Puritan Star


Quilt Index Record: 46-7A-D7

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
DAR Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Permanent Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
88.38

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Puritan Star
BrackmanF011a
3735b
OverallWidthF12a
67 inches
OverallLengthF012b
77 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Red
Orange
Black
Gray
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
DateFinishF023b
ca. 1895

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
42
SizeBlockF027
8 x 8
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Separated by sashing with cornerstones and connecting blocks
NumBlockPatF030
1
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
SashWidthF032
3
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
Dark red on two long sides, DARMuseumk grey on two short sides, approximently 3 inches wide.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Print
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Gray
NumPiecesF042
3
WidthPiecesF042a
23, 23, 19 1/2
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout
Print

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Back turned to front
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thick (More than 3/16?)

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
cotton
ThrColorF049b
black
NumStitchedF050
3
NumStitchF051
5
DesignF052a
Elbow/fan

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Shaw, Martha Jane Atkinson

Quilt provenance

ProvCountyF057b
Bibb County
ProvStateF057d
Alabama (AL)
ProvCountryF057f
USA
QuiltHistF059
This quilt was pieced by Martha Jane Atkinson Shaw, born March 1, 1882, Bibb County Alabama. Her parents were Dolby and Martha Jane Collins Atkinson. Martha married Charles Newton Shaw on February 20, 1901, at Jemison, Alabama.

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

Quiltmaker personal information

MaidenF097b
Atkinson
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
March 1, 1882

Quiltmaker Family history

FatherNameF109
Atkinson, Dolby
MotherNameF111
Atkinson, Martha Jane Collins
SpouseF113
Shaw, Charles Newton

Image Information

InvenNumF075
DARMuseum_88.38[12048].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

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Vis, Virginia
dateverified
9
13
2006
CE

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