Mother's Flower Garden


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

Project Information

InstNameF003
Michigan State University Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Michigan Quilt Project
InstInvContrNumF004
85.1344

Page 1

OwnerNameF010
Mother's Flower Garden
DateDataF006b
9/22/1984
QuiltTopF054
Maier, Ruth
QuiltedByF055OthPeopleF056RelnQuiltF007
Quilt owner
LocMadeF057a
Lansing
ProvCountyF057b
Ingham
ProvStateF057d
Michigan (MI)
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
DateBegunF023a
1930
DateFinishF023b
1932

Page 2-Quiltmaker Information

OtherF060a
Her wedding to be used as a spread.
PresUseF062GenderF098
Female
CityF106a
Lansing
CountyF106
Ingham
StateF107
Michigan (MI)
MaidenF097b
Garlock
BirthDateF099
2/15/1909
EnviroF104c
Rural
DeathF100
12/12/1981
EdBkgdF102
high school
RelAffF103
Methodist - Lutheran
FatherNameF109
Garlock, Don Charles
EthBkgrndF110
German
MotherNameF111
Waldo, Watie Rosetta
EthBkgrndF112
German
MarriageF099bSpouseF113
Maier, Lawrence Ralph
EthBkgrndF114
German
OccupationF115
farmer
NoChildF116
3
NoFemF116a
3
LearnedToQuiltF117WhenQuiltF118
Age 20-29
WhyQuiltF119
Pleasure
OtherF119a
For her own personal use.
NumQuiltsF123
1-5 quilts
SellQuiltF127
no
TeachF129
no

Page 3-Physical Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
88"
OverallLengthF012b
86"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
PredomColorsF014QuiltSpecColorF014aOverallColorF14bOverCondF015
Very good/almost new
TypeInscripF019MethodInscripF021LocInscripF022LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
3,400 pieces
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Separated by plain sashing
BlockStyleF030a

Page 4-Physical Description continued

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036FabPrintF037ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038bConstrucF038dConstrucF038gEmbMatF039FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
White
NumPiecesF042
5
DescBackF043

Page 5-Binding and Quilting

MatUsedF044FabStrucF045ConstrucBindF046
Straight grain
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
MatUsedF048
No filling
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
NumStitchedF050
10 IN 7/8"
NumStitchF051
10 IN 3/4"
DesignF052aDesignF052bDesignF052cDesignF052d
Outline/Ditch

Page 6-Design and Fabric Sources

OthSourceF063a
Flower fabrics from family clothing, borders from material bought in dime store in Lansing (Grants) and Grand Ledge.
TopSourceF064OthTopSourceF064a
She used a metal pattern to draw around, don't know where she copied it from.

Page 7-Owner Information

IdentPersonF006
Quilt owner
OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Loraine Maier Kelsey
OwnerCityF084
Lansing
OwnerCountyF085
Ingham
OwnerStateF086
Michigan (MI)
AcquiredF058
Gift
ReposFile
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1E-3D-3AB-234-MichiganMSUMuseum-a0a3u9-a_8092.jpg
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image/jpeg
AccessF080
Restricted
CopyRestF080c
Michigan State University Museum

Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Donaldson, Beth
dateverified
10
19
2007
CE

Extra Fields

IfQownerF007b
Received as a gift
DateObtainedF088c
9/22/1984
RepairsF017

Historical and Cultural Information About this Quilt

IfQmakerF007a
Made entire quilt
PartDesF007cPattSourceF065

Image Information

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Image - medium display (250-550 pixels)
file_medium
image
file_format
jpeg
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
85.1344
ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Print
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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