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Image of 2014.006.007a-f - Pattern, Clothes

2014.006.007a-f - Pattern, Clothes

McDowell Garment Drafting Machine used to create garments. Used by Alwine (nee Mensching) Mueller. This particular kit is listed with a patent date of May 18, 1886. The Drafting Machine itself consists of four pattern pieces (accessioned as a-d). Each pattern piece is an interlocking grid of calibrated brass bars joined with screws. Each bar is inscribed with markings corresponding to various measurements. Each brass peice can be expanded or contracted according to height and girth. a: Brass template for "The Front." To be set fourth b: Brass template for "The Underarm." To be set third c: Brass template for "The Side Body." To be set second d: Brass template for "The Back." To be se

Image of 2014.6.4.1 - Doll

2014.6.4.1 - Doll

Bisque head doll with kid (leather) body, likely stuffed with sawdust. Also includes bisque hands and wrists. Bears inscription "Hch 4/0 H" on upper back indicating the possibility that this is a Heinrich Handwerck doll. Originally belonged to Alma Mueller, born in 1898 in Elk Grove. Alma's parents were Johan Heinrich Mueller (born 1856, Elk Grove) and Emma Friedericka Charlotte Louise (nee Bierman. Born 1858 in Elk Grove).

Image of 2014.6.6.1 - Block, Quilt

2014.6.6.1 - Block, Quilt

Quilt block sewn by Alwine (nee Mensching) Mueller. Variation on Grandmother's Basket pattern. Contains white with black polka-dots and green fabric.

Image of 2014.6.6.10 - Block, Quilt

2014.6.6.10 - Block, Quilt

Quilt block sewn by Alwine (nee Mensching) Mueller. Airplane pattern. Contains pink with dark pink floral pattern fabric and green with white flowers pattern fabric.

Image of 2014.6.6.12 - Block, Quilt

2014.6.6.12 - Block, Quilt

Quilt block sewn by Alwine (nee Mensching) Mueller. Rocky Road to Dublin pattern. Contains with blue flower pattern fabric and green with white flowers pattern fabric.

Image of 2014.6.6.13 - Block, Quilt

2014.6.6.13 - Block, Quilt

Quilt block sewn by Alwine (nee Mensching) Mueller. Variation on Wandering Jew pattern. Contains large green with lavender and blue floral pattern fabric and alternating patches of navy blue with white paisley pattern fabric and white and red plaid pattern fabric.

Image of 2014.6.6.2 - Block, Quilt

2014.6.6.2 - Block, Quilt

Quilt block sewn by Alwine (nee Mensching) Mueller. Double T pattern. Contains pink plaid and navy blue with white floral pattern fabric.

Image of 2014.6.6.3 - Block, Quilt

2014.6.6.3 - Block, Quilt

Quilt block sewn by Alwine (nee Mensching) Mueller. Friendship Chain (also known as Katies' Choice) pattern. Contains white and brown plaid pattern and blue with white floral pattern fabric.

Image of 2014.6.6.4 - Block, Quilt

2014.6.6.4 - Block, Quilt

Quilt block sewn by Alwine (nee Mensching) Mueller. Squirrel in a Cage pattern. Contains blue and white striped material with mahogonay geometric pattern.

Image of 2014.6.6.5 - Block, Quilt

2014.6.6.5 - Block, Quilt

Quilt block sewn by Alwine (nee Mensching) Mueller. Squirrel in a Cage pattern. Contains white with black polka-dots fabric and navy blue with white pattern fabric.

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2014.6.6.6 - Block, Quilt

Quilt block sewn by Alwine (nee Mensching) Mueller. Building Blocks pattern. Contains alternating white with pink flowers, dark green with yellow flowers, and pink with dark pink flower patterned fabric.

Image of 2014.6.6.7 - Block, Quilt

2014.6.6.7 - Block, Quilt

Quilt block sewn by Alwine (nee Mensching) Mueller. Tree of Paradise pattern. Contains white with black anchor pattern fabric and navy blue with white floral bouquet pattern fabric.

Image of 2014.6.6.8 - Block, Quilt

2014.6.6.8 - Block, Quilt

Quilt block sewn by Alwine (nee Mensching) Mueller. Tree of Paradise pattern. Contains navy blue with white pattern fabric and pink and white plaid pattern fabric.

Image of 2014.6.6.9 - Block, Quilt

2014.6.6.9 - Block, Quilt

Quilt block sewn by Alwine (nee Mensching) Mueller. Airplane pattern. Contains teal with patchwork pattern material and red with blue ivy and yellow cherries pattern fabric.