Detroit Signature


Quilt Index Record: 1E-3D-290C

Project Information

InstNameF003
Michigan State University Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Michigan State University Museum Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
16.0087
InstInvContrNumF004a
2016:50.1

Page 1

OwnerNameF010
Detroit Signature
AltNameF011
Album
DateDataF006b
9/28/2016
LocMadeF057a
Detroit
ProvCountyF057b
Wayne
ProvStateF057d
Michigan (MI)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
DateFinishF023b
1935

Page 2-Quiltmaker Information

PresUseF062
Museum collection

Page 3-Physical Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
65"
OverallLengthF012b
80"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Blue
Red
White
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
TypeInscripF019
Signature
Multiple Names
ContInscripF020
Block inscriptions starting in upper left hand corner. Row 1, Column 1: Sister Roberta Wilson 1988 E Alexandrine Detroit, Michigan Tel 3457 Row 1, Column 2: Sister Ethel Wiggins 9134 Delmar Street Detroit Michigan Row 1, Column 3: Sister Adell Anderson 3429 Chene Street Detroit Phone Melrose 9835 Row 1, Column 4: Sister Irene Grean 4108 Horatio St. Detroit TY 4-0078 Row 2, Column 1: Iantha Pinkney Row 2, Column 2: Genevieve Parker 2212 Pierce Street ME 2911 Detroit Michigan Row 2, Column 3: Sister Ruth Randall 3118 St. Aubin Detroit, Michigan Row 2, Column 4: Sister Margie Jones 2180 Waston Detroit Mich Tel 2988 Row 3, Column 1: Sister Carrie Turner 3537 St. Aubin Street TE.20985 2135 Mack Ave. Detroit Mich. Row 3, Column 2: Sister Phyllis Sheffield 2145 St. Joseph Street Detroit Michigan Row 3, Column 3: Mrs. Mollie Mason 3429 Chene Street Detroit Michigan Row 3, Column 4: Sister Julia Roberts 13593 Lumpkin Street Detroit Michigan Te 7-4684 Row 4, Column 1: Sister Annie Mae Russell 3133 St. Aubin Detroit, Michigan Te 23312 Row 4, Column 2: Sister Mattie Rogers 3118 St. Aubin Detroit Mich Phone TE.30198 Row 4, Column 3: Sister Destine Daniel 8029 Russel Street Detroit Mich MA 7612 Row 4, Column 4: Sister Iverleaner Parker 9919 Pierce Street ME.2711 Detroit Michigan Row 5, Column 1: Sister Mattie Rogers 3459 St. Aubin Detroit, Michigan Row 5, Column 2: Sister Ida Johnson 1789 Canton St. Detroit, Michigan Row 5, Column 3: Doris Parker 2212 Pierces ME2771 Detroit Michigan Row 5, Column 4: Sister Lois Railey 2928 Arndt St Detroit Michigan
MethodInscripF021
Embroidery
LocInscripF022
on block
LayFormatF024
Block pattern
SizeBlockF027
15 1/2" x 15 1/2"
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
BlockStyleF030a
Same block throughout

Page 4-Physical Description continued

NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
2" wide blue on sides only
FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
EmbMatF039
Cotton thread
FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
White
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Page 5-Binding and Quilting

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
WidthBindF047
half inch - one inch
BindWidthF047a
On top of the quilt only
MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Medium
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White, blue
NumStitchedF050
4
NumStitchF051
5
WidthF051a
1/2" - 3/4"
DesignF052c
Parallel lines

Page 7-Owner Information

OwnershipF082
Public Museum, Library, or Institution
OwnerNameF082a
Michigan State University Museum
OwnerCityF084
East Lansing
OwnerCountyF085
Ingham
OwnerStateF086
Michigan (MI)
OwnerCountryF086b
United States
AcquiredF058
Purchase
ProvenanceF058a
Purchased from a dealer
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AccessF080
Restricted
CopyRestF080c
All rights reserved, Michigan State University Museum

Data Verification

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yes
verifiedby
Beth Donaldson
dateverified
12
20
2016

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
Publisher
Quilt Index
Resource Type
StillImage
InvenNumF075
16.0087.jpg
ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
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Pearl Yee Wong
HolderF080a
Michigan State University Museum

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