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Endless Chain, Crazy Star

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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: 02/28/21

QUILT INDEX RECORD

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

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

Endless Chain

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

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

Who made the quilt top?

Sell, Sylvia

Who did the quilting?

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 was the quilt made (city)?

Three Rivers

Where was the quilt made (county)?

St. Joseph

Where was the quilt made (state)?

Michigan (MI)

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

1901-1929

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 (city)?

Three Rivers

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

St. Joseph

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

Michigan (MI)

What is the quilt maker's maiden name?

Bender

What is the quilt maker's birthdate?

5/23/1884

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

If applicable, when did the quilt maker die?

11/7/1959

What is/was the last level of education completed by the quilt maker?

3rd grade

What is/was the occupation of the quilt maker?

wife, cook

What is the quilt maker's father's name?

Bender, David

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

German Dutch

What is the quilt maker's mother's name?

Schrayer, Saria

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

Dutch

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

2

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

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

What is the shape of the quilt edge?

Straight

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.

Multicolor

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?

Side by side

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

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

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?

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?

What embellishment materials were used to make the quilt top?

What fibers were used to make the quilt back?

What color is the back of the quilt?

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?

How are the quilt layers held together?

Describe the overall quilt design.

Describe any decorative patterns used in the quilt design.

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

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

Other relationship to source: If you chose Other, for the relationship to the source, describe the relationship here.

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 did the owner acquire this quilt?

Inheritance

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