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Cite this Quilt

Langin-Lang, Edna M. Four patch w/square in square. c1920. From Michigan State University Museum, Michigan Quilt Project. Published in The Quilt Index, http://quiltindex.org/beta/view/?type=fullrec&kid=27-92-49659. Accessed: 02/27/20

QUILT INDEX RECORD

27-92-49659

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

Langin, William

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

1901-1929

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

Good/moderate use

What is the quilt maker's maiden name?

Langin

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.

5

What is the quilt maker's birthdate?

11/17/1889

Choose another spot on the quilt. How many quilting stitches are there per inch? Count only the stitches on the top.

5

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?

Initials

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)?

Clare

If applicable, when did the quilt maker die?

5/21/1984

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

E.L.

How do you describe the quilt back?

Where was the quilt made (county)?

Clare

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

English Dutch

Where was the quilt made (state)?

Michigan (MI)

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

College degree plus several extra degrees

How was the inscription made?

Embroidery

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

Protestant

Where is the inscription found on the quilt?

Choose the best color scheme description for the quilt.

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?

Langin-Lang, Edna M.

How are the quilt layers held together?

Hand quilting

Who made the quilt top?

Langin-Lang, Edna M.

Quilt owner's state.

Michigan (MI)

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 is the shape of the corners?

Straight

What piecing method was used to make the quilt top?

Hand Piecing

What is the fiber content of the quilt filling?

Cotton

Quilt owner's county:

Gladwin

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

Clare

When was the form filled out?

11/1984

What applique method was used to make the quilt top?

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

Clare

What novelty technique was used to make the quilt top?

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

Michigan (MI)

Quilt owner's city:

Gladwin

What is the shape of the quilt edge?

Straight

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

How long is the quilt?

79 1/2"

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

Chintz

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

Bias grain

Quilt owner's name:

Betty J. MacMartin

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

English Dutch

Access and copyright information:

Restricted

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

English Dutch

When was the quilt finished?

c1920

How many blocks are in the quilt?

at least 27

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

Clute, Ida M.

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?

Four patch w/square in square

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

Michigan Quilt Project Number

84.0026

How wide is the quilt?

76"

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?