrs. Coburn. These weekly quilting bees were a social tradition.
Date of Original:
circa 1860
Dimensions:
Width: 6 px
Height: 4 px
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
PPL_DC_020
Collection:
Pine Needle Quilters' Guild of Petawawa Heritage Quilt Project 1991-1992
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.9095341964053 Longitude: -77.2569279681193
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:
Log Cabin Quilt circa 1860. [Photograph] 1991. Petawawa Public Library Digital Collection. Insert URL Accessed: Insert date.
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Log Cabin Quilt circa 1860


Rectangular quilt made in the Log Cabin pattern. Uses small strips of fabric to make squares. Dominant colours include light beiges, dark blues, browns and reds.