Flying Geese


Quilt Index Record: 1E-3D-1FE7

Project Information

InstNameF003
Michigan State University Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Michigan Quilt Project
InstInvContrNumF004
86.2159

Page 1

OwnerNameF010
Flying Geese
AltNameF011
Cut Glass Dish, Winged Square, Golden Gates, Prism Block
BrackmanF011a
1703
DateDataF006b
12/21/1986
QuiltTopF054
Shorley, Lilly
QuiltedByF055OthPeopleF056MakerGroupNameF097
Hessel Presbyterian Ladies Aid
RelnQuiltF007
Quilt owner
LocMadeF057a
Detroit
ProvCountyF057b
Wayne
ProvStateF057d
Michigan (MI)
DateQuiltF023
1950-1975
DateFinishF023b
1975

Page 2-Quiltmaker Information

ReasonsF060PresUseF062GenderF098
Female
CityF106a
Detroit
CountyF106
Wayne
StateF107
Michigan (MI)
BirthDateF099
1890s
EnviroF104cDeathF100
1984
OccupationF104
housewife and weaver
MarriageF099bSpouseF113
Shorley, Frank
EthBkgrndF114
born in England
NoChildF116
2
NoFemF116a
1
NoMaleF116b
1
LearnedToQuiltF117WhenQuiltF118WhyQuiltF119

Page 3-Physical Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
62"
OverallLengthF012b
95"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
QuiltSpecColorF014aOverallColorF14bOverCondF015
Excellent/like new
TypeInscripF019MethodInscripF021LocInscripF022LayFormatF024
Block pattern
SizeBlockF027
40
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Alternating with plain squares
BlockStyleF030a

Page 4-Physical Description continued

NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
3 1/2"
FabricTypeF036FabPrintF037ConstrucF038bConstrucF038dConstrucF038gEmbMatF039FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton or polyester blend
ColorBackingF040bNumPiecesF042
1
DescBackF043

Page 5-Binding and Quilting

MatUsedF044FabStrucF045MatUsedF048
Polyester
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
NumStitchedF050
6
NumStitchF051
5
DesignF052aDesignF052b

Page 6-Design and Fabric Sources

SourceMatF063TopSourceF064

Page 7-Owner Information

IdentPersonF006
Quilt owner
OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Edna Birge
OwnerCityF084
Hessel
OwnerCountyF085
Mackinac
OwnerStateF086
Michigan (MI)
ReposFile
MichiganMSUMuseum-a0d1z7-a_8092.jpg
1E-3D-1FE7-234-MichiganMSUMuseum-a0d1z7-a_8092.jpg
55115
image/pjpeg
AccessF080
Restricted
CopyRestF080c
Michigan State University Museum

Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Donaldson, Beth
dateverified
11
15
2007
CE

Extra Fields

IfQownerF007bDateObtainedF088c
12/21/1986
DamageF016RepairsF017ShapeCornersF013b
Straight

Historical and Cultural Information About this Quilt

IfQmakerF007aPartDesF007cPattSourceF065

Image Information

function
Image - medium display (250-550 pixels)
file_medium
image
file_format
jpeg
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
86.2159
ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Slide
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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