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12-8-2890

Who documented this quilt?

Michigan Quilt Project

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

Michigan State University Museum

Michigan Quilt Project Number:

99.0347

Owner's name for the quilt:

String

Quilt top made by:

Shagonoby, Josie

If you are the quilt owner, how did you acquire this quilt?

Received as a gift

Where the quilt was made, city:

Holland (probably)

Where the quilt was made, county:

Ottawa

Where the quilt was made, state:

Michigan (MI)

Time period:

1976-1999

When was the quilt finished?

1982

Quiltmaker's gender:

Female

Quiltmaker's city:

Holland

Quiltmaker's county:

Ottawa

Quiltmaker's state:

Michigan (MI)

Quiltmaker's maiden name:

Lewis

Quiltmaker's birth date:

1896

Quiltmaker's date and place of death:

1989

Quiltmaker's ethnic background/tribal affiliation:

Ottawa Potowatomie

Quiltmaker's occupation:

waitress/factory worker

Quiltmaker's father's name:

Lewis, James

Quiltmaker's mother's name:

Lewis, Mary

Quiltmaker's spouse's/spouse(s) occupation:

lumber company, Heinz Pickle factory, Pokagon Band of Potowatomie Chief

This is a:

Finished quilt

How wide is the quilt?

66"

How long is the quilt?

77"

Overall color scheme:

Multicolor

Quilt's condition:

Fair/worn

Describe the quilt's layout:

Block pattern

Number of quilt blocks:

42

Arrangement of quilt blocks:

Straight

Spacing of quilt blocks:

Side by side

Piecing techniques used to make the quilt top:

Machine Piecing

What kind of filling is used in the quilt?

Cannot tell

Quilting techniques used:

Tied or tufted

Where did the maker get their materials?

Old clothes

Exhibitions where this quilt was displayed:

Our Quilts Collecting Colorful Memories, Muskegon, MI, June 1998-March 1999, Muskegon County Museum

Publications (including web sites) where this quilt or maker was featured:

Exhibit label; Photos of quilter

Source of the information on this quilt:

Museum employee

Ownership of this quilt is:

Private

Quilt owner's name:

Debra Gutowski

Quilt owner's city:

Muskegon

Quilt owner's county:

Muskegon

Quilt owner's state:

Michigan (MI)

How was this quilt acquired?

Gift

Tell the story of how the quilt was obtained.

Josie (Lewis) Shagonoby, great aunt

Access and copyright information:

Restricted

How did the quiltmaker participate in the creation of the quilt?

Made entire quilt

Copyright holder:

Michigan State University Museum

Cite this Quilt

Shagonoby, Josi. String. 1982. From Michigan State University Museum, Michigan Quilt Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=12-8-2890. Accessed: 08/12/22