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Cite this Quilt

Bacheller, Rena; Padelford, Blanch. Shoo Fly. 1910. From Michigan State University Museum, Michigan Quilt Project. Published in The Quilt Index, http://quiltindex.org/2018/view/?type=fullrec&kid=27-92-56334. Accessed: 06/17/19

QUILT INDEX RECORD

27-92-56334

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

Padelford, George

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

1901-1929

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?

Padelford

What is the quilt maker's birthdate?

1875

What fibers were used to make the quilt back?

Cotton

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

Quilt owner

Tell the story of how a quilt was obtained.

Gertrude Gaskill to Mildred Soderquist, quilter's granddaughter

Who is the copyright holder?

Michigan State University Museum

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

1

Where was the quilt made (city)?

Hastings

If applicable, when did the quilt maker die?

1941

Where was the quilt made (county)?

Barry

Where was the quilt made (state)?

Michigan (MI)

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

Methodist

Contributing Institution Name

Michigan State University Museum

What is the width of the sashing?

1 3/4"

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

Mail carrier

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

2

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

1

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

1

When did the quilt maker begin making quilts?

Under 10 years of age

Has the quilt maker ever sold quilts?

no

Has the quilt maker ever taught quilt making?

no

Who did the quilting?

How are the quilt layers held together?

Tied or tufted

Who made the quilt top?

Bacheller, Rena; Padelford, Blanche

Quilt owner's state.

Michigan (MI)

How are the blocks spaced in the quilt?

Separated by plain sashing

What is the shape of the corners?

Straight

Quilt owner's county:

Iron

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

Hastings

When was the form filled out?

7/22/1985

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

Barry

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

Michigan (MI)

Quilt owner's city:

Iron River

What is the shape of the quilt edge?

Straight

Choose the gender of the quilt maker(s).

Female

How long is the quilt?

80"

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

Back turned to front

Quilt owner's name:

Mildred Soderquist

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

white

Access and copyright information:

Restricted

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

white

When was the quilt finished?

1910

How many blocks are in the quilt?

34

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

Edmonds, Eunice

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

Cotton

Ownership of this quilt is:

Private

Collection or Project Name

Michigan Quilt Project

Other relationship to source: If you chose Other, for the relationship to the source, describe the relationship here.

Granddaughter of quiltmaker

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

Shoo Fly

If you chose Other, please explain how the quilt maker acquired the fabric for this quilt.

Some fabrics were left from dresses made for quilter's daughter.

Michigan Quilt Project Number

85.1680

How wide is the quilt?

77"

Who documented this quilt?

Quilt owner

What type of quilt is this?

Finished quilt

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

Sewing scraps