Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Overview The Eleanor Loos Boelte Quilt Collection primarily contains quilt kit materials used by Eleanor Loos Boelte (1906-2000), likely in her late-teens to early adulthood, or approximately the mid 1920s to the early 1940s. Materials in this collection directly relate to a pink and white embroidered kit quilt made by Boelte, which was accessioned into the American Folk Art Museum’s collection in 2014. This collection exemplifies the process of making kit quilts in the early 20th century and is...
Dates: Materials in this collection are likely from the 1920s-1940s, although many are undated specifically the textile materials and quilting supplies.
Overview The New York Quilt Project (NYQP) was initiated by the American Folk Art Museum and attempted to locate, document, preserve, and create an archive for the quilts made in New York State prior to 1940. The documented quilts were made from 1753 to 1940. Archival material includes photographs and questionnaires for more than six thousand quilts, administrative files for the NYQP, research files for the 150 quilts featured in the catalog New York Beauties, as well as...
Dates: 1986 - 1995