The Robe


Quilt Index Record: 1E-3D-1136

Project Information

InstNameF003
Michigan State University Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Michigan Quilt Project
InstInvContrNumF004
94.0060

Page 1

OwnerNameF010
The Robe
AltNameF011
Peeled Orange
BrackmanF011a
3532
QuiltTopF054
Rumpf, Lorraine
QuiltedByF055
Rumpf, Lorraine
OthPeopleF056LocMadeF057a
Tarzanna
ProvCountyF057b
Los Angeles
ProvStateF057d
California (CA)
DateQuiltF023
1950-1975
DateBegunF023a
1952
DateFinishF023b
1955

Page 2-Quiltmaker Information

ReasonsF060PresUseF062OthPresUseF062a
Quilt has been retired from use to preserve what's left.
GenderF098
Female
CityF106a
Montclair
CountyF106
San Bernadino
StateF107
California (CA)
MaidenF097b
Sarvis
BirthDateF099
4/25/1921
EnviroF104cEthnicF101
German English
EdBkgdF102
Edwin Denby High Graduate 1939-June
RelAffF103
Lutheran
OccupationF104
Retired rural postal carrier, U.S. Postal Service
FatherNameF109
Sarvis, John Edward
EthBkgrndF110
English
MotherNameF111
Sarvis, Dolly Williams
EthBkgrndF112
German
MarriageF099b
7/18/1939
SpouseF113
Rumpf, Willard H.
OccupationF115
Chief Stationary Engineer
NoChildF116
2
NoFemF116a
1
NoMaleF116b
1
WhenQuiltF118
Age 20-29
NumQuiltsF123
5-20 quilts
TeachF129
yes
NameGroupF120
The Montclair Woman's Club

Page 3-Physical Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
69 3/4"
OverallLengthF012b
76 1/2"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
QuiltSpecColorF014aOverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Fair/worn
ContInscripF020
"Lorraine", have added name and date on back in ink
LocInscripF022OtherLocInscripF022a
lower right hand corner
NumBlockF026
24
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029SashWidthF032
2 1/4"
BlockStyleF030a

Page 4-Physical Description continued

BordDescF034
5 1/4"
FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Sateen
FabPrintF037
Floral
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique
ConstrucF038dConstrucF038gEmbMatF039FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040bNumPiecesF042
1
DescBackF043

Page 5-Binding and Quilting

MatUsedF044FabStrucF045ConstrucBindF046MatUsedF048
Cotton
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
NumStitchedF050
5
NumStitchF051
6
WidthF051a
1 1/2"
DesignF052a
Patches outlined/in the ditch
DesignF052bDesignF052c
Parallel lines
DesignF052d
Chain

Page 6-Design and Fabric Sources

SourceMatF063
Sewing scraps
OthSourceF063a
Top is entirely of scraps-panles are of sasheen drapery lining left over from drapery I had made (1947)
TopSourceF064ExhibitListF067a
County Fair
ContestListF071a
West Valley Comm. Fair,, Reseda, CA, May 1955 , 1st Place ; Honorable Mention, Sept. 1955, LA Co. Fair, Pomona Cal; First Oct. 1956 San Bernardino Co. Fair, Victorville ,CA.
RelItemsF088a
Patterns, I believe I still have extra design patches some place around the house (pictured in some photos)

Page 7-Owner Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Lorraine Sarvis Rumpf
OwnerCityF084
Montclair
OwnerCountyF085
San Bernardino
OwnerStateF086
California (CA)
AcquiredF058
Made by owner
QuiltHistF059
The Robe A panel quilt An Original variation of "Jospeph's Coat" "The Robe" is made in sections of four panels. The main design consists of a six pointed star representing the Star of Bethlehem surrounded by the Crown of Thorns. The strips seperating the panels is quilted in a chain design representing the chain with which Christ was bound to the cross on his way to Calvary. The small quilting design between the points of the star was drawn to signify unity of the Holy Trinity, The Father, Son and Holy Ghost. The quilted cross carries the religious theme of the quilt. I am 35 years old and mother of two children. I have always loved to sew. At nine I embroidered blocks for a quilt for my bed, and after marriage made two quilt tops for my children's beds, but did not quilt them. In 1954 I quilted a crib quilt that had been made by the children's great-grandmother, but "The Robe" is the first quilt made from start to finish by myself.
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Michigan State University Museum

Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Donaldson, Beth
dateverified
11
30
2007
CE

Extra Fields

IfQownerF007b
Made the quilt
DamageF016
Disintegration of fabric
RepairsF017
Rebound

Historical and Cultural Information About this Quilt

IfQmakerF007a
Made entire quilt
PartDesF007cPattSourceF065OtherSourceMat
Prizes, awards, ribbons, etc. Photos of quilter. Montclair Tribune, Thursday, August 21, 1975, Becoming Popular Again, The art of quilting, By Lynne Locke. From the DAILY REPORT, Ontario-Upland, Calif., Fri., Oct. 12, 1962 C-1; Club Quilters Weave History of Montclair. Club project will show first home, first church and new civic center. Montclair's Entry, 2/21/1963

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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
Publisher
Quilt Index
Resource Type
StillImage
InvenNumF075
94.0060
ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Print
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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