Rolling Stone


Quilt Index Record: 1E-3D-1063

Project Information

InstNameF003
Michigan State University Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Michigan State University Museum Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
92.0035
InstInvContrNumF004a
7410.2

Page 1

OwnerNameF010
Rolling Stone
AltNameF011
Bow Tie Quilt; Magic Circle, True Lover's Knot, Dumbell Block
BrackmanF011a
3608; 1429a
QuiltTopF054
Blakeslee, Martha
QuiltedByF055OthPeopleF056ProvCountryF057f
United States
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
DateBegunF023a
1890

Page 2-Quiltmaker Information

ReasonsF060PresUseF062
Museum collection
GenderF098
Female
CityF106a
Birmingham
CountyF106
Oakland
StateF107
Michigan (MI)
MaidenF097b
Durkee
BirthDateF099
8/8/1847
EnviroF104cDeathF100
2/24/1923
FatherNameF109
Durkee, John Franklin
EthBkgrndF110
Welsh
MotherNameF111
Durkee, Mary Elizabeth Beardslee
MarriageF099bSpouseF113
Blakeslee, Frank W.
OccupationF115
Owner of Blakeslee Dry Goods, on Maple Road
NoChildF116
1
NoFemF116a
1
LearnedToQuiltF117
From Relative
WhenQuiltF118WhyQuiltF119

Page 3-Physical Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
74
OverallLengthF012b
80
QuiltSpecColorF014aOverallColorF14bOverCondF015
Good/moderate use
TypeInscripF019MethodInscripF021LocInscripF022LayFormatF024
Block pattern
SpacingF029BlockStyleF030a

Page 4-Physical Description continued

BordDescF034
4" at the top and bottom
FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036FabPrintF037
Plaid
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038bConstrucF038dConstrucF038gEmbMatF039FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040bNumPiecesF042
2
DescBackF043

Page 5-Binding and Quilting

MatUsedF044FabStrucF045ConstrucBindF046
Back turned to front
MatUsedF048
Cotton
DesignF052aDesignF052bDesignF052c

Page 6-Design and Fabric Sources

SourceMatF063OthSourceF063a
The family owned a general store that was the source of their fabrics.
TopSourceF064
Public domain/traditional pattern
RelItemsF088a
Great Lakes, Great Quilts (2001) book, page 26.

Page 7-Owner Information

OwnershipF082
Public- Michigan State University Museum
OwnerNameF082a
Michigan State University Museum
OwnerCityF084
East Lansing
OwnerCountyF085
Ingham
OwnerStateF086
Michigan (MI)
AcquiredF058
Gift
ProvenanceF058a
0/15/1992, Betty Quarton Hoard
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170624
image/pjpeg
AccessF080
Restricted
CopyRestF080c
Michigan State University Museum

Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Donaldson, Beth
dateverified
11
29
2007
CE

Extra Fields

IfQownerF007b
Received as a gift
SourceOtherF006a
Museum employee
DamageF016RepairsF017

Historical and Cultural Information About this Quilt

IfQmakerF007a
Made entire quilt
PartDesF007cPattSourceF065AddNotesF066
Betty Quarton Hoard remembers the blue plaid fabric used in this quilt, one of her favorites, was also used in other family quilts. Called "Rolling Stone" by the family, this quilt was made with Bow Tie pattern blocks in a Snowball setting.
OtherSourceMat
Photos of quilter; Audiotape Interview with quilter

Image Information

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Image - medium display (250-550 pixels)
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image
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jpeg
Contributing Institutions
MATRIX: Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University, Michigan State University Museum, Alliance For American Quilts
Publisher
Quilt Index
Resource Type
StillImage
InvenNumF075
7410.2
ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Slide
photocredit079a1
KEVA
HolderF080a
Michigan State University Museum
CreditLineF080b
Courtesy of Michigan State University Museum
DistribRestF080d
Michigan State University Museum
DisplayResF080e
Michigan State University Museum
LicenseF080f
Michigan State University Museum

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