Teacup Quilters Scrapbooks, 2004-2012, ORG.5161

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Teacup Quilters Scrapbooks, 2004-2012, ORG.5161

Abstract

The Teacup Quilters is an organization for local quilters based in Manteo, N.C. As of 2017, the group meets weekly on Tuesdays. It is best known for its annual Priceless Pieces quilt show, held in Manteo in March each year. The show features quilts created by members of the Teacup Quilters and other quilting groups (such as the Barefoot Quilters' Bee and Hatteras Island Quilt Guild) as well as antique and heirloom quilts contributed by local families. This collection consists of four scrapbooks created by members of the Teacup Quilters from 2004 to 2012. The scrapbooks largely contain photographs, news clippings, and exhibit labels documenting the annual Priceless Pieces quilt shows hosted by the group. Photographs and labels for each quilt displayed at the shows are included.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Teacup Quilters Scrapbooks, 2004-2012
Call Number
ORG.5161
Creator
Teacup Quilters (Manteo, N.C.)
Date
2004-2012
Extent
0.67 cubic feet
Language
English
Repository
Outer Banks History Center

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Restrictions on Access & Use

Access Restrictions

Available for research.

Use Restrictions

Copyright is retained by the authors of these materials, or their descendants, as stipulated by the United States copyright law (Title 17 US Code). Individual researchers are responsible for using these materials in conformance with copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying these materials.

Preferred Citation

[identification of item], ORG.5161, Teacup Quilters Scrapbooks, Outer Banks History Center, Manteo, N.C., U.S.A.

Collection Overview

This collection consists of four scrapbooks created by members of the Teacup Quilters from 2004 to 2012. The scrapbooks largely contain photographs, news clippings, and exhibit labels documenting the annual Priceless Pieces quilt shows hosted by the group. Photographs and labels for each quilt displayed at the shows are included.

Arrangement Note

Chronological, with one exception

This collection contains four volumes that are grouped together in boxes according to size. Volumes 1 and 3 are housed in box 1, and volumes 2 and 4 are housed in box 2. Material within each scrapbook is arranged chronologically, with the exception of material from the 2009 quilt show, which appears at the end of volume 1.

Biographical/Historical

The Teacup Quilters is an organization for local quilters based in Manteo, N.C. As of 2017, the group meets weekly on Tuesdays. It is best known for its annual Priceless Pieces quilt show, held in Manteo in March each year. The show features quilts created by members of the Teacup Quilters and other quilting groups (such as the Barefoot Quilters' Bee and Hatteras Island Quilt Guild) as well as antique and heirloom quilts contributed by local families. One quilt created by the group is raffled at the show to benefit charity. The event has been hosted annually since 1997.

Contents of the Collection

Collection Contents
Volume 1, 2004-2005, 2009
Volume 1
Volume 2, 2006-2007
Volume 2
Volume 3, 2008, 2010
Volume 3
Volume 4, 2011-2012
Volume 4

Subject Headings

  • Decorative arts--North Carolina
  • Folk art--North Carolina
  • Quilting--Societies, etc.
  • Women--Societies and clubs.
  • Manteo (N.C.)--Social life and customs
  • Acquisitions Information

    Donated by Annette Ratzenberger, May 2013.

    Processing Information

  • Processed by Samantha Crisp, December 2017.