Carpenter's Wheel


Quilt Index Record: 1E-3D-E8B

Project Information

InstNameF003
Michigan State University Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Michigan Quilt Project
InstInvContrNumF004
87.0412

Page 1

OwnerNameF010
Carpenter's Wheel
DateDataF006b
10/6/1987
QuiltTopF054
Maddox, Willie
QuiltedByF055
Maddox, Willie
OthPeopleF056RelnQuiltF007LocMadeF057a
Kalamazoo
ProvCountyF057b
Kalamazoo
ProvStateF057d
Michigan (MI)
DateQuiltF023
1976-1999
DateFinishF023b
1985

Page 2-Quiltmaker Information

ReasonsF060PresUseF062GenderF098
Female
CityF106a
Kalamazoo
CountyF106
Kalamazoo
StateF107
Michigan (MI)
BirthDateF099
1910?
EnviroF104cDeathF100
1988
EthnicF101
African American
EdBkgdF102
probably gradeschool, I'm not certain is she is literate or not
RelAffF103
Church goer, unknown denomination
EthBkgrndF110
African American
EthBkgrndF112
African American
MarriageF099bSpouseF113LearnedToQuiltF117
From Relative
WhenQuiltF118
Under 10 years of age
OtherF119a
I do it for pleasure; I just like to piece
NumQuiltsF123
more than 50
SellQuiltF127
yes
PriceF128
$100
TeachF129
no

Page 3-Physical Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
70"
OverallLengthF012b
92"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
PredomColorsF014QuiltSpecColorF014aOverallColorF14bOverCondF015
Excellent/like new
TypeInscripF019MethodInscripF021LocInscripF022LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
6
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SashWidthF032
1"
BlockStyleF030a

Page 4-Physical Description continued

NumBordersF033
2 at sides, 1 at top and bottom
BordDescF034
3", 2", 1"
FabricTypeF036FabPrintF037ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038bConstrucF038dConstrucF038gEmbMatF039FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040bNumPiecesF042
1
DescBackF043

Page 5-Binding and Quilting

MatUsedF044FabStrucF045ConstrucBindF046
Back turned to front
MatUsedF048
Blanket or flannel
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
NumStitchedF050
3
NumStitchF051
4
DesignF052aDesignF052bDesignF052c
Parallel lines

Page 6-Design and Fabric Sources

SourceMatF063TopSourceF064OthTopSourceF064a
Commercial (book, magazine, etc.)
ExhibitListF067a
Such Pretty Bedclothes, Quilts From Some of Kalamazoo's Black Quiltmakers , Kalamazoo, MI, October 6-30, 1987, Space Gallery, Knauss Hall, Western Michigan University

Page 7-Owner Information

IdentPersonF006
Author/researcher
OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Bruce Haight
OwnerCityF084
Kalamazoo
OwnerCountyF085
Kalamazoo
OwnerStateF086
Michigan (MI)
AcquiredF058
Purchase
QuiltHistF059
"It's just a quilt". She's shy, self effacing. She won't or can't talk about quilt though loves hearing someone else talk about it and is proud to see her quilts, loves having her picture taken with quilts. Looking forward to T.V. documentary showing.
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AccessF080
Restricted
CopyRestF080c
Michigan State University Museum

Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Donaldson, Beth
dateverified
11
16
2007
CE

Extra Fields

IfQownerF007b
Purchased the quilt
DateObtainedF088c
10/6/1987
DamageF016RepairsF017ShapeCornersF013b
Straight

Historical and Cultural Information About this Quilt

IfQmakerF007a
Made entire quilt
PartDesF007cPattSourceF065OtherSourceMat
Photos of quilter; Videotape

Image Information

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Image - medium display (250-550 pixels)
file_medium
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, Alliance For American Quilts
Publisher
Quilt Index
Resource Type
StillImage
InvenNumF075
87.0412
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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