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5-2-1463

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

Illinois State Museum

Who documented this quilt?

Illinois Quilt Research Project

Illinois Quilt Research Project Registry Number:

NS-408

Ownership of this quilt is:

Private

Quilt owner's city:

Havana

Quilt owner's county:

Mason

Quilt owner's state:

Illinois (IL)

Quilt owner's country:

United States

Date or year made:

early 1930s

Quiltmaker's Name (top):

Haylaine, Kate

Quiltmaker's Name (quilter):

Haylaine, Kate

Quiltmaker's county:

The maker lived most of their life in Rural McLean County

Quiltmaker's state:

Illinois (IL)

Quiltmaker's country:

United States

Where was the quiltmaker born (city)?

McLean County

Where was the quiltmaker born (state)?

Illinois

Where was the quiltmaker born (country)?

United States

Date and place of quiltmaker's death:

1935, Bloomington IL

What is/was the quiltmaker's religious affiliation?

Presbyterian

Spouse's occupation:

farmer

Did the quiltmaker have any children? If so, how many?

none

Quiltmaker's mother's name:

Ross, Pamela

Quiltmaker's mother's birthplace:

Indiana

Quiltmaker's father's name:

Ross, John

Quiltmaker's father's birthplace:

McLean Co. IL

Notes on how or when the quiltmaker learned to quilt:

Taught by family members in the late 1800s.

What is the ancestry/ethnic background of the quiltmaker's family?

English, Scotch-Irish

Why does/did the quiltmaker quilt?

Pleasure; Church; Gifts

Did the quiltmaker grow up in an urban or rural environment?

Rural

Education of quiltmaker?

High school

Anything else we should know about the quiltmaker?

The maker made other quilts.

Describe the relationship to the quilt's maker:

Great niece

How did the owner get the quilt?

Gift

How did the quiltmaker participate in the creation of the quilt?

Pieced the quilt; Quilted the quilt

Why was the quilt made? Was it made for a special occasion?

Personal enjoyment

Where the quilt was made, city:

Funks Grove

Where the quilt was made, county:

McLean

Where the quilt was made, state:

Illinois (IL)

Where the quilt was made, country:

United States

List other materials available about this quilt. This may include oral history, articles, additional photos or publications, etc.

The owner owns ten other quilts.

Date owner signed the form:

1989-07-27

Pattern name; used by owner or by maker:

Rob Peter to Pay Paul

Date provided by maker/owner:

late 1920s or early 1930s

Time period:

1930-1949

Format:

Finished quilt

Construction (top):

Block pattern

Block style (top):

Same block throughout

Arrangement of quilt blocks:

Straight

Number of full blocks; pieced, appliqued, and plain:

120

Spacing of quilt blocks:

Side by side

How many borders are on the quilt?

2

Describe the borders:

Inner yellow, outer white

Shape of edge:

Straight

Notes on condition, damage, or repairs:

Dark spots on quilt caused by fire damage in 1969

Access and copyright information:

Restricted

Copyright holder:

Illinois State Museum, all rights reserved

Cite this Quilt

Haylaine, Kat. Rob Peter to Pay Paul. early 1930s. From Illinois State Museum, Illinois Quilt Research Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=5-2-1463. Accessed: 03/02/24