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Cite this Quilt

Videto, Phyllis; Vanderwarp, Johann. Thousand Pyramids. ca. 1940. From Michigan State University Museum, Michigan Quilt Project. Published in The Quilt Index, http://quiltindex.org/2018/view/?type=fullrec&kid=27-92-51294. Accessed: 07/21/19

QUILT INDEX RECORD

27-92-51294

What is the quilt maker's father's name?

Wernet, John

Choose the time frame that best describes when the quilt was made.

1930-1949

What is the layout (or set) of the quilt?

Block pattern

What is the best description of the quilt's condition?

Good/moderate use

What is the quilt maker's maiden name?

Wernet

Is this quilt damaged? If yes, how?

What embellishment materials were used to make the quilt top?

What is the quilt maker's birthdate?

8/1/1933

Describe any repairs made to this quilt.

What fibers were used to make the quilt back?

Cotton

How did the owner acquire this quilt?

Inheritance

If you are a relative of the quiltmaker, how are you related? The quiltmaker is my

Quilt owner

If you are the quilt owner, how did you acquire this quilt?

Inherited

What color is the back of the quilt?

Describe the overall quilt design.

Who is the copyright holder?

Michigan State University Museum

If the quilt has an inscription, what type(s) of inscriptions are on the quilt?

How many pieces of fabric were used to make the quilt back?

1

Describe any decorative patterns used in the quilt design.

What environment did the quilt maker(s) live in?

Describe any background/fill patterns used in the quilt design.

Where was the quilt made (city)?

Jackson

How do you describe the quilt back?

Where was the quilt made (county)?

Jackson

What is/was the ethnic or tribal background of the quilt maker?

Dutch German

Where was the quilt made (state)?

Michigan (MI)

What is/was the last level of education completed by the quilt maker?

1 year college

How was the inscription made?

What is/was the quilt maker's religious affiliation?

Roman Catholic

What is/was the occupation of the quilt maker?

homemaker

Where is the inscription found on the quilt?

Choose the best color scheme description for the quilt.

Contributing Institution Name

Michigan State University Museum

What is/was the occupation of the quilt maker's spouse?

Engineer

If one shape is used throughout the quilt, what is that shape?

Did the quilt maker have children? If so, how many?

5

How many of the quilt maker's children were girls?

3

How many of the quilt maker's children were boys?

2

How did the quilt maker learn to quilt?

From Relative

When did the quilt maker begin making quilts?

Under 10 years of age

Why does/did the quilt maker make quilts?

How many quilt has the quilt maker made?

1-5 quilts

What embellishments were used to make the quilt top?

Who did the quilting?

How are the quilt layers held together?

Who made the quilt top?

Videto, Phyllis; Vanderwarp, Johanna

Quilt owner's state.

Michigan (MI)

How are the blocks arranged in the quilt?

Straight

How are the blocks spaced in the quilt?

These are color names that describe how the fabric was made, (usually a dye process) or where the fabric was manufactured. Enter all the specific colors that are found in the quilt.

What piecing method was used to make the quilt top?

Machine Piecing

What is the fiber content of the quilt filling?

No filling

Quilt owner's county:

Kent

Where does/did the quilt maker live (city)?

Jackson

What applique method was used to make the quilt top?

Where does/did the quilt maker live (county)?

Jackson

What novelty technique was used to make the quilt top?

Where does/did the quilt maker live (state)?

Michigan (MI)

Quilt owner's city:

Rockford

Where did the quilt maker find the pattern for the quilting design on this quilt?

Choose the gender of the quilt maker(s).

Female

How long is the quilt?

18"

What types of fabric were used to make the quilt top?

What is the construction technique used to make the quilt binding?

Quilt owner's name:

Cindy Videto-Samson

What is/was the ethnic or tribal background of the quilt maker's mother?

German and Dutch

Access and copyright information:

Restricted

What is/was the ethnic or tribal background of the quilt maker's father?

German

When was the quilt finished?

ca. 1940

How many blocks are in the quilt?

50-60

What is the quilt maker's mother's name?

Wernet, Mary Kline

What types of fiber were used to make the quilt top?

Cotton

How is this quilt used?

What is the source of the quilt's pattern?

Ownership of this quilt is:

Private

Collection or Project Name

Michigan Quilt Project

If the source helped design the quilt, choose the best description of their input.

What is the name of the quilt given by the owner?

Thousand Pyramids

What is the structure of the fabric used to make the quilt binding?

Michigan Quilt Project Number

00.0265

How wide is the quilt?

18"

Who documented this quilt?

Quilt owner

What parts of the quilt making process did the quilt maker do?

What type of quilt is this?

Finished quilt

What fiber type was used to make the quilt binding?

This quilt was made to be used as a

How did the quilt maker acquire the fabric for this quilt?