Feathered Star


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-5B2

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
S093
DateDataF006b
10/17/1987
locationF007f
Safford
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
68"
OverallLengthF012b
84"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Blue or Navy
Red
White
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

OtherDamageF016a
Moderate wear
DateQuiltF023
1901-1929
DateFinishF023b
1903 (pieced), 1938 (quilted)

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Feathered Star
SizeBlockF027
15x15
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Separated by plain sashing
SashWidthF032
Cotton muslin

Quilt top materials and construction

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

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

UniqueBindF045a
The corners are mitered and butted.
ConstrucBindF046
Back turned to front
MatUsedF048
Cannot tell
BattLoftF048a
Thick
QuiltedByF055
Batty, Laura Curtis
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
DesignF052d
Semi-outline of pieced shapes. Parallel lines down center of the sashing.
FeaturesF053
Very patriotic looking.

Quilt Back

NumPiecesF042
Seamed
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Weech, Cheryl
RelItemsF088a
Pictures of all generations of family
QuiltTopF054
Oliver, Nancy Francis
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
06-27-1839
MarriageF099b
March 29, 1856 in Ogden, Utah
DeathF100
April 21, 1925, Gila Valley. Eden, Arizona.
RelAffF103
LDS

Quilt maker Personal Information

BirthplaceCityF098a
Morton County
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
CityF106a
Summit, Payson, Fairview, Utah, Showlow, Liberty, New Mexico, San Juan River, Gila Valley, Eden
CountryF108
United States
MaidenF097b
Lovern
SpouseF113
Oliver, William Temple
OccupationF115
Her husband was the first postmaster of Eden, Arizona and gave it its name.
NoChildF116
12

Quilt Personal Quilting History

AddNotesF132
Maker pieced blocks, gave to daughter (Rilla Ann Curtis) and granddaughter (Laura Curtis Batty) quilted them in 1938. Maker lived in Eden and was one of the early settlers to that area.

Image Upload

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Data Verification

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29
2015
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Information source fields

ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
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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

ProvStateF057d
Arizona (AZ)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
SourceOtherF006a
Owner is great-granddaughter of maker.

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