Shoo Fly


Quilt Index Record: 16-33-88

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Illinois State Museum
InstInvContrNumF004
1998.152.126
InstInvContrNumF004a
784

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Relative of quiltmaker
SourceOtherF006a
grandson
DateDataF006b
c. 1988
IfQmakerF007a
Made entire quilt
IfQownerF007b
Purchased the quilt

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OwnerNameF010
Shoo Fly
OverallWidthF12a
72
OverallLengthF012b
85
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Green
Purple
Beige or Tan
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DamageF016
Tears or holes
DateQuiltF023
1901-1929
FamDateF023c
ca. 1920
OtherExDateF023d
ca. 1920
OtherDateF023e
Jan Wass, Curator

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
20
SizeBlockF027
10
ArrangeBlockF028
On point or rotated on 45 degrees
SpacingF029
Alternating with plain squares
NumBlockPatF030
1
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
BordDescF034
Single border, butted.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Wool
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
EmbellTechF038f
No

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Purple
NumPiecesF042
3
WidthPiecesF042a
14
DescBackF043
Solid/plain
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Back turned to front
WidthBindF047
half inch - one inch

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Medium (3/16?)

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
black
NumStitchedF050
7
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Double parallel lines
DesignF052b
Fans
Feathering
DesignF052c
Parallel lines
DesignF052d
Double parallel lines in pieced blocks, feathered circles in plain blocks, and fans in borders.

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Diener, Lydia Yoder

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Arthur
ProvStateF057d
Illinois (IL)
ProvCountryF057f
USA
QuiltHistF059
Given to her son Menno near time of his wedding.

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Wedding
QDesignF060b
Bedding, daily use

Exhibition history of quilt

ExhibitListF067a
“Illinois Amish Quilts: Sharing Threads of Tradition.” Springfield, IL. Illinois State Museum.
NamePlaceF067
Illinois Amish Quilts: Sharing Threads of Tradition
LocExhibitF068
Springfield, IL
TypeExhibitF070
Museum
ExpExhibitF070a
Illinois State Museum

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Public Museum, Library or Institution
OwnerNameF082a
Illinois State Museum

Other source materials available for this quilt

RelItemsF088a
See book: Illinois Amish Quilts, pp. 50-51.

Quiltmaker personal information

MaidenF097b
Yoder, Lydia
BirthDateF099
1870
DeathF100
1944
EthnicF101
Amish
RelAffF103
Amish

Quiltmaker address

CountryF108
USA

Quiltmaker Family history

FatherNameF109
Yoder, Henry S.
BplaceF109a
OH
EthBkgrndF110
Amish
MotherNameF111
Mioller, Sarah
BplaceF111a
OH
EthBkgrndF112
Amish
SpouseF113
Diener, Andrew M.
OccupationF115
farmer
NoChildF116
10
NoFemF116a
3
NoMaleF116b
7

Other quilts made by quiltmaker

AddNotesF132
See 1998.152.124.

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Contributing Institutions
MATRIX: Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University, Michigan State University Museum, Alliance For American Quilts
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Quilt Index
Resource Type
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