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Stark, Mrs. Emil. Mohawk Trail. 1930-1949. From Wisconsin Quilt History Project, Wisconsin Quilt History Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=15-11-1044. Accessed: 05/17/21

QUILT INDEX RECORD

15-11-1044

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

Wisconsin Quilt History Project

Who documented this quilt?

Wisconsin Quilt History Project

CONTRIBUTING INSTITUTIONAL INVENTORY CONTROL NUMBERS: Enter the main control number for this item you are entering. For a museum, this will probably be your acquisition number. It may be the number given to the quilt by the state or county project.

203

AUTHOR/INTERVIEWEE: The person who brought the quilt for documentation is the source. Enter his/her name here.

Quilt owner

DATE OF DATA COLLECTION: Enter the date the state or county documentation form was filled out (as mm-dd-yyyy or c.yyyy, e.g. c.1965).

04-08-1989

RELATIONSHIP OF SOURCE PERSON TO QUILT: Choose the best description of the relationship of the source to the quilt. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Quilt owner

IF SOURCE PERSON IS QUILT OWNER: If the source is the owner, choose how they came to own the quilt. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Inherited

INTERVIEWER

Williams, Ann

LOCATION OF DATA COLLECTION

Country Inn, Pewaukee, Wisconsin

TYPE OF QUILT OBJECT: Choose the best description for the quilt being documented.

Quilt top with unfinished edge

OWNER'S NAME FOR QUILT'S PATTERN: Enter the name given to the quilt by the owner. This can be the name the family used to refer to the quilt as it passed through different generations, e.g. "Aunt Susie's quilt" or a pattern name that the owner used.

Mohawk Trail

BRACKMAN NUMBER: If you have used Barbara Brackman's Encyclopedia of Pieced Patterns or Applique to identify the pattern, enter the number assigned by Brackman here.

3302

OVERALL WIDTH: Enter how wide the quilt is. Specify units of measure (mm or in or inches)

85.50 in.

OVERALL LENGTH: Enter how long the quilt is. Specify unit of measure (mm or in or inches).

102.50 in.

PREDOMINANT COLOR(S): CHECK ALL THAT APPLY: Enter all colors that are found in the quilt. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Beige or Tan, Black, Blue or Navy, Green, Lavender, Orange, Purple, Red

OVERALL COLOR SCHEME: Choose the best color scheme description for the quilt being documented.

Multicolor

DAMAGE TO QUILT: Use this field to describe specific damage to the quilt. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Other

OTHER DAMAGE TO QUILT: If you chose Other, please describe the damage.

Noted as "unused, has a few spots".

TIME PERIOD: Choose the time frame that best describes when the quilt was made. The date does not have to appear on the quilt to enter it in this field. This can be your best guess based on family stories or your own knowledge of quilts.

1930-1949

FURTHER INFORMATION CONCERNING DATES: If you know anything else about the date the quilt was made, please tell the story.

Present owner's mother was 9 years old when given the quilt but date/year was not noted.

LAYOUT FORMAT: Choose the best description for the layout (or set) of the quilt.

Block pattern

FABRIC FIBER TYPES USED IN QUILT TOP: Choose all the types of fiber that are used to make the quilt top. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Cotton

FABRIC PATTERNS, STYLES, MOTIFS, OR PRINT CATEGORIES USED IN QUILT TOP: Choose all the types of prints that are used to make the quilt top. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Print

ANY OTHER FEATURES OR NOTES ABOUT THE QUILT'S APPEARANCE, MATERIALS OR CONSTRUCTION: Describe anything about the physical appearance of the quilt that wasn't already recorded in a previous field.

This is a quilt top only described as pieced and appliqued blocks, made of multi colored prints with a green background

QUILT TOP MADE BY: Enter the name of the person(s) who made the quilt top. Names must be listed last name first, followed by first name and middle name or initials; last name should be followed by a comma and space.

Stark, Mrs. Emily

CITY: Enter the name of the city where the quilt was made. Skip the question if you don't know where the quilt was made.

Brookfield/New Berlin area

COUNTY: Enter the name of the county where the quilt was made. Skip the question if you don't know where the quilt was made.

Waukesha

STATE: Enter the name of the state where the quilt was made. Skip the question if you don't know where the quilt was made.

Wisconsin (WI)

COUNTRY: Enter the name of the country where the quilt was made. Skip the question if you don't know where the quilt was made.

United States

HOW WAS QUILT ACQUIRED BY OWNER: Choose the best description for how the owner acquired the quilt. Use ctrl + click to choose
more than one. Skip the question if you don't know how the owner acquired the quilt.

Inheritance

OCCASION, DATE, PERSON INHERITED FROM, ETC: If the quilt was inherited, enter any information you know about the inheritance. Skip the question if the quilt was not passed on through a family.

Owner inherited it from her mother.

ANY ADDITIONAL STORIES OR NOTES ABOUT THE QUILT'S OWNERSHIP OR HISTORY: Describe anything about the history of the quilt that wasn't already recorded in a previous field.

This quilt top was made by Mrs. Emily Stark of the Brookfield/New Berlin area in Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Mrs. Stark used fabric's from her husband's garment factory where aprons and dresses were made. Mrs. Stark was a neighbor of the owner's grandparents and gave the quilt top to the present owner's mother who was 9 years old at the time it was gifted.

SOURCE OF QUILT'S MATERIALS: Choose how the quilt maker acquired the fabric for this quilt. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Other

OTHER SOURCE(S) OF QUILT'S MATERIALS: If you chose Other, please explain how the quilt maker acquired the fabric for this quilt.

Scraps from the maker's husband's garment factory.

OWNERSHIP OF THIS QUILT IS: Choose whether the quilt is owned by a person (private) or a museum or public collection.

Private

QUILT OWNER STATE: State of current quilt owner.

Wisconsin (WI)

QUILT OWNER COUNTRY: Country of current quilt owner

United States

GENDER: Choose the gender of the quilt maker(s). Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Female

COUNTY: Enter the county where the quilt maker lives/lived.

Waukesha

CITY: Enter the city where the quilt maker lives/lived.

Brookfield/New Berlin

STATE: Enter the state where the quilt maker lives/lived.

Wisconsin (WI)

Enter the country where the quilt maker lives/lived.

United States

SPOUSE'S/SPOUSES' OCCUPATION: Enter the occupation of the quilt maker's spouse.

Garment factory owner

ANY OTHER NOTES OR STORIES ABOUT THE QUILTMAKER: Enter any information about the quilt maker not already entered in a previous field.

The quilt maker was 91 years old and crippled with arthritis when this quilt top was made. According to the quilt owner Mrs. Stark also "made quilt for other neighbors".

FOR HOLDER OF COPYRIGHT, CONTACT: Enter the name of the person or institution that owns the copyright to the image.

Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts

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