Fred's Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 1E-3D-2F6

Project Information

InstNameF003
Michigan State University Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Michigan Quilt Project
InstInvContrNumF004
85.0894
InstInvContrNumF004a
MSC 024

Page 1

QuiltTitleF009
Fred's Quilt
AltNameF011
Double Hourglass
AddNotesF132
Mary Schafer purchased this quilt top from the estate auction of the James Pollack family. She added the borders, had it quilted and bound in 1975.
DateDataF006b
9/9/1985
QuiltTopF054QuiltedByF055OthPeopleF056
James Pollack family
IfQownerF007b
Purchased the quilt
ProvCountyF057b
Genessee
ProvStateF057d
Michigan (MI)
DateBegunF023a
ca 1910
DateFinishF023b
ca 1975

Page 2-Quiltmaker Information

PresUseF062
Museum collection
CountyF106
Genesee
StateF107
Michigan (MI)
MarriageF099bSpouseF113

Page 3-Physical Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
74 5/8"
OverallLengthF012b
85 3/8"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OverCondF015
Fair/worn
DamageF016
Disintegration of fabric
LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
42
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SashWidthF032
2.5",2 7/8"

Page 4-Physical Description continued

NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
2 7/8" plain, red print; attempt to match original sashing fabric
FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
NumPiecesF042
13

Page 5-Binding and Quilting

ConstrucBindF046
Bias grain
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
MatUsedF048
Cotton
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
NumStitchedF050
5
NumStitchF051
7
DesignF052c
Parallel lines

Page 6-Design and Fabric Sources

ExhibitListF067a
Whaley House, Flint, MI, 1980

Page 7-Owner Information

SourceOtherF006a
Museum employee
OwnershipF082
Public- Michigan State University Museum
OwnerNameF082a
Michigan State University Museum
OwnerCityF084
East Lansing
OwnerCountyF085
Ingham
OwnerStateF086
Michigan (MI)
DateObtainedF088c
9/9/1985
AcquiredF058
Purchase
ProvenanceF058a
Mary Schafer purchase it from the James Pollack family auction and added a border and binding to a finished quilt which originally had no outer border.
QuiltHistF059
She also made a copy. This quilt was Fred Schafer's (Mary's husband) favorite quilt and was sometimes called the Husband's Quilt.
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image/pjpeg
AccessF080
Restricted
CopyRestF080c
Michigan State University Museum

Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Donaldson, Beth
dateverified
10
17
2007
CE

Historical and Cultural Information About this Quilt

OtherSourceMat
Book, Mary Schafer and Her Quilts by Marston and Cunningham; Michigan State University Museum, 1990.

Image Information

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Image - medium display (250-550 pixels)
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image
file_format
jpeg
Contributing Institutions
MATRIX: Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University, Michigan State University Museum, Alliance For American Quilts
Publisher
Quilt Index
Resource Type
StillImage
InvenNumF075
85.0894
ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Slide
photocredit079a1
KEVA
HolderF080a
Michigan State University Museum
CreditLineF080b
Courtesy of Michigan State University Museum
DistribRestF080d
Michigan State University Museum
DisplayResF080e
Michigan State University Museum
LicenseF080f
Michigan State University Museum

Associators

Owner_Associator
1E-127-F

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