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Cite this Quilt

Mingo, Luc. Snakes. From Michigan State University Museum, Michigan Quilt Project; Michigan State University Museum Collection; Women of Color Quilters Network; Quilts and Human Rights. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=12-8-6785. Accessed: 10/17/21

QUILT INDEX RECORD

12-8-6785

Who documented this quilt?

Michigan Quilt Project; Michigan State University Museum Collection; Women of Color Quilters Network; Quilts and Human Rights

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

Michigan State University Museum; Quilts and Human Rights; Women of Color Quilters Network

Michigan Quilt Project Number

15.0179

If this quilt is owned by a museum, enter the accession number here

2014:55.62

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

Snakes

Who helped you fill out the form?

Aleia Brown

When was the form filled out?

2/27/2015

Who made the quilt top?

Mingo, Lucy

Who did the quilting?

Mingo, Lucy

WHERE WAS THE QUILT MADE: City:

Boykin

State:

Alabama (AL)

Country:

United States

How is this quilt used?

Artwork/wall hanging

Choose the gender of the quilt maker(s).

Female

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

African American

Did/does the quilt maker belong to a quilting group? If yes, name the group(s).

Women of Color Quilters Network

What type of quilted object is this?

Finished quilt

How wide is the quilt?

61 3/8"

How long is the quilt?

91 3/8"

What is the shape of the quilt edge?

Straight

What color(s) is the quilt?

Beige or Tan; Blue; Green; Orange; Purple

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

Excellent/like new

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

Place; Single Inscription

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

Made by Lucy Mingo from Alabama

If you chose Other, please describe where the inscription was found.

Top right

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

Block pattern

How many blocks are in the quilt?

35

How are the blocks arranged in the quilt?

Straight

How are the blocks spaced in the quilt?

Side by side

How many borders are on the quilt?

1

Describe the style of the borders.

Purple border 1"

What piecing method was used to make the quilt top?

Machine Piecing

What applique method was used to make the quilt top?

Machine Applique

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

Front turned to back

How are the quilt layers held together?

Machine quilting

What is the source of the quilt's pattern?

Original to maker

Who documented this quilt?

Quilt collector

Ownership of this quilt is:

Public- Michigan State University Museum

Quilt owner's name:

Michigan State University Museum

Quilt owner's city:

East Lansing

Quilt owner's county:

Ingham

Quilt owner's state.

Michigan (MI)

How did the owner acquire this quilt?

Received as a gift

Tell the story of how the quilt was obtained.

From the Collection of Carolyn Mazloomi

Who photographed this quilt?

Pearl Yee Wong

Who is the copyright holder?

Michigan State University Museum, all rights reserved

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