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KKK Quilt
Top By: Noel, Emma
Quilted By: Noel, Emma
Period: 1901-1929
Date: 1927
Location Made: Flint, Michigan (MI) United States
Project Name: Michigan State University Museum Collection
Contributor: Michigan State University Museum, Quilts and Human Rights
ID Number: 16.0092
Layout Format: Block pattern
Quilt Size: 63" x 75"
Fabrics: Cotton, Solid/plain
Colors: Red, White
Construction: Machine Piecing, Embroidery
Quilting Techniques: Hand quilting
Purpose or Function: Fundraising
Inscription: In addition to signatures in the other 27 blocks, three blocks have this embroidered inscription: "Zella Vipe (? difficult to read) E.C. Genesee Klan No. 4 Nov. 17, 1927" "Mary Jane Bishop Realm Commander Mich., Nov. 17, 1927" "Bobbie Gill Comes (?) Nov. 17, 1927 Imperial Commander Little Rock Arkansas"
Detail Images:

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Signature and date
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Signature and date
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