Shooting Star


Quilt Index Record: 1B-3A-6B6

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Louisiana Regional Folklife Program
Tech University
InstProjNameF003a
Louisiana Quilt Documentation Project
InstInvContrNumF004
1982

Information source fields

DateDataF006b
7/16/1989
IfQownerF007b
Inherited

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Shooting Star
OverallWidthF12a
63.5
OverallLengthF012b
77
PredomColorsF014
Gold
Yellow
White
OverallColorF14b
Light or pastel colors
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Fair/worn
FamDateF023c
1939
OtherDateF023e
Date estimated by Susan Roach

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
SizeBlockF027
9.5 X 9.5
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Separated by plain sashing
SashWidthF032
2.5
NumBordersF033
4
BordDescF034
3 inches wide, Single

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
Print
UniqueF038h
Applique, Pieced

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
DescBackF043
Solid/plain

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Unfinished/raw edge
Machine sewn
Hand sewn

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cotton

Quilting description

ThrColorF049b
Gold
NumStitchedF050
4
DesignF052d
Rows

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Laborde, Lovetta Igard

Quilt provenance

ProvCountryF057f
United States

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnerCityF084
Marksville
OwnerStateF086
Louisiana (LA)

Other source materials available for this quilt

RelItemsF088a
Her friends helped her with the quilting stage.

Quiltmaker personal information

BirthDateF099
Unknown
DeathF100
Unknown

Other quilts made by quiltmaker

AddNotesF132
She lived to be 65.

Image Information

InvenNumF075
5052
SourceF077
Digital
HolderF080a
Louisiana Regional Folklife Program
CreditLineF080b
Louisiana Regional Folklife Program
CopyRestF080c
Dr. Susan Roach Louisiana Regional Folklife Program English Dept, P. O. Box 3162, T.S. Louisiana Tech University Ruston, LA 71272 Phone: 318/257-2728

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