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Cite this Quilt

Kralik, Elizabeth A. Children's Zoo. 1940s?. From Michigan State University Museum, Michigan Quilt Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=12-8-3985. Accessed: 05/15/21

QUILT INDEX RECORD

12-8-3985

Who documented this quilt?

Michigan Quilt Project

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

Michigan State University Museum

Michigan Quilt Project Number

85.0207

What is the title of the quilt?

Children's Zoo

What is the pattern name that it is commonly used among quilt makers and historians for this quilt?

Wagon Wheel

What is the number for this pattern from Barbara Brackman's Encyclopedia of Pieced Patterns or Applique?

241.9

When was the form filled out?

3/5/1985

Who made the quilt top?

Kralik, Elizabeth A.

Who did the quilting?

Kralik, Elizabeth A.

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?

WHERE WAS THE QUILT MADE: City:

Youngstown

County:

Mahoning

State:

Ohio (OH)

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

1930-1949

When was the quilt finished?

1940s?

Please explain other reasons why this quilt was made.

Birth of a grandchild, Elizabeth Jackson to daughter Louise (Jackson) Imber

How is this quilt used?

Choose the gender of the quilt maker(s).

Female

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

United States

What is the quilt maker's birthdate?

11/1/1889

What environment did the quilt maker(s) live in?

If applicable, when did the quilt maker die?

7/24/1963

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

Slovak

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

Slovak

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

Slovak

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

Policeman for Youngstown, Ohio

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

6

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

4

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

2

How did the quilt maker learn to quilt?

From Relative

When did the quilt maker begin making quilts?

Under 10 years of age

Why does/did the quilt maker make quilts?

What type of quilted object is this?

Finished quilt

How wide is the quilt?

44"

How long is the quilt?

58"

What is the shape of the quilt edge?

Straight

What is the shape of the corners?

Straight

What color(s) is the quilt?

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.

Choose the best color scheme description for the quilt.

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

Good/moderate use

Is this quilt damaged? If yes, how?

Describe any repairs made to this quilt.

If the quilt has an inscription, what type(s) of inscriptions are on the quilt?

How was the inscription made?

Where is the inscription found on the quilt?

What is the layout (or set) of the quilt?

Block pattern

How are the blocks arranged in the quilt?

Straight

How are the blocks spaced in the quilt?

Alternating with plain squares

If one shape is used throughout the quilt, what is that shape?

How many borders are on the quilt?

1

Describe the style of the borders.

2 1/2"

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

Cotton

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

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

What piecing method was used to make the quilt top?

Hand Piecing

What applique method was used to make the quilt top?

What novelty technique was used to make the quilt top?

What embellishments were used to make the quilt top?

Embroidery

What embellishment materials were used to make the quilt top?

What fibers were used to make the quilt back?

Cotton

What color is the back of the quilt?

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

1

How do you describe the quilt back?

What fiber type was used to make the quilt binding?

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

What construction technique was used to finish the edge of the quilt?

Straight grain

What is the fiber content of the quilt filling?

Cotton

How are the quilt layers held together?

Hand quilting

Describe the overall quilt design.

Describe any decorative patterns used in the quilt design.

Describe any background/fill patterns used in the quilt design.

Describe anything about the physical appearance of the quilt that wasn't already recorded in a previous field.

Embroidered animals in the center of each hexagon.

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

What is the source of the quilt's pattern?

Who documented this quilt?

Quilt owner

Ownership of this quilt is:

Private

Quilt owner's name:

Louise A. Imber

Quilt owner's city:

Clinton

Quilt owner's county:

Lenawee

Quilt owner's state.

Michigan (MI)

Access and copyright information:

Restricted

What parts of the quilt making process did the quilt maker do?

Made entire quilt

If the source helped design the quilt, choose the best description of their input.

Where did the quilt maker find the pattern for the quilting design on this quilt?

Who is the copyright holder?

Michigan State University Museum