English Rose


Quilt Index Record: 1E-3D-1DF3

Project Information

InstNameF003
Michigan State University Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Michigan Quilt Project
InstInvContrNumF004
96.0048

Page 1

OwnerNameF010
English Rose
AltNameF011
Rose of Sharon
QuiltTopF054
Drake, Rhoda Stanton
QuiltedByF055
Drake, Rhoda Stanton
OthPeopleF056RelnQuiltF007
Quilt owner
LocMadeF057a
Breckenridge
ProvCountyF057b
Gratiot
ProvStateF057d
Michigan (MI)
DateQuiltF023
1901-1929
DateBegunF023a
1925
DateFinishF023b
3/25/1927

Page 2-Quiltmaker Information

ReasonsF060PresUseF062GenderF098
Female
CityF106a
Breckenridge
CountyF106
Gratiot
StateF107
Michigan (MI)
MaidenF097b
Waggoner
BirthDateF099
1878
EnviroF104cDeathF100
1955
EthnicF101
Pennsylvania Dutch
EdBkgdF102
Breckenridge High School, Yerrington College, St. Louis, MI
RelAffF103
United Methodist
OccupationF104
Housewife and mother, embroidery and other fancy work
FatherNameF109
Waggoner, Lemuel
EthBkgrndF110
Pennsylvania Dutch
MotherNameF111
Stanton, Mary Jane
EthBkgrndF112
Pennsylvania Dutch
MarriageF099b
3/25/1902
SpouseF113
Drake, Wilke M.
OccupationF115
Physician and surgeon
NoChildF116
1
NoFemF116a
1
LearnedToQuiltF117
From Relative
WhenQuiltF118
Age 11-19
WhyQuiltF119
Gifts
OtherF119a
During the Depression and during the war (WWII) gave quilts to younger woman in Sunday school class who married.
SellQuiltF127
no
TeachF129
only informally
LocGroupF121
At the Methodist Church in Breckenridge

Page 3-Physical Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
67 1/2"
OverallLengthF012b
81 1/2"
QuiltSpecColorF014aOverallColorF14bOverCondF015
Excellent/like new
TypeInscripF019MethodInscripF021LocInscripF022LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
20
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Separated by plain sashing
BlockStyleF030a

Page 4-Physical Description continued

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036FabPrintF037ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038bConstrucF038dConstrucF038g
Photography/ photo transfer
EmbMatF039FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040bNumPiecesF042
2
DescBackF043

Page 5-Binding and Quilting

MatUsedF044FabStrucF045ConstrucBindF046MatUsedF048
Cotton
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
NumStitchedF050
5
NumStitchF051
5 1/2
DesignF052aDesignF052bDesignF052cDesignF052d
Outline/Ditch

Page 6-Design and Fabric Sources

SourceMatF063TopSourceF064OthTopSourceF064a
Commercial (book, magazine, etc.)
CommSourceF064b
The "Pink" English Rose came out "The War of Roses", the English "Lancasters" had the rose and the yorks the rose. Rhoda made it for her husband's English ancestry.
ExhibitListF067a
Muskegon County Museum, Muskegon, MI; Muskegon Lakeside Methodist Church; Howe Memorial Library, Breckenridge; Great Lake Regional Herb Society Symposium, Hillsdale; Shelby, White Lake & Montague, MI; House Tours, from 1973 to present; Poetry Society of Michigan & Canada. Visitors of the Poetry Society of this state were on tour. During Michigan Week in May, annually on the day of the Mayor Exchange Day. Village officials and visitors have been out since 1975 with two exceptions: two years they were unable to set up a mayor exchange day. Old School & Village Reunion. Held in August, biannually and later upon request. Muskegon Writers; Muskegon Women's Literature and Drama Department; Church Groups;Methodist Women's Society; Rachel Circle; Mary Martha Circle; Two youth groups; New membership groups; Questors Collectors on home tours 1973-1996
RelItemsF088a
Photo of quilt collector

Page 7-Owner Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Margaret Drake Elliott
OwnerCityF084
Breckenridge
OwnerCountyF085
Gratiot
OwnerStateF086
Michigan (MI)
AcquiredF058
Gift
QuiltHistF059
Rhoda frowned on machine work on her quilts (She did them all by hand). Because this quilt was machine bound and the stitches are 5 to the inch instead of 8-8 1/2, we think someone else quilted it.
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AccessF080
Restricted
CopyRestF080c
Michigan State University Museum

Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Donaldson, Beth
dateverified
11
30
2007
CE

Extra Fields

IfQownerF007b
Received as a gift
DamageF016
Stains
RepairsF017

Historical and Cultural Information About this Quilt

IfQmakerF007a
Made entire quilt top
PartDesF007cPattSourceF065FavesF130
Rhoda frowned on machine work on her quilts (She did them all by hand).
CustomsF131
Pennsylvania Dutch girl could make her bridal quilt after she had 12 in her hope chest

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
96.0048
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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