Christmas Star


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-CA3

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstInvContrNumF004
TUC160002
DateDataF006b
01-12-2016
locationF007f
Tucson, Arizona
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Christmas Star
OverallWidthF12a
52 inches
OverallLengthF012b
52.50 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Green
Red
OverCondF015
Very good/almost new

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DamageF016
Discoloration or dyes ran
Stains
DateQuiltF023
1976-1999
DateInfoF023f
Approximate 1980
SourceMatF063
Other
OthSourceF063a
Local Quilt Store

Specific Description

SubjQuiltF025
Christmas Star
LayFormatF024
Medallion or framed center
AltNameF011
Star of Bethlehem
BrackmanF011a
4007.5
SizeBlockF027
inches
MedallionF031
Medallion is pieced measuring 37 x 37 inches
OtherSpaceF029a
Three frames that are plain.
NumBlockPatF030
1
NumBordersF033
3
BordDescF034
Three borders measuring 2, 3.25 and 2.50 inches on all sides that is plain using the same fabric as the quilt.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Floral
Geometric
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
EmbellTechF038f
No

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Straight grain
Hand sewn
Machine sewn
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)
QuiltedByF055
Becksted, Jane Taylor
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
Machine quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
Off-White
NumStitchedF050
8 stitches per inch
NumStitchF051
8 stitches per inch
WidthF051a
Varies
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
In-the-ditch
DesignF052b
Feathering
Wreaths
DesignF052d
The quilting in the sashing/border is stitched in the ditch. The background fill patterns are feathers and wreaths
FeaturesF053
Floral fabrics are fussy cut.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
OtherFabF040a
Muslin
ColorBackingF040b
White
NumPiecesF042
3
WidthPiecesF042a
6 x 52; 41 x 52 and 6 x 52 inches
DescBackF043
Machine sewn
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Jane Taylor Becksted
OwnerCityF084
Tucson
OwnerStateF086
Arizona (AZ)
ProvenanceF058a
Made by owner
QuiltTopF054
Becksted, Jane Taylor
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
10-15-1940

Quilt maker Personal Information

LearnedToQuiltF117
From Class
WhenQuiltF118
Age 20-29

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Pleasure
NumQuiltsF123
5-20 quilts
SellQuiltF127
no
TeachF129
no

Image Upload

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Detail 1
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Detail 2
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Detail 3
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67-EC-CA3-244-TUC160002.Becksted.4.JPG
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Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Lynn Miller
dateverified
4
27
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

OwnerCountryF086b
United States

Detail Images


TUC160002.Becksted.2.JPG
TUC160002.Becksted.3.JPG
TUC160002.Becksted.4.JPG

Additional Records

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