Texas Star


Quilt Index Record: 68-104-8A8

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerCityF084
Indianapolis
OwnerStateF086
Indiana (IN)
OwnerCountryF086b
United States

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Indiana State Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Indiana Quilt Registry Project
InstInvContrNumF004
GR254

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Relative of quiltmaker
DateDataF006b
11/5/1988
RelnQuiltF007
Grandmother
IfOtherF007d
Maker pieced the quilt.
interviewerF007e
CL
locationF007f
Greenwood

Overall Quilt Description

OwnerNameF010
Texas Star
OverallWidthF12a
79.5
OverallLengthF012b
101.5
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Blue
Cream
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DamageF016
Stains
OtherDamageF016a
Yellowed
RepairHistF018
Color is good, fibers are strong.
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
FamDateF023c
1937
DateInfoF023f
1937

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
160 pieced blocks, 32 plain blocks
SizeBlockF027
66 7/8" x 6"
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
OtherSpaceF029a
plain block to comp
BlockStyleF030a
Same block throughout
BordDescF034
2 1/4" plain strips, mitered

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Muslin
FabPrintF037
Floral
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing

Quilt back materials and construction

OtherFabF040a
Coarse muslin
NumPiecesF042
1 piece

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Bias grain
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
BindWidthF047a
4-Jan

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
7
DesignF052d
Even quilting stitches. Shapes outlined. Hanging diamonds in the plain areas. Diamonds in the border.

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Thompson, Rebecca Vernon
QuiltedByF055
Thompson, Rebecca Vernon

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Indianapolis
ProvCountyF057b
Marion
ProvStateF057d
Indiana (IN)
ProvCountryF057f
United States

Quiltmaker personal information

GenderF098
Female
BirthplaceCityF098a
Hardin County
BirthplaceStateF098b
Kentucky (KY)
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
BirthDateF099
1/6/1869
DeathF100
1960 in Indianapolis, IN
EdBkgdF102
Grade school
OccupationF104
Housewife

Quiltmaker Family history

SpouseF113
Thompson, David
NoChildF116
2
NoFemF116a
2

Image Information

InvenNumF075
GR254.jpg
ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Indiana State Museum

data verification

ReposFile
GR-254.jpg
68-104-8A8-226-GR-254.jpg
297584
image/jpeg; charset=binary
dateverified
12
15
2015
verify
yes
verifiedby
Beth Donaldson

File Information

function
Image - medium display (250-500 pixels)
file_medium
image
file_format
jpeg
Contributing Institutions
MATRIX: Center for digital humanities and social sciences and the Michigan State University Museum
Publisher
Quilt Index
Resource Type
Still Image

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