Broderie Perse


Quilt Index Record: 1E-3D-251D

Project Information

InstNameF003
Michigan State University Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Michigan State University Museum Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
10.0178
InstInvContrNumF004a
2010:120.1

Page 1

QuiltTitleF009
Broderie Perse
BrackmanF011a
98"
RelnQuiltF007
Quilt collector
LocMadeF057a
Pearlington
ProvStateF057d
Mississippi (MS)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
DateQuiltF023
1800-1849
DateFinishF023b
1830s

Page 2-Quiltmaker Information

PresUseF062
Museum collection

Page 3-Physical Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
92 1/2"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Beige or Tan
Blue
Cream
Red
OverCondF015
Fair/worn
LayFormatF024
Medallion or framed center
MedallionF031
24" x 24 1/2"
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight

Page 4-Physical Description continued

NumBordersF033
6
BordDescF034
Floral, zig zag, floral, floral, floral and star, floral.
FiberTypesF035
Cotton
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique
FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton

Page 5-Binding and Quilting

MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
NumStitchedF050
11
NumStitchF051
9
DesignF052d
Single parallel lines, 1/2" apart. Overlapping circles.
FeaturesF053
Broderie Perse quilt, possibly made by slaves on a Mississippi plantation.

Page 7-Owner Information

OwnershipF082
Public- Michigan State University Museum
OwnerNameF082a
Michigan State University Museum
OwnerCityF084
East Lansing
OwnerCountyF085
Ingham
OwnerStateF086
Michigan (MI)
OwnerCountryF086b
United States
AcquiredF058
Gift
ProvenanceF058a
This quilt was from Pearlington, MS. It is thought to have been made by African-American slaves. There is a letter from the donor, a letter written by the donor's great grandmother describing the family history, 2 pages of genealogy chart, marriage certificate, two pages of will of a family member, two pages from a publication citing family history. Donated by Linda Bell of Houston, TX in 2010.
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Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Donaldson, Beth
dateverified
3
16
2011
CE

Extra Fields

IfQownerF007b
Received as a gift
SourceOtherF006a
Museum employee
SourceInfoF088b
Michigan State University Museum
OtherDamageF016a
Discoloration, dyes ran, faded, disintegrated fabric, tears and holes, stains, worn binding.
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight

Image Information

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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
10.0178
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Digital
photocredit079a1
Pearl Yee Wong
HolderF080a
MSU Board of Trustees
CreditLineF080b
Courtesy of MSU Museum
DistribRestF080d
Image cannot be distributed without permission
DisplayResF080e
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LicenseF080f
Image cannot be licensed without permission

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