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Bob's T-shirt Quilt
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Cite this Quilt
Donaldson, Bet. Bob's T-shirt Quilt. 4/12/2017. From Michigan State University Museum, Michigan Quilt Project. Published in The Quilt Index, http://quiltindex.org/2018/view/?type=fullrec&kid=27-92-55804. Accessed: 01/20/19
QUILT INDEX RECORD
What is the quilt maker's father's name?
Where was the quilt maker's father born?
When was the quilt started?
What is the layout (or set) of the quilt?
What is the best description of the quilt's condition?
Describe the color(s) of thread used to hold the quilt layers together.
Gray, black, maroon, lavender
What is the quilt maker's maiden name?
What is the quilt maker's birthdate?
Where was the quilt maker born (city)?
What fibers were used to make the quilt back?
How did the owner acquire this quilt?
Where was the quilt maker born (state)?
Who photographed this quilt?
Pearl Yee Wong
What color is the back of the quilt?
Describe the overall quilt design.
Where was the quilt maker born (country)?
Who is the copyright holder?
MSU Board of Trustees
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?
Where was the quilt made (city)?
How do you describe the quilt back?
Same fabric used throughout, Machine sewn, Print
Describe any quilting designs that appear on the quilt, but were not listed in a previous field.
Around t-shirt motifs.
Where was the quilt made (county)?
What is/was the ethnic or tribal background of the quilt maker?
Where was the quilt made (state)?
What is/was the last level of education completed by the quilt maker?
What is/was the quilt maker's religious affiliation?
What is/was the occupation of the quilt maker?
Where was the quilt made (country)?
Where does/did the quilt maker live (country)?
Describe the fiber content or type of quilting thread used on the quilt.
Quilt owner's country:
Contributing Institution Name
Michigan State University Museum
What is/was the ethnic or tribal background of the quilt maker's spouse?
French Canadian, English, Irish
What is/was the occupation of the quilt maker's spouse?
Did the quilt maker have children? If so, how many?
How many of the quilt maker's children were girls?
How did the quilt maker learn to quilt?
From Class, From Friend, Self-Taught
When did the quilt maker begin making quilts?
Why does/did the quilt maker make quilts?
Gifts, Pleasure, Therapy
How many quilt has the quilt maker made?
more than 50
Has the quilt maker ever sold quilts?
Has the quilt maker ever taught quilt making?
Did/does the quilt maker belong to a quilting group? If yes, name the group(s).
Capitol City Quilt Guild
Where did/does the group meet?
What are the main activities of the group?
Fundraising, quilt shows
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?
Side by side
Describe any favorite patterns, tools, etc. of the quilt maker's.
Original quilts based on traditional designs.
What piecing method was used to make the quilt top?
What is the fiber content of the quilt filling?
Where does/did the quilt maker live (city)?
When was the form filled out?
Where does/did the quilt maker live (county)?
What color(s) is the quilt?
Black, Gray, Green, Red, Yellow
Where does/did the quilt maker live (state)?
Describe any unique fibers used in the quilt top.
What is the actual width of the binding (front side only)?
Quilt owner's city:
What is the shape of the quilt edge?
What types of prints were used to make the quilt top?
What is the width of the binding (front side only)?
less than a half inch
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?
Separate binding applied, Straight grain, Front turned to back, Hand sewn, Machine sewn
Quilt owner's name:
What is/was the ethnic or tribal background of the quilt maker's mother?
Access and copyright information:
What is/was the ethnic or tribal background of the quilt maker's father?
When was the quilt finished?
What is the quilt maker's mother's name?
What size are the blocks?
T-shirts, various sizes. Puss in the Corner blocks 8, setting squares 2
Where was the quilt maker's mother born?
What types of fiber were used to make the quilt top?
What is the source of the quilt's pattern?
Original to maker, Traditional pattern variation
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.
Designed the pattern
Describe the style of the borders.
Inner border 2 plain gray, outer border 6 pieced.
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?
Quiltmaker, Quilt collector
What parts of the quilt making process did the quilt maker do?
Made entire quilt
What type of quilt is this?
What is the title of the quilt?
Bob's T-shirt Quilt
How many borders are on the quilt?
What fiber type was used to make the quilt binding?
This quilt was made to be used as a
Gift or presentation, Personal enjoyment
How did the quilt maker acquire the fabric for this quilt?
Old clothes, Purchased new