Martha Washington Star


Quilt Index Record: 51-8C-86

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Wyoming Quilt Project, Inc.
InstProjNameF003a
Wyoming Quilt Project, Inc.
InstInvContrNumF004
wqp.2410

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Quilt owner
DateDataF006b
6-14-03
RelnQuiltF007
Quilt owner
IfQownerF007b
Purchased the quilt

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Martha Washington Star
AltNameF011
Dewey's Victory, Martha Washington Design, Martha Washington, Octagonal Star, Queen Victoria
BrackmanF011a
2147
OverallWidthF12a
60 to 61.25 inches
OverallLengthF012b
76 to 77 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Red
Blue or Navy
White
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DamageF016
Fold marks or creases
Tears or holes
Stains
Distortion or shrinkage
OtherDamageF016a
tiny holes on back only, mall orange stain on top in one place
OtherRepairsF017a
Possibly rebound on ends since hey are a different fabric than the sides, and are of a fabric not used in the quilt, while the side bindings are a fabric used in quilt
TypeInscripF019
Message
ContInscripF020
"#413 Pinwheel Star 62 x 78 circa 1920's 25125-185"
DateInscripF020a
unknown
MethodInscripF021
Attached label
Ink
LocInscripF022
other
OtherLocInscripF022a
commercial label with string safety pined to one end of quilt
DateQuiltF023
1901-1929

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
SubjQuiltF025
Star and pinwheel
NumBlockF026
20 pieced
SizeBlockF027
13 x 13 inches
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Separated by inner only sashing (no sashing along outer edge of outer blocks)
Separated by plain sashing
Side by side
NumBlockPatF030
one
SashWidthF032
2 7/8 to 3 1/8 inches

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
Geometric
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
Hand Piecing
EmbellTechF038f
No

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Cream
NumPiecesF042
2
WidthPiecesF042a
not recorded
DescBackF043
Solid/plain
Same fabric used throughout
Hand sewn

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Straight grain
Home cut
Hand sewn
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Blanket or flannel
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
6
NumStitchF051
7
WidthF051a
2.5 inches
DesignF052a
Double parallel lines
DesignF052b
Other
DesignF052d
hearts in the horizontal sashing 2.5 inches in width, approx. all blocks have double parallel lines .25 inches apart, through block, these double lines are 2.25 inches apart.

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
St. Paul
ProvCountyF057b
Ramsey
ProvStateF057d
Minnesota (MN)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Purchase
QuiltHistF059
Purchased in January of 1985 in St. Paul, not indicated if at auction or antique store.

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Unknown
QDesignF060b
Unknown
PresUseF062
Other collection
OthPresUseF062a
quilt collector's collection

Quilt design and materials sources

TopSourceF064
Traditional pattern variation
PattSourceF065
Unknown

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Wagner, Sue
OwnerCityF084
Restricted
OwnerCountyF085
Restricted
OwnerStateF086
Wyoming (WY)
OwnerCountryF086b
United States
OwnerZipF087
Restricted
SourceInfoF088b
Wyoming Quilt Project, Inc.
DateObtainedF088c
06-14-2002, Buffalo

Quiltmaker personal information

GenderF098EnviroF104c
Rural

Quiltmaker address

CountryF108
United States

Image Information

InvenNumF075
wqp.2410
ImageConF075a
whole quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Digital
DateF079
6
14
2003
CE
photocredit079a1
Wyoming Quilt Project, Inc.
DigDateF079a
6
14
2003
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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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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