Le Moyne Star


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-A28

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstInvContrNumF004
TUC150051
DateDataF006b
04-11-2015
locationF007f
Tucson, Arizona
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Le Moyne Star
OverallWidthF12a
64 inches
OverallLengthF012b
78.25 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
PredomColorsF014
Blue or Navy
Red
OverCondF015
Fair/worn

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DamageF016
Dirty
Distortion or shrinkage
Fading
Mildew
Open seams
Stains
Tears or holes
DateQuiltF023
1950-1975
DateFinishF023b
1969
FamDateF023c
1969
SourceMatF063
Unknown

Specific Description

SubjQuiltF025
Le Moyne Star
LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
LeMoyne Star
BrackmanF011a
3735 b
NumBlockF026
20 blocks
SizeBlockF027
12.50 inches
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Separated by cornerstones or connecting blocks sashing (different fabric in intersection)
OtherSpaceF029a
Cornerstone are 4 inches
NumBlockPatF030
1
SashWidthF032
4 inch plain sashing

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Feedsack
FabPrintF037
Dotted
Feedsack
Floral
Geometric
Multiple scrap
Novelty
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
half inch - one inch
MatUsedF048
Cotton
UniqueBattF048b
Cotton has migrated into lumps
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)
QuiltedByF055
Allen, Ida Mae
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
5 stitches per inch
NumStitchF051
5 stitches per inch
WidthF051a
4.50 to 5 inches
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Single parallel lines
DesignF052c
Parallel lines

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
White
NumPiecesF042
2
WidthPiecesF042a
31.50 x 78.25 inches and 31.75 x 78.25 inches
DescBackF043
Machine sewn
Same fabric used throughout
Solid/plain

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Bianca Elmer
OwnerCityF084
Tucson
OwnerStateF086
Arizona (AZ)
ProvenanceF058a
2015
SourceInfoF088b
Bianca Elmer
DateObtainedF088c
04-11-2015
QuiltTopF054
Allen, Ida Mae
GenderF098
Female
DeathF100
1969

Quilt maker Personal Information

OccupationF104
Homemaker
BirthplaceCityF098a
Maryville
BirthplaceStateF098b
Tennessee

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Pleasure
NumQuiltsF123
5-20 quilts
SellQuiltF127
no
TeachF129
no
FavesF130
My grandmother was poor and used old clothing for quilts.
AddNotesF132
Ida made quilts as wedding gifts for grandchildren

Image Upload

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Detail 1
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Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Lynn Miller
dateverified
5
2
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

OwnerCountryF086b
United States

Detail Images


TUC150051.Elmer.2.JPG

Additional Records

No additional records