Pennsylvania Dutch Flower Garden


Quilt Index Record: 1E-3D-11A3

Project Information

InstNameF003
Michigan State University Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Michigan State University Museum Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
99.0251
InstInvContrNumF004a
1998:53.73

Page 1

OwnerNameF010
Pennsylvania Dutch Flower Garden
AltNameF011
Applique sampler
QuiltTopF054
Harriman, Betty Harned
QuiltedByF055
Schafer, Mary
OthPeopleF056ProvCountryF057f
United States
DateQuiltF023
1950-1975
DateFinishF023b
1973

Page 2-Quiltmaker Information

PresUseF062
Museum collection
GenderF098
Female
CityF106a
Bunceton
StateF107
Missouri (MO)
MaidenF097b
Harned
BirthDateF099
9/22/1890
DeathF100
6/21/1971
EdBkgdF102
William Wood High School. She earned a teaching degree from Warrensburg State College.
OccupationF104
She was a school teacher, the a hotel manager until her retirement.
FatherNameF109
Harned, Ben
MotherNameF111
Harned, Betty Bradley
MarriageF099b
1917-1925 (she was widowed and never remarried).
SpouseF113
Harriman, Colonel R.L.
LearnedToQuiltF117
From Relative
WhenQuiltF118
Under 10 years of age
NumQuiltsF123
more than 50
SellQuiltF127
no

Page 3-Physical Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
78 3/4"
OverallLengthF012b
99 1/2"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new
ContInscripF020
Mary Schafer
DateInscripF020a
1973
MethodInscripF021
Embroidery
OtherLocInscripF022a
top
LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
12
SizeBlockF027
16 1/2" x 16 1/2"
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Separated by plain sashing
SashWidthF032
3 1/4"
BlockStyleF030a
Sampler

Page 4-Physical Description continued

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique
FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
NumPiecesF042
2

Page 5-Binding and Quilting

WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
MatUsedF048
Polyester
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
NumStitchedF050
7
NumStitchF051
6
DesignF052a
Outline

Page 6-Design and Fabric Sources

TopSourceF064
Commercial/Published source: Magazine
CommSourceF064b
From Country Gentleman magazine, called Brides Quilt by Charlotte Whitehill
ExhibitListF067a
The Mary Schafer Collection: A Legacy of Quilt History, East Lansing, MI, July 29-December 31, 2001, Michigan State Univeristy Museum

Page 7-Owner Information

OwnershipF082
Public- Michigan State University Museum
OwnerNameF082a
Michigan State University Museum
OwnerCityF084
East Lansing
OwnerCountyF085
Ingham
OwnerStateF086
Michigan (MI)
AcquiredF058
Purchase
ProvenanceF058a
2/18/1998, Mary Vida Schafer
QuiltHistF059
Some blocks were made by Betty Harriman, others by Mary Schafer who also set them and completed the quilt. At some point Mary decided that the blocks needed to have signatures in them, so she took them around to her neighbors to have them signed.
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CopyRestF080c
Michigan State University Museum

Data Verification

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yes
verifiedby
Donaldson, Beth
dateverified
12
11
2007
CE

Extra Fields

IfQownerF007b
Purchased the quilt
SourceOtherF006a
Museum employee
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight

Historical and Cultural Information About this Quilt

IfQmakerF007a
Made quilt blocks or part of quilt top
FavesF130
Betty loved intricate applique and highly technical piecing. She also liked heavily quilted and stuffed work.
OtherSourceMat
Quilter's Journal, vol. IV, no. 4 for more information on Betty Harriman. Book, Mary Schafer and Her Quilts by Marston and Cunningham; Michigan State University Museum, 1990. Photos of quilter; Patterns; Templates; Prizes, awards, ribbons, etc. Videotape; Audiotape; Interview with quilter

Image Information

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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
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1998:53.73
ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Slide
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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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