Cluster of stars


Quilt Index Record: 58-99-4E4

Administrative Fields

DateDataF006b
5-18-2013
locationF007f
Abel Colley Tavern 7083 National Pike Smock PA 15401
OwnerCountyF085
Fayette
OwnerNameF082a
Dr. Paul Hartley
OwnershipF082
Private
InstProjNameF003a
Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation
InstNameF003
Western Pennsylvania Quilt Documentation Project
InstInvContrNumF004
WP.FAY.0046
ImageConF075a
quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Digital
DateF079
5
18
2013
CE
DigDateF079a
5
18
2013
CE
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation
function
Image - large display (550 or more pixels)
file_medium
image
file_format
jpeg
file_size
230.5KB
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

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Cluster of stars
BrackmanF011a
1710
OverallWidthF12a
69"
OverallLengthF012b
80.5"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Rounded
QuiltSpecColorF014a
Claret or Wine
Double Pink
Indigo Blue
Madder Brown
Madder Red or Cinnamon Red
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DamageF016
Dirty
Disintegration of fabric
Fold marks or creases
Pencil or pen or marking lines
Tears or holes
OtherDamageF016a
tears or holes-1.5" inside border, three center squares are completely disintegrated
RepairHistF018
Would benefit from professional cleaning by conservator

Overall Quilt Description part 2

TypeInscripF019
Date
Initials
OtherTypeInscripF019a
S.A.B. initials 1861
DateInscripF020a
1861
MethodInscripF021
In the quilting
OtherMethodInscripF021a
front corner
LocInscripF022
other
DateQuiltF023
1850-1875
FamDateF023c
1861
LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
42 pieced, 30 solid, 72 in all
SizeBlockF027
7" square - 7.125"
ArrangeBlockF028
On point or rotated on 45 degrees
SpacingF029
Alternating with plain squares
NumBlockPatF030
1
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
5"-5.75" wide-red and white dotted and geometric print

Quilt top and back, materials and contruction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Broadcloth
FabPrintF037
Checked
Dotted
Floral
Geometric
Paisley
Solid/plain
Striped
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
White
NumPiecesF042
3
WidthPiecesF042a
27" - 27" - 15.5"
DescBackF043
Hand sewn
Same fabric used throughout
Solid/plain

Quilt binding, batting, quilting and notes

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Front turned to back
Separate binding applied
Straight grain
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)
UniqueBattF048b
trapento in circles in solid squares
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
cotton
ThrColorF049b
white
NumStitchedF050
10
NumStitchF051
11
WidthF051a
in pieced stars .375"; in border .5"
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Single parallel lines
Other
DesignF052b
Feathering
Wreaths
DesignF052c
Parallel lines
DesignF052d
orange peel (over lapping circles); 4 petal flowers
FeaturesF053
back is dirty and stained. Quilt would benefit from conservation.

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data verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Emily Crum
dateverified
10
16
2015
CE

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