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Froberg, Joy M. Something old - Something New. 2000-2025. From Wisconsin Quilt History Project, Wisconsin Quilt History Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=15-11-2142. Accessed: 04/13/21

QUILT INDEX RECORD

15-11-2142

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.

A301

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

Quiltmaker, 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).

08-07-2004

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.

Quiltmaker, Quilt owner

IF SOURCE PERSON IS A QUILTMAKER: If the source is the quilt maker, choose the parts of the quiltmaking process that best describe the quilt maker's work. Use ctrl + click for multiple values.

Made entire quilt

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.

Made the quilt

LOCATION OF DATA COLLECTION

Indian Agency House at Fort Winnebago, Portage, Wisconsin

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

Finished quilt

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.

Something old - Something New

ALTERNATE NAME(S) FOR THE QUILT'S PATTERN IN COMMON USE: This is the name of the quilt pattern that it is commonly used among quilt makers and historians. It may be different in different regions of the country.

Log Cabin Medallion & Saw Tooth Snails Trail

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

47 in.

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

47 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.

Blue or Navy, Burgundy, Cream, Green

OVERALL CONDITION: Choose the best description for the quilt being documented.

Good/moderate use

TYPE(S) OF INSCRIPTION: Choose all the options that are found on the quilt. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Date, Signature

METHOD OF INSCRIPTION: Choose the method used to inscribe the quilt. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Attached label, Embroidery

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.

2000-2025

FAMILY/OWNER'S DATE FOR QUILT: If there are family stories that indicate a date when the quilt was made, enter that date (as mm-dd-yyyy or c.yyyy, e.g. c.1965).

c. 2000

ARRANGEMENT OF BLOCKS: BLOCK ORIENTATION: This field only applies to quilts with a block format. Choose the best description for how the quilt blocks appear in the quilt.

On point or rotated on 45 degrees

NUMBER OF BORDERS: Borders are the strips of fabric that are added after the blocks (and sashings) are put together. They appear on the outside edges of the quilt. Quilts often have multiple borders. Enter the number of borders on the quilt.

3

BORDER DESCRIPTION: Describe the style of the borders (i.e. pieced, appliquéd, stenciled) and the width of each border, from the inside to the outside.

Border is machine chain pieced, burgundy and blue in color.

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

CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES USED IN QUILT TOP: PIECING TECHNIQUES: Choose the piecing method used to make the quilt. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Machine Piecing

COLOR OF BACKING: Enter all colors that are found in the quilt backing. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Blue or Navy

DESCRIPTION OF BACK: Choose the best description for the back of the quilt. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Print

CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES USED IN BINDING: Choose the construction technique used to make the quilt binding. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Machine sewn

MATERIAL USED FOR QUILT BATTING OR FILLING: Choose the fiber content that best describes the material used to fill the quilt.

Cotton

QUILTING TECHNIQUES USED: Choose the technique that best describes the way the quilt layers are held together. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Machine quilting

QUILTING DESIGNS USED: MOTIFS/OVERALL PATTERNS: Choose the overall quilt design found on the quilt top. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one. Skip the question if none of the designs appear on the quilt.

In-the-ditch

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.

Binding color is noted as blue.

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.

Froberg, Joy M.

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.

Portage

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.

Made by owner

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

Purchased new

QUILT TOP PATTERN SOURCE: Choose where the quilt maker found the pattern for this quilt. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Commercial/Published source: Pattern

ANY ADDITIONAL NOTES OR STORIES ABOUT THE QUILT'S DESIGN OR MATERIALS SOURCE: Describe anything about the design of the quilt that wasn't already recorded in a previous field.

Fabric used in this quilt was purchased new from a Debbie Mumm collection at Stitchers Crossing in Madison, Wisconsin. Owner noted this quilt was "pieced on my first sewing machine - the machine was 28 years old it died. I then quilted by machine on my new sewing machine - thus the name something old something new".

CONTESTS ENTERED (LIST ALL): List contest entered including: Contest Name, Location, Dates, Awards or Prizes, and Contest Catalog or Publications, if applicable. Use this field for all contests rather than following individual fields.

Portage (Wisconsin, USA) Quilt Show, October 2002, awarded 2nd place.

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

QUILTMAKER'S MAIDEN NAME: Enter the maiden name of the quilt maker.

Wofgram

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

Female

OCCUPATION: Enter the occupation of the quilt maker (if retired, former occupation).

Insurance Analyst

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

Wisconsin (WI)

Enter the country where the quilt maker lives/lived.

United States

FATHER'S NAME: Enter the name of the quilt maker's father.

Wolfgram, Bill

MOTHER'S NAME: Enter the name of the quilt maker's mother.

Wolfgram, Shirley

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

Computer Programmer/Analyst

HOW DID THE QUILTMAKER LEARN TO QUILT: Choose the way(s) the quilt maker learned to quilt. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

From Relative

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

Maker related, "My Grandmothers quilted. My Grandmother Wolfgram was in a church guild. I would visit her on the way home from school. I would sew-quilt sitting next to my grandmother. I then went into dress making. In my twenties quilting brought my mother and I closer together. This was after my grandmothers passed away. My mother and I shop for fabric, design, cut piece fabric to make the quilts. I machine piece the quilts and machine quilt them. My mother and I have become closer than ever.". Other quilts made by this maker are with family members in Atlanta, Georgia and Madrid, Spain.

ACCESS AND COPYRIGHT INFORMATION FOR IMAGE: Choose whether this TIF is available to use other than in this database.

Restricted

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