pillow, doll

Catalog Number
White pillow with a pattern of blue stripes.  The pattern consists of one thick stripe followed by 5 thin stripes.
1953.13.3-6, 7a-b, 8a-b, 9, 10 and 11 were all made by the donor's mother (Jantje "Janet" Fisher) ca. 1883. The donor, Eva Fisher Klomparens (1878-1959), played with the items in 1953.13 as a child.

Michigan birth records show that Eva was born in Allegan County, MI on 10-14-1878. The 1880 US Census shows that Eva lived in Heath, Allegan County, MI at the time, with her parents Hiram (Hays) and Janet Fisher (1839-1900).
Eva married Albert Klomparens in Hamilton, MI on 12-31-1898. Eva died in Zeeland, MI on 3-25-1959.
Gift of
Klomparens, Mrs. A.J.