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Lap Robe Sampler

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Cite this Quilt

Lindahl, Sign. Lap Robe Sampler. 1994. From Michigan State University Museum, Michigan Quilt Project. Published in The Quilt Index, http://quiltindex.org/2018/view/?type=fullrec&kid=27-92-51982. Accessed: 11/19/19

QUILT INDEX RECORD

27-92-51982

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

Solander, August

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

1976-1999

When was the quilt started?

1994

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

Block pattern

What is the quilt maker's maiden name?

Solander

Is this quilt damaged? If yes, how?

What embellishment materials were used to make the quilt top?

What is the quilt maker's birthdate?

12/21/1923

Describe any repairs made to this quilt.

What fibers were used to make the quilt back?

How did the owner acquire this quilt?

Made by owner

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

Made the quilt

What color is the back of the quilt?

Describe the overall quilt design.

Who is the copyright holder?

Michigan State University Museum

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)?

Iron River

Enter the exact inscription here, including dates in the same form in which they appear on the quilt. Do not correct any spellings.

Signe Lindahl

How do you describe the quilt back?

Where was the quilt made (county)?

Iron

Where was the quilt made (state)?

Michigan (MI)

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

4 years of college, B.A. degree

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

Member of Grace Covenant Church

What is/was the occupation of the quilt maker?

Retired School Teacher

Where is the inscription found on the quilt?

List publications where this quilt or maker was featured.

Pages from 1995 Show Catalogue. Patterns, templates.

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?

retired

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

Sampler

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

3

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

2

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

1

When did the quilt maker begin making quilts?

Age 50 or over

Why does/did the quilt maker make quilts?

How many quilt has the quilt maker made?

5-20 quilts

Has the quilt maker ever sold quilts?

yes

Did/does the quilt maker belong to a quilting group? If yes, name the group(s).

Carrie Jacobs Bond Composing Threaders

Where did/does the group meet?

Iron County Museum, Caspian, MI

What are the main activities of the group?

Quilt Shows, Doll Shows, Classes, Raffle Quilt

What embellishments were used to make the quilt top?

Who did the quilting?

Lindahl, Signe

How are the quilt layers held together?

Hand quilting

Who made the quilt top?

Lindahl, Signe

Quilt owner's state.

Michigan (MI)

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

Quilt owner's county:

Iron

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

Iron River

What applique method was used to make the quilt top?

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

Iron

What novelty technique was used to make the quilt top?

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

Michigan (MI)

List all known exhibits where this quilt has been displayed.

Carrie Jacobs Bonds Composing Threaders Quilt Show (Signe was featured quilter), Iron River, MI, 1995

Quilt owner's city:

Iron River

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

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

Choose the gender of the quilt maker(s).

Female

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:

Signe Lindahl

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

Swedish

Access and copyright information:

Restricted

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

Swedish

When was the quilt finished?

1994

How many blocks are in the quilt?

12

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

Solander, Clara Larson

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

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?

Lap Robe Sampler

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

Michigan Quilt Project Number

99.0455

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

Made entire quilt

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?