Lone Star


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-A31

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstInvContrNumF004
TUC150060
DateDataF006b
04-11-2015
locationF007f
Tucson, Arizona
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Lone Star
OverallWidthF12a
76 inches
OverallLengthF012b
66.5 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
PredomColorsF014
Orange
Yellow
QuiltSpecColorF014a
Butterscotch
Cheddar Orange or Antimony or Chrome Orange
Indigo Blue
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DamageF016
Discoloration or dyes ran
Fading
Stains
DateQuiltF023
1901-1929
FamDateF023c
1910
SourceMatF063
Unknown

Specific Description

SubjQuiltF025
Lone Star
LayFormatF024
Medallion or framed center
AltNameF011
Lone Star with 8 point stars
BrackmanF011a
4005; 3735A
NumBlockF026
12
SizeBlockF027
9 x 9 inches
MedallionF031
37.5 x 37.5 inches pieced
SpacingF029
Alternating with plain squares
NumBlockPatF030
2; Lone Star and 8-point Star
SashWidthF032
14 plain squares
BordDescF034
Single border 6 inches wide on top and bottom with plain fabric same as the quilt.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Checked
Dotted
Floral
Geometric
Multiple scrap
Plaid
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
PaperF038i
no
EmbellTechF038f
No

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Back turned to front
Hand sewn
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
MatUsedF048
Cannot tell
UniqueBattF048b
Maybe a wool blanket inside. Shrinkage inside and feels like a blanket.
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)
QuiltedByF055
Harvey, Alice Cook
QuiltTechF049
Tied or tufted
ThrTypeF049a
Yarn
ThrColorF049b
Green and Orange
FeaturesF053
Tied with green and orange yarn. Center Lone star with two rows 8-pointed star at each end of quilt top (alternating with plain blocks).

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Red
NumPiecesF042
2
WidthPiecesF042a
34 x 75.5 inches; 32 x 75.5 inches
DescBackF043
Machine sewn
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Marilyn Hansen
OwnerStateF086
Arizona (AZ)
ProvenanceF058a
This quilt was given to Marilyn Fisher Hanson by her fraternal grandmother, Eunice Harvey Fisher, circa 1980.
SourceInfoF088b
Fisher, Ed
DateObtainedF088c
2014
QuiltTopF054
Harvey, Alice Cook
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
c. 1868 - 1943
MarriageF099b
1888
DeathF100
1943
EthnicF101
Scottish-English
EdBkgdF102
No more than 8th Grade
RelAffF103
Methodist?

Quilt maker Personal Information

OccupationF104
Farmer's Wife
BirthplaceCityF098a
Omro Township
BirthplaceStateF098b
Wisconsin
EnviroF104c
Rural
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
MaidenF097b
Cook
FatherNameF109
Cook, Tilden Charles
BplaceF109a
Lansingburg, New York
EthBkgrndF110
English
MotherNameF111
Cook, Caroline Turner
BplaceF111a
Vermont
EthBkgrndF112
English
SpouseF113
Harvey, Addison
EthBkgrndF114
English/Scottish
NoChildF116
3
NoFemF116a
1
NoMaleF116b
2
WhenQuiltF118
Age 40-49

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Pleasure
NumQuiltsF123
1-5 quilts
SellQuiltF127
no
TeachF129
no
AddNotesF132
Alice is the owner's great-grandmother. Alice's first quilt saved by the family was made in 1910 when she was 42 years old.

Image Upload

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Detail 1
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Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Lynn Miller
dateverified
5
3
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


TUC150060.Hanson.2.JPG

Additional Records

No additional records