Texas Star


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-A5F

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstInvContrNumF004
TUC150175
DateDataF006b
11-21-2015
locationF007f
Tucson, Arizona
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Texas Star
OverallWidthF12a
75 inches
OverallLengthF012b
82 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
PredomColorsF014
Cream
OtherColorF014c
Peach
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DamageF016
Open seams
Stains
Other
OtherDamageF016a
White fabrics have yellowed or greyed
DateQuiltF023
1901-1929
DateBegunF023a
Unknown
DateFinishF023b
Unknown
SourceMatF063
Unknown

Specific Description

SubjQuiltF025
Star Bouquet
LayFormatF024
Medallion or framed center
AltNameF011
Star Bouquet (Variation)
OwnerNameF010
Texas Star
BrackmanF011a
3773D
NumBlockF026
1
SizeBlockF027
64 x 64 inches
MedallionF031
Pieced
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
OtherSpaceF029a
Single; Plain
NumBlockPatF030
1; Star Bouquet
NumBordersF033
Single
BordDescF034
Single 3 inches border on all sides with plain fabric same as the quilt.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
English template Piecing
Hand Piecing
PaperF038i
no
EmbellTechF038f
No

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Back turned to front
Hand sewn
Machine sewn
WidthBindF047
half inch - one inch
MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)
QuiltedByF055
McKay, Pearl Mae Beckman Tate
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
4
NumStitchF051
4
WidthF051a
1.5 inches
KnotsF051b
yes
DesignF052a
Clamshell
Echo
Outline
Single parallel lines
DesignF052c
None
DesignF052d
Parallel Lines used in sashing/border.
FeaturesF053
Star radiates out.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Blue or Navy
Green
Red
Yellow
NumPiecesF042
4
WidthPiecesF042a
32.75 x 73 inches; 33 x 73 inches; 9.5 x 83 inches; 9.75 x 66 inches
DescBackF043
Machine sewn
Print
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Baker, Irene E.
OwnerStateF086
Arizona (AZ)
ProvenanceF058a
In 1998 Irene Baker's mother, Mary McKay Smith came to live with Irene and family. Quilt was made by Mary McKay Smith's mother, Pearl Mae (Beckman) Tate McKay.
SourceInfoF088b
Baker, Irene E.
DateObtainedF088c
11-21-2015
QuiltTopF054
McKay, Pearl Mae (Beckman) Tate
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
01-22-1887
MarriageF099b
10-08-1920
DeathF100
04-04-1962
EthnicF101
Anglo

Quilt maker Personal Information

OccupationF104
Retail Store Clerk
MaidenF097b
Beckman

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Necessity
Pleasure
NumQuiltsF123
1-5 quilts
SellQuiltF127
no
TeachF129
no
AddNotesF132
Pearl Mae (Beckman) Tate McKay worked at Sterling P. Clark Retail Store (Ft. Worth, Texas) as a young woman, putting embroidery onto Ladies' dress collars. She came on a covered wagon from Tennessee to Texas as a young girl.

Image Upload

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Detail 3
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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


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TUC150175.IBaker.3.JPG
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Additional Records

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