Star of Bethlehem Chintz Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-C87

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstProjNameF003a
Arizona Heritage Center at Papago Park
InstInvContrNumF004
AZ160100
InstInvContrNumF004a
DateDataF006b
08-09-2016
locationF007f
Tempe, Arizona
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Star of Bethlehem Chintz Quilt
OverallWidthF12a
82 inches
OverallLengthF012b
92.5 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
PredomColorsF014
Blue
Red
QuiltSpecColorF014a
Indigo Blue
Prussian Blue or Lafayette Blue
Turkey Red
OverCondF015
Poor/very worn

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DamageF016
Dirty
Disintegration of fabric
Fading
Fold marks or creases
Open seams
Stains
Tears or holes
Wear to edge or binding
Other
OtherDamageF016a
White fabrics have yellowed or greyed.
ContInscripF020
Mrs. J. H. Hughes, 80 years old was written on a piece of tape.
MethodInscripF021
Ink
LocInscripF022
on back
OtherLocInscripF022a
Center edge of left side.
DateQuiltF023
1800-1849
SourceMatF063
Unknown

Specific Description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Star of Bethlehem
NumBlockF026
1
SizeBlockF027
68 x 68 inches
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
NumBordersF033
3
BordDescF034
Multiple plain, pieced borders, one 4 inch all around and two 7.5 inches on the top and bottom outside of the border that goes all around. Fabric is the same as quilt.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Chintz
FabPrintF037
Floral
Geometric
Paisley
Print
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique
Other applique
EmbellTechF038f
No
UniqueF038h
Broderie Perse/Chintz applique.

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Straight grain
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
9
NumStitchF051
11
WidthF051a
.5 inches between stiches
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Double parallel lines
Triple parallel lines
DesignF052b
Feathering
Wreaths
DesignF052c
Stipple
FeaturesF053
This quilt was not commercially manufactured. This quilt was not created for a community outreach project.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
Woven or homespun
NumPiecesF042
6
WidthPiecesF042a
six 24 x 92.5 inches plus small filler pieces.

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Arizona Heritage Center at Papago Park (Arizona Historical Society)
OwnerCityF084
Tempe
OwnerCountyF085
Maricopa
OwnerStateF086
Arizona (AZ)
OwnerZipF087
85281

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Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Lynn Miller
dateverified
4
12
2017
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 and Michigan State University Museum
Publisher
Quilt Index
Resource Type
Still Image

Why and where was the quilt made; source of info

OwnerEmail
asmith@azhs.gov
OwnerCountryF086b
United States

Detail Images


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