Star of Bethlehem


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-E63

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstInvContrNumF004
QRC170061
DateDataF006b
09-26-2017
locationF007f
Gilbert, AZ
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Star of Bethlehem
OverallWidthF12a
86 inches
OverallLengthF012b
86 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
PredomColorsF014
Beige or Tan
Blue
Rust
White
Yellow
QuiltSpecColorF014a
Cheddar Orange or Antimony or Chrome Orange
Chrome Green
Madder Brown
Madder Red or Cinnamon Red
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DamageF016
Dirty
Disintegration of fabric
Fading
Fold marks or creases
Stains
Tears or holes
OtherDamageF016a
Mostly fading and some wear at edge.
DateQuiltF023
1850-1875
SourceMatF063
Unknown

Specific Description

SubjQuiltF025
Star of Bethlehem and Birds and Trees
AltNameF011
Star of Bethlehem
OwnerNameF010
Math Maxical Star
SizeBlockF027
inches
OtherSpaceF029a
Star of Bethlehem
NumBlockPatF030
1
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
One border on all sided that is appliqued using the same fabric as the quilt.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Floral
Multiple scrap
Plaid
Print
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique
EmbellTechF038f
No

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Back turned to front
Straight grain
Home cut
WidthBindF047
half inch - one inch
MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
Brown
NumStitchedF050
6 stitches per inch
NumStitchF051
7 stitches per inch
WidthF051a
Outline
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Outline
DesignF052d
Outline
FeaturesF053
Unusual setting - trees and birds appliqued in corners and open spaces. Border applique of vine with birds. Original Folk Art design.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Beige or Tan
NumPiecesF042
5
WidthPiecesF042a
Varies
DescBackF043
Hand sewn
Print
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Lenna DeMarco
OwnerStateF086
Arizona (AZ)

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Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Lynn Miller
dateverified
9
26
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


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Additional Records

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