WWII era embroidery


Quilt Index Record: 1E-3D-2925

Project Information

InstNameF003
Michigan State University Museum
Quilts and Human Rights
Quilts and Health
InstProjNameF003a
Michigan State University Museum Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
15.0203
InstInvContrNumF004a
2015:37.1

Page 1

OwnerNameF010
WWII era embroidery
DateDataF006b
6/25/2015
QuiltTopF054IfOtherF007d
Museum employee
ProvCountryF057f
United States
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
DateFinishF023b
c1944

Page 2-Quiltmaker Information

ReasonsF060
Commemorative
PresUseF062
Museum collection

Page 3-Physical Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
46"
OverallLengthF012b
82"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Beige or Tan
Blue
White
OtherColorF014c
Multi-colored thread on white
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
OtherMethodInscripF021a
Appliqued
OtherLocInscripF022a
Front
LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
15
SizeBlockF027
various
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side

Page 4-Physical Description continued

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique
FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
White

Page 5-Binding and Quilting

MatUsedF044
Cotton
MatUsedF048
No filling
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
FeaturesF053
World War II themed representing all U.S. Armed Services branches. Needlework decorations and heavily quilted. Quilt is white divided into 15 sections by red cross-stitched lines. Each section depicts scenes from the World War II era with black, blue, green, brown, and orange needlework decorations.

Page 7-Owner Information

OwnerNameF082a
Michigan State University Museum
OwnerCityF084
East Lansing
OwnerCountyF085
Ingham
OwnerStateF086
Michigan (MI)
OwnerCountryF086b
United States
AcquiredF058
Purchase
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Signatures
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Signatures
Detail 4
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Detail 4 Caption
Signatures
AccessF080
Restricted
CopyRestF080c
All rights reserved, Michigan State University Museum

Data Verification

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yes
verifiedby
Beth Donaldson
dateverified
12
20
2016
CE

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
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ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
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Pearl Yee Wong
HolderF080a
Michigan State University Museum

Detail Images


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