Stars and Comet


Quilt Index Record: 1E-3D-21D2

Project Information

InstNameF003
Michigan State University Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Michigan Quilt Project
InstInvContrNumF004
86.2038

Page 1

OwnerNameF010
Stars and Comet
AltNameF011
Star Sampler
DateDataF006b
12/28/1986
QuiltTopF054
Buehl, Donna J.
QuiltedByF055
Buehl, Donna J.
OthPeopleF056LocMadeF057a
Hastings
ProvCountyF057b
Barry
ProvStateF057d
Michigan (MI)
DateQuiltF023
1976-1999
DateBegunF023a
1/1986
DateFinishF023b
1987

Page 2-Quiltmaker Information

ReasonsF060
Commemorative
OtherF060a
Commemorate the year of Haley's Comet
PresUseF062GenderF098
Female
CityF106a
Hastings
CountyF106
Barry
StateF107
Michigan (MI)
MaidenF097b
Carlisle
BirthDateF099
9/15/1933
EnviroF104c
Rural
EdBkgdF102
High School graduate
RelAffF103
Lutheran
OccupationF104
Organist, homemaker
FatherNameF109
Carlisle, Max
EthBkgrndF110
Scotch Irish
MotherNameF111
Carlisle, Caroline Irene Moore
EthBkgrndF112
Scotch Irish
MarriageF099b
4/25/1953
SpouseF113
Buehl, Willis
EthBkgrndF114
German Swiss
OccupationF115
Farm seed sales
NoChildF116
5
NoFemF116a
1
NoMaleF116b
4
WhenQuiltF118
Age 50 or over
WhyQuiltF119NumQuiltsF123
5-20 quilts
SellQuiltF127
no
TeachF129
no
NameGroupF120
Piecemakers
LocGroupF121
Hastings, Grace Lutheran Church
SpecialGroupF122
One quilt each year raffled as a donation to charity.

Page 3-Physical Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
92"
OverallLengthF012b
89"
ShapeEdgeF013
Sawtooth
PredomColorsF014QuiltSpecColorF014aOverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new
ContInscripF020
Donna Buehl. Name of each quilt block is embroidered in each block
DateInscripF020a
1985-86
MethodInscripF021
Embroidery
LocInscripF022
on block
NumBlockF026
33
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Separated by plain sashing
SashWidthF032
2"
BlockStyleF030a
Sampler

Page 4-Physical Description continued

NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
5"
FiberTypesF035FabricTypeF036ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038bConstrucF038dConstrucF038g
Embroidery
UniqueF038h
Applique
EmbMatF039FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Cream
NumPiecesF042
1
DescBackF043

Page 5-Binding and Quilting

MatUsedF044FabStrucF045ConstrucBindF046MatUsedF048
Polyester
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
NumStitchedF050
6
NumStitchF051
6
DesignF052aDesignF052bDesignF052c
Parallel lines
DesignF052d
Outline/Ditch, Star, Rope

Page 6-Design and Fabric Sources

OthSourceF063a
Fabric came from many sources, shop in several cities, some traded.
TopSourceF064

Page 7-Owner Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Donna J. Buehl
OwnerCityF084
Hastings
OwnerCountyF085
Barry
OwnerStateF086
Michigan (MI)
AcquiredF058
Made by owner
QuiltHistF059
Also includes a pillow-sham same width as quilt, made of six different stars, with pockets in back for pillows.
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AccessF080
Restricted
CopyRestF080c
Michigan State University Museum

Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Donaldson, Beth
dateverified
11
15
2007
CE

Extra Fields

IfQownerF007b
Made the quilt
DateObtainedF088c
12/28/1986
DamageF016RepairsF017ShapeCornersF013b
Straight

Historical and Cultural Information About this Quilt

IfQmakerF007a
Made entire quilt
PartDesF007cPattSourceF065AddNotesF066
Star sampler including a Haley's Comet design.
FavesF130
Stars, large variety; Log cabin, flexibility of design
CustomsF131
Aware of deliberately sewing in an error as only God is perfect

Image Information

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Image - medium display (250-550 pixels)
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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
InvenNumF075
86.2038
ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Print
HolderF080a
Michigan State University Museum
CreditLineF080b
Courtesy of Michigan State University Museum
DistribRestF080d
Michigan State University Museum
DisplayResF080e
Michigan State University Museum
LicenseF080f
Michigan State University Museum

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