MSU Sesquicentennial Women


Quilt Index Record: 1E-3D-21F9

Project Information

InstNameF003
Michigan State University Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Michigan State University Museum Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
05.0049
InstInvContrNumF004a
2006:6.1

Page 1

QuiltTitleF009
MSU Sesquicentennial Women
QuiltTopF054
Schwab, Martha
Olson, Mary
Berger, Sue
Gilliland, Joan
Graham, Jean
Bryde, Dawn
Le Mense, Carol
Hughes, Bea
Harsh, Karen
Dunn, Mary Ann
Lewis, Jean
QuiltedByF055
Schwab, Martha
Olson, Mary
Berger, Sue
Gilliland, Joan
Graham, Jean
Bryde, Dawn
Le Mense, Carol
Hughes, Bea
Harsh, Karen
Dunn, Mary Ann
Lewis, Jean
OthPeopleF056MakerGroupNameF097
MSU Faculty Folk Club
LocMadeF057a
East Lansing
ProvCountyF057b
Ingham
ProvStateF057d
Michigan (MI)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
DateQuiltF023
2000-2025
DateFinishF023b
2005

Page 2-Quiltmaker Information

ReasonsF060
Commemorative
PresUseF062
Museum collection
GenderF098
Group
CountyF106
Ingham
CityF106a
East Lansing
StateF107
Michigan (MI)
MarriageF099bSpouseF113

Page 3-Physical Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
58"
OverallLengthF012b
58"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Brown
Cream
Green
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new
TypeInscripF019
Signature
Date
Multiple Names
ContInscripF020
Martha Schwab, Mary Olson, Sue Berger, Joan Gilliland, Jean Graham, Dawn Bryde, Carol Le Mense, Bea Hughes, Karen Harsh, Mary Ann Dunn, Jean Lewis
MethodInscripF021
Attached label
LocInscripF022
on back
LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
16
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Separated by sashing with cornerstones or connecting blocks
Separated by pieced pattern sashing

Page 4-Physical Description continued

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique
ConstrucF038g
Photography/ photo transfer
FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton

Page 5-Binding and Quilting

MatUsedF044
Cotton
MatUsedF048
Cotton
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
FeaturesF053
Photos include (left to right, top to bottom): Old College Hall, Farm Lane Bridge, Mary Merrill (second woman graduate, first college librarian), Linda Landon (college librarian), cooking class, Myrtle Craig Mowbry (first black graduate), sewing class, women's athletics - fencing, WWII Victory gardening, MSC joins the Big Ten, Nancy Anne Fleming (Miss Michigan/Miss America 1961), women in science, 3 MSU Rhodes Scholars, Dr. Beatrice Paolucci, MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon, and Beaumont Tower.

Page 6-Design and Fabric Sources

SourceMatF063
Purchased new
TopSourceF064
Original to maker
ExhibitListF067a
The quilt was exhibited at the Kellogg Center at MSU from May - December 2005. Images of the quilt were intended to pay particular acknowledgement to women and women's activites at MSU.

Page 7-Owner Information

OwnershipF082
Public- Michigan State University Museum
OwnerNameF082a
Michigan State University Museum
OwnerCityF084
East Lansing
OwnerCountyF085
Ingham
OwnerStateF086
Michigan (MI)
AcquiredF058
Gift
ProvenanceF058a
Made by MSU Faculty Folk Quilting Group to celebrate MSU's Sesquicentennial in 2005. The quilt was donated to the Office of the President, and then transferred to MSU Museum.
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CopyRestF080c
Michigan State University Museum

Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Donaldson, Beth
dateverified
5
6
2008
CE

Extra Fields

IfQownerF007b
Received as a gift
SourceOtherF006a
Museum employee
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight

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

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