Ilima, Island of O'ahu


Quilt Index Record: 1E-3D-138F

Project Information

InstNameF003
Michigan State University Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Michigan State University Museum Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
99.1229 AIQP
InstInvContrNumF004a
1999:39.3

Page 1

QuiltTitleF009
Ilima, Island of O'ahu
QuiltTopF054
Soong, Harriet Momilani Kimseu
QuiltedByF055
Soong, Harriet Momilani Kimseu
OthPeopleF056IfQownerF007b
Purchased the quilt
LocMadeF057a
Kailua-Kona
ProvStateF057d
Hawaii (HI)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
DateQuiltF023
1976-1999
DateFinishF023b
1999

Page 2-Quiltmaker Information

PresUseF062
Museum collection
GenderF098
Female
CityF106a
Kailua-Kona
StateF107
Hawaii (HI)
CountryF108
United States
MaidenF097b
Kimseu
BirthDateF099
3/3/1927
BirthplaceCityF098a
Waimea
BirthplaceStateF098b
Hawaii
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
DeathF100
1/2/2012
EthnicF101
Hawaiian; Native American
OccupationF104
Accounting department for Kamehameha Schools
FatherNameF109
Kimseu, Ah Sing
MarriageF099b
1946
SpouseF113
Soong, Edward
NoChildF116
3
NoFemF116a
1
NoMaleF116b
2
NameGroupF120
Ka Hui Kapa Apana O Waimea

Page 3-Physical Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
14"
OverallLengthF012b
14"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new
OtherTypeInscripF019a
Title
ContInscripF020
O'Ahu "Illma H. Soong
DateInscripF020a
1999
MethodInscripF021
Embroidery
LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
1
SizeBlockF027
14" x 14"
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight

Page 4-Physical Description continued

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique
FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton

Page 5-Binding and Quilting

MatUsedF048
Cotton
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting

Page 6-Design and Fabric Sources

ExhibitListF067a
To Honor and Comfort: Native Quilting Traditions (MSUM TES): October-December, 1999, Southern Ute Indian Cultural Center, Ignacio, Colorado; February 1 - March 25, 2000, Southwestern Michigan College Museum, Dowagiac, Michigan; September - December, 2000, Milwaukee County Historical Society, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; February - May, 2001, Forest County Potawatomi Cultural Center & Museum, Crandon, Wisconsin; January 25 - April 28, 2002, Woodland Indian Cultural Educational Center, Brantford, Ontario, Canada; January 17 - March 6, 2004, McClean County Museum of History, Bloomington, Illinois.

Page 7-Owner Information

SourceOtherF006a
Museum employee
OwnershipF082
Public- Michigan State University Museum
OwnerNameF082a
Michigan State University Museum
OwnerCityF084
East Lansing
OwnerCountyF085
Ingham
OwnerStateF086
Michigan (MI)
AcquiredF058
Purchase
ProvenanceF058a
1999, Harriet Soong
ReposFile
MichiganMSUMuseum-a0b9l7-a_8092.jpg
1E-3D-138F-234-MichiganMSUMuseum-a0b9l7-a_8092.jpg
113328
image/jpeg
AccessF080
Restricted
CopyRestF080c
Michigan State University Museum

Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Donaldson, Beth
dateverified
11
8
2007
CE

Historical and Cultural Information About this Quilt

IfQmakerF007a
Made entire quilt

Image Information

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
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

Associators

Maker_Associator
1E-127-4A

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