Lone Star


Quilt Index Record: 51-8C-202

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Wyoming Quilt Project, Inc.
InstProjNameF003a
Wyoming Quilt Project, Inc.
InstInvContrNumF004
wqp.0252

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Blood relative of quiltmaker
Quilt owner
DateDataF006b
10-16-94
RelnQuiltF007
Quilt owner
IfQmakerF007a
Quilted or tied the top
IfQownerF007b
Inherited

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Lone Star
OwnerNameF010
Star
AltNameF011
An Aesthetic Quilt, Star of the East, Star of Bethlehem, Blazing Star, Rising Star, Pride of Texas, Star of Stars, Rising Sun, Overall Star Pattern
BrackmanF011a
4005
OverallWidthF12a
87.5 - 89.75 inches
OverallLengthF012b
92.75 - 93.25 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Green
Pink
Yellow
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
Light or pastel colors
Bright or primary colors
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DamageF016
Fading
Pencil or pen or marking lines
Stains
Wear to edge or binding
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
OtherExDateF023d
1930s
OtherDateF023e
Wyoming Quilt Project

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Medallion or framed center
SubjQuiltF025
Star
SizeBlockF027
inches x inches
MedallionF031
not recorded

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Muslin
FabPrintF037
Floral
Solid/plain
UniqueF038h
Not recorded - Construction techniques used in quilt top: piecing techniques

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Green
Yellow
NumPiecesF042
5
DescBackF043
Machine sewn
Solid/plain

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Home cut
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
Off white
NumStitchedF050
8
NumStitchF051
8
DesignF052a
Grid diamond
Outline
DesignF052b
Feathering
Wreaths

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Else, Mary Elizabeth
QuiltedByF055
Else, Mary Elizabeth

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Wolford
ProvCountyF057b
Pierce
ProvStateF057d
North Dakota (ND)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
ProvenanceF058a
Line of inheritance: Mary Else to Florence Else, to Mayme Else

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Not described
QDesignF060b
Bedding, special occasion
PresUseF062
Keepsake/memento

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Sewing scraps
TopSourceF064
Public domain/traditional pattern
PattSourceF065
Public domain

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Chilson, Mayme Else
OwnerCityF084
Restricted
OwnerCountyF085
Albany
OwnerStateF086
Wyoming (WY)
OwnerCountryF086b
United States
OwnerZipF087
Restricted
SourceInfoF088b
Wyoming Quilt Project, Inc.
DateObtainedF088c
10-16-94, Laramie, WY

Other source materials available for this quilt

RelItemsF088a
As the granddaughter Mayme Else Chilson helped quilt "The Star". It was made from sewing scraps from dresses made for 4 daughters. Made in the thirties and quilted later. Fabric for back was purchased for back.

Quiltmaker personal information

MaidenF097b
Waters, Mary E.
GenderF098
Female
DeathF100
1957
EthnicF101
English
EdBkgdF102
Grade school
RelAffF103
Presbyterian
OccupationF104
Farm wife
BirthplaceCityF098a
Calgary
BirthplaceCountryF098d
Canada
EnviroF104c
Rural

Quiltmaker Family history

BplaceF109a
England
EthBkgrndF110
English
SpouseF113
Else, James
OccupationF115
Farmer

Quiltmakers Membership in quilting group

NameGroupF120
Neighborhood
LocGroupF121
Wolford, ND

Image Information

InvenNumF075
wqp.0252
ImageConF075a
whole quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Slide
SourceSizeF078
1.3 x .9
DateF079
10
16
1994
CE
photocredit079a1
Wyoming Quilt Project, Inc.
DigDateF079a
1
23
2008
CE
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Wyoming Quilt Project, Inc.
CreditLineF080b
Wyoming Quilt Project, Inc.
CopyRestF080c
Wyoming Quilt Project, Inc.
DistribRestF080d
Wyoming Quilt Project, Inc.
DisplayResF080e
Wyoming Quilt Project, Inc.
LicenseF080f
Wyoming Quilt Project, Inc.

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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

data verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Reis, Pam
dateverified
3
24
2009
CE

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