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Michigan Signature Quilt, Crown of Thorns
Top By: Parker, Mary
Period: 1850-1875
Date: 1865
Location Made: Burlington, Michigan (MI) United States
Project Name: Michigan State University Museum Collection
Contributor: Michigan State University Museum
ID Number: 16.0003
Layout Format: Block pattern
Quilt Size: 80" x 82 3/4"
Fabrics: Cotton, Print
Colors: Beige or Tan, Brown, Blue, Pink, Yellow
Construction: Hand Piecing
Quilting Techniques: Hand quilting
Inscription: Beginning in the top left corner, moving in 6-block rows from left to right. * denotes repeated name: Mary Parker / Burlington / Lapeer Co. / Michigan Mrs. Elizabeth Skyme / North Branch / Lapeer Co. / Michigan M______[?] Smith / Burlinton / Lapeer Co. / Michigan Mrs. Ann A. ______ [?] / North Branch / Lapeer Co. / Michigan Mrs. Dollie Travis / North Branch / Lapeer Co. / Michigan *Charlie Ballard / North Branch / Lapeer Co. / Michigan Anthony D______[?] / North Branch / Lapeer Co. / Michigan Millie Butler / North Branch / Lapeer Co. / Michigan Mr. Calvin Carpenter / North Branch / Lapeer Co. / Michigan Louisa A. Carpenter / North Branch / Lapeer Co. / Michigan Hallie J. Carpenter / North Branch / Lapeer Co. / Michigan *Will Sallinger / North Branch / Lapeer Co. / Michigan Millie Butler / North Branch / Lapeer Co. / Michigan Mary Richards / North Branch / Lapeer Co. / Michigan Charlie Dunham / North Branch / Lapeer Co. / Michigan Mr. Henry Sallinger / North Branch / Lapeer Co. / Michigan Mrs. Ellie L. Calligan / North Branch / Lapeer Co. / Michigan Jacob Sallinger / North Branch / Lapeer Co. / Michigan Charlie McCormick / North Branch / Lapeer Co. / Michigan Mr. Alfred C_____ [?] / North Branch / Lapeer Co. / Michigan *Charlie Ballard / North Branch / Lapeer Co. / Michigan *Will Sallinger / North Branch / Lapeer Co. / Michigan Lyman Carpenter / North Branch / Lapeer Co. / Michigan Alice Barton / Burlington / Lapeer Co. / Michigan Mrs. L____[?] / North Branch / Lapeer Co. / Michigan Sara Butler / North Branch / Lapeer Co. / Michigan Mrs. Louisa Scott / North Branch / Lapeer Co. / Michigan *Thomas McDowel / North Branch / Lapeer Co. / Michigan Mary Barton / North Branch / Lapeer Co. / Michigan David Rittle / Burlington / Lapeer Co. / Michigan Mary _____[?] / North Branch / Lapeer Co. / Michigan Eliza Stafford / Burlington / Lapeer Co. / Michigan Mary Rittle / Burlington / Lapeer Co. / Michigan *Charlie Ballard / North Branch / Lapeer Co. / Michigan Will Richards / North Branch / Lapeer Co. / Michigan *Thomas McDowel / North Branch / Lapeer Co. / Michigan
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