Virginia Star


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-9F3

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Historical Society
InstInvContrNumF004
TUC150105
InstInvContrNumF004a
3099/4
DateDataF006b
05-07-2015
locationF007f
Tucson, Arizona
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Virginia Star
OverallWidthF12a
85 inches
OverallLengthF012b
88 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
PredomColorsF014
Beige or Tan
Brown
Cream
QuiltSpecColorF014a
Chocolate Brown or Hershey Brown
Madder Brown
OverCondF015
Fair/worn

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DamageF016
Dirty
Discoloration or dyes ran
Disintegration of fabric
Fading
Stains
Tears or holes
OtherDamageF016a
Most of white fabric has yellowed
DateQuiltF023
1850-1875
SourceMatF063
Unknown

Specific Description

SubjQuiltF025
Virgina Star
LayFormatF024
Block pattern
TopSourceF064
Public domain/traditional pattern
BrackmanF011a
3773B
NumBlockF026
Nine
SizeBlockF027
26 X 29 inches
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
SpacingF029
Side by side
NumBlockPatF030
One
NumBordersF033
None

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Broadcloth
FabPrintF037
Floral
Geometric
Multiple scrap
Paisley
Plaid
Print
Solid/plain
Striped
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
EmbellTechF038f
No

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Back turned to front
Straight grain
Hand sewn
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
7 SPI
NumStitchF051
9 SPI
WidthF051a
.50 inch
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Double parallel lines
Grid/crosshatch

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Woven or homespun
ColorBackingF040b
Cream
NumPiecesF042
Four
WidthPiecesF042a
31.25, 28 X 88 in., 29, 29 X 44 inches
DescBackF043
Hand sewn
Solid/plain

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Public Museum, Library or Institution
OwnerNameF082a
Arizona Historical Society
OwnerCityF084
Tucson, Arizona
OwnerCountyF085
Pima
OwnerStateF086
Arizona (AZ)
OwnerZipF087
85719
ProvenanceF058a
1962, donated by Ivy Kelley
RelItemsF088a

Quilt Personal Quilting History

AddNotesF132
Donor, Ivy Kelley, was a Tucson seamstress. Quilting described as exquisite.

Image Upload

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Detail 1
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Detail 2
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Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Lynn Miller
dateverified
4
27
2016
CE

Information source fields

AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
CopyRestF080c
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
DistribRestF080d
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
DisplayResF080e
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
LicenseF080f
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
Contributing Institutions
MATRIX: Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University, Michigan State University Museum, Quilt Alliance
Publisher
Quilt Index
Resource Type
Still Image

Why and where was the quilt made; source of info

OwnerEmail
ldjones@azhs.gov
LocMadeF057a
OwnerCountryF086b
United States

Detail Images


TUC150105.AHS.2_01.JPG
TUC150105.AHS.3_01.JPG

Additional Records

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