Garden of Eden


Quilt Index Record: 1E-3D-1884

Project Information

InstNameF003
Michigan State University Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Michigan Quilt Project
InstInvContrNumF004
00.0301

Page 1

OwnerNameF010
Garden of Eden
AltNameF011
Economy
BrackmanF011a
1873
DateDataF006b
4/28/1999
QuiltTopF054QuiltedByF055OthPeopleF056RelnQuiltF007
Quilt owner
ProvCountryF057f
United States
DateQuiltF023
1850-1875
DateFinishF023b
ca. 1870

Page 2-Quiltmaker Information

ReasonsF060PresUseF062GenderF098CountryF108
United States
EnviroF104cMarriageF099bSpouseF113LearnedToQuiltF117WhenQuiltF118WhyQuiltF119

Page 3-Physical Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Brown
OverallColorF14bOverCondF015
Excellent/like new
TypeInscripF019MethodInscripF021LocInscripF022LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
56 pieced, 42 alternate plain
SpacingF029
Alternating with plain squares
BlockStyleF030a

Page 4-Physical Description continued

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038bConstrucF038dConstrucF038gEmbMatF039FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040bDescBackF043

Page 5-Binding and Quilting

MatUsedF044FabStrucF045ConstrucBindF046QuiltTechF049NumStitchedF050
11
DesignF052aDesignF052bDesignF052cFeaturesF053
browns, madders, shirtings

Page 6-Design and Fabric Sources

SourceMatF063TopSourceF064

Page 7-Owner Information

IdentPersonF006
Quilt owner
OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Mrs. Edward Atwood
OwnerCityF084
Benton Harbor
OwnerCountyF085
Berrien
OwnerStateF086
Michigan (MI)
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
ProvenanceF058a
Belonged to Grandmother, died 1979. Original settlers of Mystic River, CT. Never washed.
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AccessF080
Restricted
CopyRestF080c
Michigan State University Museum

Data Verification

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yes
verifiedby
Donaldson, Beth
dateverified
6
18
2008
CE

Extra Fields

IfQownerF007b
Inherited
DateObtainedF088c
4/28/1999
DamageF016RepairsF017

Historical and Cultural Information About this Quilt

IfQmakerF007aPartDesF007cPattSourceF065

Image Information

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Image - medium display (250-550 pixels)
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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
00.0301
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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