Framed Star


Quilt Index Record: 18-36-8C

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
State Historical Society of Iowa
InstProjNameF003a
Mary Barton Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
1988.64.30

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Quilt collector
Author/researcher
RelnQuiltF007
Quilt collector
IfQownerF007b
Purchased the quilt

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OwnerNameF010
Framed Star
AltNameF011
Rainbow Star; Glitter Star
BrackmanF011a
3778
OverallWidthF12a
85 inches
OverallLengthF012b
88.5 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
White
Red
Pink
Green
Blue or Navy
Yellow
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Unknown/Not Rated
DamageF016
Disintegration of fabric
DateQuiltF023
1850-1875
FamDateF023c
c. 1860-1880

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Medallion or framed center
SubjQuiltF025
Large star block
NumBordersF033
Seven
BordDescF034
Borders 1,3,5 and 7 are green and yellow print. Three sides of border #7 have a different green/yellow stripe. Border #2 is pink/white sawtooth. Border #4 is pink/white print along the top of the quilt. Border #6 is a small red print also used in the star.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Striped
Print
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
EmbellTechF038f
No
PaperF038i
no

Quilt back materials and construction

OtherFabF040a
Plain white muslin back.
ColorBackingF040b
White

Quilt binding

UniqueBindF045a
Bound with red fabric not otherwise found in the quilt.

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
No filling

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
NumStitchedF050
Six stitches per inch.
DesignF052a
Single parallel lines
DesignF052d
Quilting is a random diagonal design.

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Quiltmaker, Unknown

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Unknown
QDesignF060b
Unknown
PresUseF062
Museum collection

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Unknown

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Public Museum, Library or Institution
OwnerStateF086
Iowa (IA)
OwnerCountryF086b
United States

Image Information

InvenNumF075
1988.64.30.jpg
ImageConF075a
Full Image
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Slide
DateF079
9
1994
CE
DigDateF079a
5
29
2008
CE
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Registrar,State Historical Society of Iowa
CopyRestF080c
Registrar,State Historical Society of Iowa
DistribRestF080d
Registrar,State Historical Society of Iowa
DisplayResF080e
Registrar,State Historical Society of Iowa
LicenseF080f
Registrar,State Historical Society of Iowa

File 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

data verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Evans, Jodi
dateverified
5
22
2008
CE

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