Ubuntutu


Quilt Index Record: 1E-3D-292E

Project Information

InstNameF003
Michigan State University Museum
Quilts and Human Rights
InstProjNameF003a
Michigan State University Museum Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
16.0006
InstInvContrNumF004a
2016:11.1

Page 1

QuiltTitleF009
Ubuntutu
SubjQuiltF025
Archibishop Desmond Tutu
DateDataF006b
5/31/2016
QuiltTopF054
Vandeyar, Diana
QuiltedByF055
Vandeyar, Diana
IfOtherF007d
Museum employee
LocMadeF057a
Cape Town
ProvCountryF057f
South Africa
DateQuiltF023
2000-2025
DateFinishF023b
2016

Page 2-Quiltmaker Information

ReasonsF060
Art or personal expression
Commemorative
OtherF060a
The title combines the term Ubuntu, which is a South African philosophy and phrase which translates as "human kindness" or "human-ness", combined with the name Tutu, to form "Ubuntutu". This quilt was made for the traveling exhibition MSU Museum organized to honor Archbishop Desmond Tutu, which is titled after this quilt. The quilter made the quilt in Oakton, Virginia
PresUseF062
Museum collection
GenderF098
Female

Page 3-Physical Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
30"
OverallLengthF012b
29 1/2"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new
TypeInscripF019
Message
ContInscripF020
ubuntutu
LayFormatF024
Medallion or framed center

Page 4-Physical Description continued

ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
ConstrucF038b

Page 5-Binding and Quilting

QuiltTechF049
Machine quilting

Page 6-Design and Fabric Sources

TopSourceF064
Original to maker
ExhibitListF067a
"Ubuntutu: Life Legacies of Love and Action," October 3 - November 2016, Mandela Gateway Museum, VandA Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa. "Ubuntutu: Life Legacies of Love and Action," November 24, 20146 - February 28, 2017, Stellenbosch University Museum, Stellenbosch, South Africa

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
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AccessF080
Restricted
CopyRestF080c
All rights reserved, Michigan State University Museum

Data Verification

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yes
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Beth Donaldson
dateverified
12
20
2016

Image Information

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Image - large display (550 or more pixels)
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image
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jpeg
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
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16.0006.jpg
ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
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Pearl Yee Wong
HolderF080a
Michigan State University Museum

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