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Cite this Quilt
;. Fans. c1930. From Michigan State University Museum, Michigan Quilt Project. Published in The Quilt Index, http://quiltindex.org/2018/view/?type=fullrec&kid=27-92-52375. Accessed: 01/20/19
QUILT INDEX RECORD
Choose the time frame that best describes when the quilt was made.
What is the layout (or set) of the quilt?
Is this quilt damaged? If yes, how?
What embellishment materials were used to make the quilt top?
How many quilting stitches are there per inch? Count only the stitches on the top.
Choose another spot on the quilt. How many quilting stitches are there per inch? Count only the stitches on the top.
Describe any repairs made to this quilt.
What fibers were used to make the quilt back?
How did the owner acquire this quilt?
If you are a relative of the quiltmaker, how are you related? The quiltmaker is my
Tell the story of how a quilt was obtained.
If you are the quilt owner, how did you acquire this quilt?
Purchased the quilt
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?
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.
How do you describe the quilt back?
How was the inscription made?
Where is the inscription found on the quilt?
Where was the quilt made (country)?
Where does/did the quilt maker live (country)?
Choose the best color scheme description for the quilt.
Light or pastel colors
Contributing Institution Name
Michigan State University Museum
If one shape is used throughout the quilt, what is that shape?
How did the quilt maker learn to quilt?
When did the quilt maker begin making quilts?
Why does/did the quilt maker make 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?
Quilt owner's state.
How are the blocks arranged in the quilt?
How are the blocks spaced in the quilt?
Alternating with plain squares
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?
What is the fiber content of the quilt filling?
Quilt owner's county:
What applique method was used to make the quilt top?
What color(s) is the quilt?
What novelty technique was used to make the quilt top?
Quilt owner's city:
What is the shape of the quilt edge?
Where did the quilt maker find the pattern for the quilting design on this quilt?
Choose the gender of the quilt maker(s).
How long is the quilt?
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:
Access and copyright information:
When was the quilt finished?
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:
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?
What is the structure of the fabric used to make the quilt binding?
Michigan Quilt Project Number
How wide is the quilt?
Who documented this quilt?
What parts of the quilt making process did the quilt maker do?
What type of quilt is this?
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?