Lone Star


Quilt Index Record: 46-7A-41

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
DAR Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Permanent Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
81.16

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Lone Star
AltNameF011
Star of Bethleham
BrackmanF011a
4005, 3772
OverallWidthF12a
93 inches
OverallLengthF012b
97 1/4 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
PredomColorsF014
White
Brown
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
ContInscripF020
"MEL"
MethodInscripF021
Embroidery
OtherMethodInscripF021a
cross stitch
LocInscripF022
on back
DateQuiltF023
1800-1849
DateFinishF023b
1830-1840

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Other
NumBlockF026
4
SizeBlockF027
Large center block: 78 1/2 x 74 1/2, 4 corner blocks : 14 x 14
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Separated by other sashing
Other
OtherSpaceF029a
large center block with 4 corner blocks.
NumBlockPatF030
2
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
SashWidthF032
2 1/2
NumBordersF033
2
BordDescF034
Inner border of narrow tan print,outer border of quilted vine with feather.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Linen
Cotton
OtherFabF040a
table cloth with M and O woven pattern
ColorBackingF040b
White
NumPiecesF042
2
WidthPiecesF042a
85, 7 1/2
DescBackF043
Different fabrics

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Straight grain
WidthBindF047
half inch - one inch

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
cotton
ThrColorF049b
white
NumStitchedF050
9
NumStitchF051
10
DesignF052a
Clamshell
Single parallel lines
DesignF052b
Vines
Feathering

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
Binding is discharge print.

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
LUMM, ALMEDIA GIBSON

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Mountville
ProvCountyF057b
Loudoun County
ProvStateF057d
Virginia (VA)
ProvCountryF057f
USA
QuiltHistF059
Made by Almedia Gibson Lumm wife of Samuel Dillion Lumm of the town of Mountville,in Loudoun County, Virginia. The identity of "MEL" is unknown as no one with those initials can be found in donor's family. See DAR 70.169 for another quilt from this family.

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Unknown

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Public-Other
OwnerNameF082a
DAR Museum
OwnerCityF084
Washington, DC
OwnerStateF086
Washington D.C.
OwnerCountryF086b
USA
OwnerZipF087
20006

Image Information

InvenNumF075
DARMuseum_81.16[12484].jpg
ImageConF075a
Full view of quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Digital
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
DAR Museum
CreditLineF080b
DAR Museum
CopyRestF080c
DAR Museum
DistribRestF080d
DAR Museum
DisplayResF080e
DAR Museum
LicenseF080f
DAR Museum

File Information

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Image - medium display (250-550 pixels)
file_medium
image
file_format
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
Vis, Virginia
dateverified
8
30
2006
CE

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