Star Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-583

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
PV044
DateDataF006b
2/7/1987
locationF007f
Paradise Valley
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
70"
OverallLengthF012b
77"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Rounded
PredomColorsF014
Red
White
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
DateFinishF023b
c1880

Specific Description

AltNameF011
Star of Bethlehem
OwnerNameF010
Star Quilt
NumBordersF033
2
BordDescF034
3.5", 6" top and bottom. 1 pieced and 1 plain border.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
Muslin weight
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

UniqueBindF045a
The binding is the same on all sides.
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Straight grain
MatUsedF048
Cotton
QuiltedByF055
Maahs, Emma
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
NumStitchedF050
7
DesignF052d
Outline of pieced shapes. All-Over Design: .5" sq. grid. 1" straight lines in the border.
FeaturesF053
Does not hang nicely. Center is "cupped."

Quilt Back

OtherFabF040a
Muslin
ColorBackingF040b
White

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Albrecht, Ella
ProvenanceF058a
Inherited from mother in 1940's.
RelItemsF088a
Pictures of quiltmaker
QuiltTopF054
Maahs, Emma
GenderF098
Female
MarriageF099b
c1885 in Nebraska
DeathF100
Late 1950's, Lincoln, Nebraska
EthnicF101
German/French
EdBkgdF102
High school
RelAffF103
Lutheran

Quilt maker Personal Information

EnviroF104c
Rural
SpouseF113
Maahs, Otto

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Necessity
Pleasure

Image Upload

InvenNumF075
PV044.jpg
ReposFile
PV044.jpg
67-EC-583-226-PV044.jpg
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image/jpeg

Data Verification

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Lynn Miller
dateverified
10
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2015
CE

Information source fields

ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
file_medium
image
file_format
jpeg
Contributing Institutions
MATRIX: Center for digital humanities and social sciences and the Michigan State University Museum
Publisher
Quilt Index
Resource Type
Still Image

Why and where was the quilt made; source of info

LocMadeF057a
Walton
ProvStateF057d
Nebraska (NE)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
SourceOtherF006a
Maker is owner's mother.

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