Star of Bethlehem


Quilt Index Record: 53-9E-EE

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Florida Quilt Project
Sunshine State Quilters Association
InstProjNameF003a
GFWC Oviedo Woman's Club, Inc.
InstInvContrNumF004
SSQAOWC 0067

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Blood relative of quiltmaker
Quilt owner
Relative of quiltmaker
SourceOtherF006a
Great Grandson
DateDataF006b
01/28/2012
RelnQuiltF007
Quilt owner
IfQownerF007b
Inherited

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Quilt top with unfinished edge
QuiltTitleF009
Star of Bethlehem
OverallWidthF12a
81 1/4 in
OverallLengthF012b
75 1/2 in
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Blue or Navy
Green
Red
Yellow
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DamageF016
Dirty
Stains
DateQuiltF023
1901-1929
DateFinishF023b
c 1923
FamDateF023c
c1923

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Medallion or framed center
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
BlockStyleF030a
Diamonds
Squares
BordDescF034
Printed floral fabric

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Broadcloth
FabPrintF037
Floral
Solid/plain
Striped
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
EmbellTechF038f
No
PaperF038i
no

Quilt backing and binding

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Cream
NumPiecesF042
3
WidthPiecesF042a
8, 33 1/4, 33 1/2 in
DescBackF043
Hand sewn
Solid/plain
MatUsedF044
Cotton
ConstrucBindF046
Front turned to back
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch

Quilt batting and Quilting description

MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
cotton
ThrColorF049b
white
NumStitchedF050
6
NumStitchF051
6
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Single parallel lines

Quilt provenance and purpose

LocMadeF057a
Effingham
ProvStateF057d
Georgia (GA)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Gift
ProvenanceF058a
Received from father - Reese H Kessler Sr.
ReasonsF060
Personal enjoyment
OtherF060a
Birth gift to Seese, SR.
QDesignF060b
Bedding, daily use
PresUseF062
Bedding, daily use
Keepsake/memento
Room decoration

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Kessler, Reese H Jr.
OwnerCityF084
Chuluota
OwnerCountyF085
Seminole
OwnerStateF086
Florida (FL)
OwnerCountryF086b
United States
OwnerZipF087
32766
SourceInfoF088b
Kessler, Reese H Sr
DateObtainedF088c
12/2011

Quiltmaker personal information

MaidenF097b
Kessler, Willa
GenderF098
Female
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
EnviroF104c
Rural

Quiltmaker Family history

EthBkgrndF110
German
EthBkgrndF114
German
OccupationF115
5
NoMaleF116b
5

Images

ReposFile
53-9E-EE-226-DSC03572.JPG
53-9E-EE-226-53-9E-EE-226-DSC03572.JPG
141157
image/jpeg
zoom
53-9E-EE-226-DSC03572-zoom.jpg
53-9E-EE-227-53-9E-EE-226-DSC03572-zoom.jpg
382650
image/jpeg

Image Information

ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Digital
photocredit079a1
Peggy Osborn
DigDateF079a
1
28
2012
CE

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
Publisher
Quilt Index
Resource Type
StillImage

data verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Pat Lester
dateverified
8
24
2012
CE

Detail Images

No additional images uploaded

Additional Records

No additional records