One-Room Schoolhouse


Quilt Index Record: 1E-3D-F94

Project Information

InstNameF003
Michigan State University Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Michigan Quilt Project
InstInvContrNumF004
88.0090

Page 1

OwnerNameF010
One-Room Schoolhouse
AltNameF011
House on the Hill, The Star's Exhibition House Quilt Block Pattern, Little White House on on a Hill
BrackmanF011a
862
DateDataF006b
3/8/1988
QuiltTopF054
Richeson, Eulalia
QuiltedByF055
Richeson, Eulalia
OthPeopleF056RelnQuiltF007
Quilt owner
LocMadeF057a
Monroe
ProvCountyF057b
Monroe
ProvStateF057d
Michigan (MI)
DateQuiltF023
1976-1999
DateBegunF023a
1975
DateFinishF023b
1976

Page 2-Quiltmaker Information

ReasonsF060OtherF060a
Mother made this one especially for me since I'm a schoolteacher.
PresUseF062GenderF098
Female
CityF106a
Paden City
StateF107
West Virginia (WV)
MaidenF097b
Briggs
BirthDateF099
6/29/1912
EnviroF104cDeathF100
5/10/1986
EdBkgdF102
10th grade
RelAffF103
Methodist (St. Pauls)
OccupationF104
Glass worker, nurses aide
FatherNameF109
Briggs, John
EthBkgrndF110
English
MotherNameF111
Briggs, Anna Truax
EthBkgrndF112
American Indian
MarriageF099b
6/30/1933
SpouseF113
Richeson, James Wilmer
OccupationF115
Glass worker, carpenter
NoChildF116
2
NoFemF116a
1
NoMaleF116b
1
LearnedToQuiltF117
From Relative
WhenQuiltF118
Age 50 or over
OtherF119a
She gave a quilt for new babies. She was lonely and this was a passtime for her.
SellQuiltF127
yes
PriceF128
$25

Page 3-Physical Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
80"
OverallLengthF012b
96"
ShapeEdgeF013
Scalloped
PredomColorsF014
White
QuiltSpecColorF014aOverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new
TypeInscripF019MethodInscripF021LocInscripF022NumBlockF026
42
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
BlockStyleF030a

Page 4-Physical Description continued

BordDescF034
2"
FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036FabPrintF037ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038bConstrucF038dConstrucF038gEmbMatF039FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040bNumPiecesF042
1
DescBackF043

Page 5-Binding and Quilting

MatUsedF044FabStrucF045ConstrucBindF046
Bias grain
MatUsedF048
Cotton
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
NumStitchedF050
10
NumStitchF051
12
DesignF052aDesignF052bDesignF052cDesignF052d
Outline/Ditch

Page 6-Design and Fabric Sources

SourceMatF063
Purchased new
OthSourceF063a
Fabric came from J.C. Penney and K-Mart.
TopSourceF064
Commercial/Published source: Magazine
CommSourceF064b
Quilt World
ExhibitListF067a
St. Paul's Methodist Church
ContestListF071a
Monroe County Fair, Monroe, MI, about 1975, Red ribbon

Page 7-Owner Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Wanda Barton
OwnerCityF084
Monroe
OwnerCountyF085
Monroe
OwnerStateF086
Michigan (MI)
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
ReposFile
MichiganMSUMuseum-a0b5n8-a_8092.jpg
1E-3D-F94-234-MichiganMSUMuseum-a0b5n8-a_8092.jpg
103645
image/pjpeg
AccessF080
Restricted
CopyRestF080c
Michigan State University Museum

Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Donaldson, Beth
dateverified
11
16
2007
CE

Extra Fields

IfQownerF007b
Inherited
DateObtainedF088c
3/8/1988
DamageF016RepairsF017ShapeCornersF013b
Straight

Historical and Cultural Information About this Quilt

IfQmakerF007a
Made entire quilt
PartDesF007cPattSourceF065FavesF130
She had wooden frames that she kept up in her living room. She used the frame that sit on the floor with excess rolled at one side. When she moved it to small apartment she used an oval lap frame. Her favorite pattern was Dresden Plate. She subscribed to "Quilt World" and traced many patterns from it. Her favorite color was pink and she used cotton fabric, cotton batting.
CustomsF131
She used to say stitches put in on Sunday were taken out by the nose on Monday.
OtherSourceMat
The Monroe Evening News Thursday, Jan. 24, 1985. Photos of quilter; Clippings or photocopies; Interview with quilter.

Image Information

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Image - medium display (250-550 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, Alliance For American Quilts
Publisher
Quilt Index
Resource Type
StillImage
InvenNumF075
88.0090
ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Other
OtherSourceF077a
Polaroid
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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