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12-8-9717

Who documented this quilt?

Michigan Quilt Project

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

Michigan State University Museum

Michigan Quilt Project Number:

86.1548

Owner's name for the quilt:

Endless Chain

Name(s) for quilt's pattern in common use:

Crazy Star

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

2716

When was the form filled out?

10/18/1986

Quilt top made by:

Sell, Sylvia

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

Where the quilt was made, city:

Three Rivers

Where the quilt was made, county:

St. Joseph

Where the quilt was made, state:

Michigan (MI)

Time period:

1901-1929

Quiltmaker's gender:

Female

Quiltmaker's city:

Three Rivers

Quiltmaker's county:

St. Joseph

Quiltmaker's state:

Michigan (MI)

Quiltmaker's maiden name:

Bender

Quiltmaker's birth date:

5/23/1884

Quiltmaker's date and place of death:

11/7/1959

Quiltmaker's educational background:

3rd grade

Quiltmaker's occupation:

wife, cook

Quiltmaker's father's name:

Bender, David

Quiltmaker's father's ethnic/tribal background:

German Dutch

Quiltmaker's mother's name:

Schrayer, Saria

Quiltmaker's mother's ethnic/tribal background:

Dutch

Number of children:

2

How many of the quiltmaker's children were girls?

2

How did the quiltmaker learn to quilt?

From Relative

When did the quiltmaker learn to quilt?

Under 10 years of age

This is a:

Finished quilt

Shape of edge:

Straight

Overall color scheme:

Multicolor

Describe the quilt's layout:

Block pattern

Arrangement of quilt blocks:

Straight

Spacing of quilt blocks:

Side by side

Person filling out this form is:

Quilt owner

Source of the information on this quilt:

Grandson of quiltmaker

Ownership of this quilt is:

Private

Quilt owner's name:

Forrest Lammon

Quilt owner's city:

Three Rivers

Quilt owner's county:

St. Joseph

Quilt owner's state:

Michigan (MI)

How was this quilt acquired?

Inheritance

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

Sell, Sylvi. Endless Chain. 1901-1929. From Michigan State University Museum, Michigan Quilt Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=12-8-9717. Accessed: 12/02/22