French Star Variation


Quilt Index Record: 47-7B-F0D

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Connecticut Quilt Search
InstProjNameF003a
Connecticut Quilt Search Project
InstInvContrNumF004
2433

Information source fields

DateDataF006b
10/7/1995
interviewerF007e
SF.MM.ML
locationF007f
Stratford Historical Society

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OwnerNameF010
French Star Variation
AltNameF011
Scrap
OverallWidthF12a
105.25
OverallLengthF012b
104.25
OtherShapeCornerF013c
3 corners mitered, 1 corner butted
PredomColorsF014
Cream
Blue or Navy
Red
OverCondF015
Very good/almost new
DamageF016
Stains
DateQuiltF023
Pre-1799

Quilt top description

NumBlockF026
25
SizeBlockF027
19 square
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SashWidthF032
2.5

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Geometric
Floral
Solid/plain
Plaid
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Linen
OtherFabF040a
Backing fabric print is soild, Soiled, Quilt back is hand pieced

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Woven tape
Very good

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cannot tell
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16")

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrColorF049b
Ecru
NumStitchedF050
9-Aug
DesignF052a
Grid diamond
DesignF052c
Parallel lines
DesignF052d
Simple quilting, Paisley

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
Acc. #3804 E

Quilt provenance

ProvCountryF057f
United States
ProvenanceF058a
came from the family of Gov. Gideon Tomlinson, Governor of CT. 1827-1829, US Senator 1831-1837. Presented in 1950

Quilt design and materials sources

OthTopSourceF064a
Malone "1001" Patchwork Pats

Image Information

SourceF077
Slide
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Connecticut Quilt Search Project
CreditLineF080b
Connecticut Quilt Search Project
CopyRestF080c
Sue Reich, Connecticut Quilt Search Project

File Information

Contributing Institutions
MATRIX: Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University, Michigan State University Museum, Alliance For American Quilts
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Quilt Index
Resource Type
StillImage

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