Double Hour Glass


Quilt Index Record: 1E-3D-2F7

Project Information

InstNameF003
Michigan State University Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Michigan Quilt Project
InstInvContrNumF004
85.0895
InstInvContrNumF004a
MSC 022

Page 1

OwnerNameF010
Double Hour Glass
DateDataF006b
9/9/1985
QuiltTopF054
Schafer, Mary
QuiltedByF055
Schafer, Mary
OthPeopleF056IfQownerF007b
Purchased the quilt
LocMadeF057a
Flint
ProvCountyF057b
Genesee
ProvStateF057d
Michigan (MI)
DateQuiltF023
1976-1999
DateFinishF023b
1976

Page 2-Quiltmaker Information

PresUseF062
Museum collection
GenderF098
Female
CityF106a
Flushing
CountyF106
Genessee
StateF107
Michigan (MI)
MaidenF097b
Vida
BirthDateF099
4-27-1910
EthnicF101
Born Austria-Hungary 1910; emigrated to USA 1914
EdBkgdF102
9th grade
OccupationF104
Creamery worker; switchboard operator; book keeper; housewife
FatherNameF109
Vida, Josef
EthBkgrndF110
Austrian
MotherNameF111
Zelka, Julianna
EthBkgrndF112
Austrian
MarriageF099b
6/22/1934
SpouseF113
Schafer, Fred
EthBkgrndF114
German, Lutheran immigrant
OccupationF115
Welder for Buick Motors
NoChildF116
1
NoMaleF116b
1
LearnedToQuiltF117
Self-Taught
WhenQuiltF118
Age 40-49
NumQuiltsF123
more than 50
SellQuiltF127
no
TeachF129
yes
NameGroupF120
Genessee Star Quilters
LocGroupF121
Flint, Michigan.
SpecialGroupF122
Raffle quilts, hospital quilts, many shows.

Page 3-Physical Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
81"
OverallLengthF012b
98"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new
ContInscripF020
Mary Schafer
DateInscripF020a
1976
MethodInscripF021
Embroidery
OtherLocInscripF022a
top
LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
42
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight

Page 4-Physical Description continued

NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
one plain solid border
FiberTypesF035
Cotton
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton

Page 5-Binding and Quilting

ConstrucBindF046
Bias grain
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
MatUsedF048
Polyester
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
NumStitchedF050
6
NumStitchF051
7
DesignF052b
Floral
DesignF052d
Outline/Ditch, pumpkinseed, Diamonds

Page 6-Design and Fabric Sources

TopSourceF064
Another quilt

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
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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

IfQmakerF007a
Made entire quilt
OtherSourceMat
Book, Mary Schafer and Her Quilts by Marston and Cunningham; Michigan State University Museum, 1990.

Image Information

function
Image - medium display (250-550 pixels)
file_medium
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
85.895
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

Maker_Associator
1E-127-F

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