Fish Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 1E-3D-EF2

Project Information

InstNameF003
Michigan State University Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Michigan Quilt Project
InstInvContrNumF004
87.0202

Page 1

OwnerNameF010
Fish Quilt
AltNameF011
Delectable Mountains variation
DateDataF006b
2/20/1987
QuiltTopF054QuiltedByF055OthPeopleF056RelnQuiltF007
Quilt owner
ProvStateF057d
West Virginia (WV)
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
DateFinishF023b
1859

Page 2-Quiltmaker Information

ReasonsF060PresUseF062GenderF098CountryF108
United States
EnviroF104cMarriageF099bSpouseF113LearnedToQuiltF117WhenQuiltF118WhyQuiltF119

Page 3-Physical Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
76"
OverallLengthF012b
85"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
QuiltSpecColorF014aOverallColorF14bOverCondF015
Fair/worn
ContInscripF020
S.M.I. or S.M.J. or both three different places
DateInscripF020a
May the 18th ,1859 and June the 16th 1859
MethodInscripF021LocInscripF022OtherLocInscripF022a
top
NumBlockF026
150, some are incomplete or partial
MedallionF031
23" x 23"
SpacingF029BlockStyleF030a

Page 4-Physical Description continued

NumBordersF033
3
BordDescF034
1" cream, 2" green, 2 1/4" white
FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036FabPrintF037ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique
ConstrucF038dConstrucF038gEmbMatF039FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040bNumPiecesF042
3
DescBackF043

Page 5-Binding and Quilting

MatUsedF044FabStrucF045ConstrucBindF046
Straight grain
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
MatUsedF048
Cotton
NumStitchedF050
6-7
NumStitchF051
8
DesignF052a
Clamshell
DesignF052bDesignF052c
Parallel lines

Page 6-Design and Fabric Sources

SourceMatF063TopSourceF064ExhibitListF067a
Threads of Time, Grand Rapids, MI, June-September 1986, Grand Rapids Public Museum
ContestListF071a
West Michigan Quilt Guild Show, Grand Rapids, MI, April 1986, Museum's choice
RelItemsF088a
Michigan Quilts, fig. 23, p. 32

Page 7-Owner Information

IdentPersonF006
Quilt owner
OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Linda M. Hoemke
OwnerCityF084
Rockford
OwnerCountyF085
Kent
OwnerStateF086
Michigan (MI)
AcquiredF058
Purchase
ProvenanceF058a
Grand Rapids, Michigan area farm sale. Antique dealer, Allegan Antique market, June 1985. Misner fam., cannot trace
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MichiganMSUMuseum-a0b4x6-a_8092.jpg
1E-3D-EF2-234-MichiganMSUMuseum-a0b4x6-a_8092.jpg
66106
image/pjpeg
AccessF080
Restricted
CopyRestF080c
Michigan State University Museum

Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Donaldson, Beth
dateverified
11
15
2007
CE

Extra Fields

IfQownerF007b
Purchased the quilt
DateObtainedF088c
2/20/1987
RepairsF017ShapeCornersF013b
Straight

Historical and Cultural Information About this Quilt

IfQmakerF007aPartDesF007cPattSourceF065AddNotesF066
Little eyes appliqued on fish. Note-appliqued oak leaf at upper right corner of medallion.
OtherSourceMat
Prizes, awards, ribbons, etc.

Image Information

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Image - medium display (250-550 pixels)
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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
87.0202
ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Slide
photocredit079a1
Peter Glendinning
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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