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Rose of Sharon applique

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Markett, Mary Carolin. Rose of Sharon applique. From Michigan State University Museum, Michigan Quilt Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=12-8-792. Accessed: 09/22/21

QUILT INDEX RECORD

12-8-792

Who documented this quilt?

Michigan Quilt Project

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

Michigan State University Museum

Michigan Quilt Project Number

02.0067

What is the name of the quilt given by the owner?

Rose of Sharon applique

Who made the quilt top?

Markett, Mary Caroline

Who did the quilting?

Markett, Mary Caroline

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?

Inherited

Country:

United States

This quilt was made to be used as a

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 environment did the quilt maker(s) live in?

How did the quilt maker learn to quilt?

When did the quilt maker begin making quilts?

Why does/did the quilt maker make quilts?

How wide is the quilt?

85"

How long is the quilt?

86"

What is the shape of the quilt edge?

Straight

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?

Stains

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 many blocks are in the quilt?

4

What size are the blocks?

29"

How are the blocks arranged in the quilt?

Straight

What is the width of the sashing?

9"

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.

9" appliqued border

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

Cotton

What types of fabric 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?

Hand Applique

What novelty technique was used to make the quilt top?

What embellishments were used to make the quilt top?

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?

4

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 is the width of the binding (front side only)?

less than a half inch

What is the fiber content of the quilt filling?

Cotton

How are the quilt layers held together?

How many quilting stitches are there per inch? Count only the stitches on the top.

10

Choose another spot on the quilt. How many quilting stitches are there per inch? Count only the stitches on the top.

9

Describe the overall quilt design.

Outline

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

Describe any quilting designs that appear on the quilt, but were not listed in a previous field.

berries, leaves

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

What is the source of the quilt's pattern?

Ownership of this quilt is:

Private

Quilt owner's name:

Mary L Randles

Quilt owner's city:

Howell

Quilt owner's county:

Livingston

Quilt owner's state.

Michigan (MI)

How did the owner acquire this quilt?

Inheritance

Tell the story of how the quilt was obtained.

1992, Annie Mary Malone Vanden Bosch, mother

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

This quilt is a family heirloom made by my grandmothers grandmother who lived in southern Alabama. During the Civil War the family silver and other valuables were wrapped in the quilt, placed in an iron pot and burried in the ground to keep the Yankee troops from plundering.

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