Basket of Stars


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-84E

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Quilt Project 1987-1989
InstInvContrNumF004
W008
DateDataF006b
5/9/1987
locationF007f
Wickenburg
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
63"
OverallLengthF012b
80"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
OtherShapeCornerF013c
Square corners
PredomColorsF014
Gold
Green
White
OverCondF015
Very good/almost new

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

OtherDamageF016a
Moderate wear
DateQuiltF023
1901-1929
DateFinishF023b
1920

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Tulip
OwnerNameF010
Basket of Stars
BrackmanF011a
Reference Source Used: Judy Rehmel
SizeBlockF027
11x11
SpacingF029
Alternating with plain squares

Quilt top materials and construction

ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique
UniqueF038h
Overcast stitch. Stems appliqued.

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

UniqueBindF045a
3 corners are mitered, 1 corner is butted.
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Straight grain
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
BindWidthF047a
.25"
MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Medium
QuiltedByF055
Stokes, Maria Pearl and Wallace, Sarah (owner's grandmother)
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
7
DesignF052d
Outline of pieced shapes. Overlapping circles in the plain blocks. The quilting stitches were uneven.
FeaturesF053
Pretty pieced flower quilt.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
NumPiecesF042
2
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Morgan, Wyvonne
ProvenanceF058a
Gift from mother (maker) in 1939 in Kentucky. The quilt was brought when owner moved to Arizona in 1978.
RelItemsF088a
Pictures of quiltmaker, Family Bible records
QuiltTopF054
Stokes, Maria Pearl
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
1886
MarriageF099b
1905 in Anderson Co., Tennessee
DeathF100
1968, Harlan, Kentucky
EthnicF101
Scotch-Irish
EdBkgdF102
Grade school
RelAffF103
S. Baptist

Quilt maker Personal Information

OccupationF104
Homemaker
BirthplaceCityF098a
Anderson County
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
CityF106a
Small cities in TN (1886-1912) and KY (1913-death)
StateF107
Tennessee (TN)
CountryF108
England
MaidenF097b
Wallace
SpouseF113
Stokes, James S.
LearnedToQuiltF117
From Relative

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Necessity
Pleasure
OtherF119a
Learned to quilt from her mother.
NameGroupF120
Club
OtherSourceMat
There are other quilts by this maker.

Image Upload

InvenNumF075
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ReposFile
W008.jpg
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Data Verification

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Lynn Miller
dateverified
9
25
2015
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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

ProvStateF057d
Kentucky (KY)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Gift
QuiltHistF059
Had a quilting room with corner windows, floor to ceiling. Kept frames up all the time.
ReasonsF060
Wedding
OtherF060a
Made for owner but kept until owner was married.

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