Comet


Quilt Index Record: 1E-3D-1493

Project Information

InstNameF003
Michigan State University Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Michigan Quilt Project
InstInvContrNumF004
03.0053

Page 1

QuiltTitleF009
Comet
QuiltTopF054
Donaldson, Beth
QuiltedByF055
Donaldson, Elizabeth Ann
OthPeopleF056LocMadeF057a
Lansing
ProvCountyF057b
Ingham
ProvStateF057d
Michigan (MI)
DateQuiltF023
1976-1999
DateBegunF023a
1992
DateFinishF023b
1992

Page 2-Quiltmaker Information

ReasonsF060
Teaching or learning sample
OtherF060a
This quilt was made to appear in the book, Quilting Through the Year with New Traditions.
GenderF098
Female
CityF106a
Lansing
CountyF106
Ingham
StateF107
Michigan (MI)
MaidenF097b
Kolodziej
BirthDateF099
5/1/1957
EnviroF104c
Urban
EthnicF101
Polish American
EdBkgdF102
3 years of college
RelAffF103
Roman Catholic
OccupationF104
Quilter, quilt historian, Quilt collections assistant, MSU Museum
FatherNameF109
Kolodziej, Chester John
EthBkgrndF110
Polish American
MotherNameF111
Kolodziej, Joan Trybus
EthBkgrndF112
Polish American
MarriageF099b
June 1, 1979
SpouseF113
Donaldson, Thomas James
EthBkgrndF114
Irish, French Canadian, American, Scottish
OccupationF115
Vice President, Delphi Glass Corporation, Senior Analyst Small Business Administration
NoChildF116
2
NoFemF116a
2
WhenQuiltF118
Age 11-19
NumQuiltsF123
more than 50
SellQuiltF127
yes
TeachF129
yes
NameGroupF120
Capitol City Quilt Guild, The Charm Group.
LocGroupF121
Lansing, MI
SpecialGroupF122
Raffle quilts, charity quilts, round robins, block exchanges, challenge quilts.

Page 3-Physical Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
40"
OverallLengthF012b
28"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new
OtherTypeInscripF019a
Title
ContInscripF020
Comet" 40" x 28" machine pieced & quilted hand embellished made by Beth Donaldson 126 Horton Lansing, MIchigan
DateInscripF020a
1992
LocInscripF022
on back
LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
7
SizeBlockF027
various
SpacingF029
Separated by floated or random sashing

Page 4-Physical Description continued

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Satin
UniqueF037b
Lame
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
NumPiecesF042
1

Page 5-Binding and Quilting

WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
MatUsedF048
Cotton or polyester blend
QuiltTechF049
Machine quilting
DesignF052c
Stipple
DesignF052d
circles, comet trails

Page 6-Design and Fabric Sources

CommSourceF064b
This quilt was made to appear in the book, Quilting Through the Year with New Traditions by Winnifred L. Riddle and Dawn Goodrich Sarrault, SPPS, 1994, page 27.
ExhibitListF067a
Western Wayne County Quilt Show, Belleville, MI, October 17-19, 2003
RelItemsF088a
This quilt was made to appear in the book, Quilting Through the Year with New Traditions by Winnifred L. Riddle and Dawn Goodrich Sarrault, SPPS, 1994, page 27.

Page 7-Owner Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Beth Donaldson
OwnerCityF084
Lansing
OwnerCountyF085
Ingham
OwnerStateF086
Michigan (MI)
AcquiredF058
Made by owner
ReposFile
MichiganMSUMuseum-a0c0l7-a_8092.jpg
1E-3D-1493-234-MichiganMSUMuseum-a0c0l7-a_8092.jpg
150154
image/jpeg
AccessF080
Restricted
CopyRestF080c
Michigan State University Museum

Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Donaldson, Beth
dateverified
4
3
2008
CE

Extra Fields

IfQownerF007b
Made the quilt
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight

Historical and Cultural Information About this Quilt

IfQmakerF007a
Made entire quilt
PattSourceF065
Original to maker
FavesF130
Sewing machine, Traditional, bed quilts.
OtherSourceMat
Have published two books, Block By Block for That Patchwork Place in 1995 and Charm Quilts for EZ International in 1997.

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
photocredit079a1
Pearl Yee Wong
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

Owner_Associator
1E-127-7
Maker_Associator
1E-127-7

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