Catherine Ashley Wayne
81” x 92 1/2”
MSUM 5994.1, Gift of Mary Bunto
Photo by KEVA, all rights reserved Michigan State
|A note was pinned to the quilt when it was purchased
by Mary Bunto in 1984 from the estate of Mrs. Blakeney of Birmingham,
Michigan. The note reads:
||Made by Catherine Ashley Wayne, New York c. 1835.
Miss Ashley was a great-great-grandmother of Jeanne Blakeney
and a sister-in-law of the second mayor of Detroit.
|The second mayor of Detroit was Henry J. Hunt,