The whirling star - variation, patriotic star/8 pointed star


Quilt Index Record: 6E-11C-21

Ownership and Contact Information

DateDataF006b
01-10-2016
OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
C Elder
OwnerCityF084
Cochrane
OwnerProvinceF086a
Alberta
OwnerCountryF086b
Canada

Quilt Maker's Information

QuiltTopF054
Stephenson, Ava
MaidenF097b
Robertson
EthnicF101
British Isles., American, Canadian
OccupationF104
Homemaker
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
1914
BirthplaceCityF098a
Stony Plain
BirthplaceProvF098c
Alberta
BirthplaceCountryF098d
Canada
MarriageF099b
1941
DeathF100
2009
EdBkgdF102
High School
CityF106a
Stony Plain
ProvF107a
Alberta
CountryF108
Canada
SpouseF113
Albert Stephenson
EthBkgrndF114
1908, Lac Ste Anne, AB, English/Canadian
OccupationF115
Farmer
NoChildF116
7
FatherNameF109
Joseph Robertson
BplaceF109a
United States
MotherNameF111
Lee Robertson
BplaceF111a
United States
EthBkgrndF110
British Isles/Native Indian
EthBkgrndF112
British Isles
NumQuiltsF123
5-20 quilts

Quilt Maker's Information

NameGroupF120
Darwell Women's Institute
LearnedToQuiltF117
From Relative
FavesF130
Hand and machine
SellQuiltF127
no
TeachF129
no

Quilt Description and History

description
Star scrap quilt
AcquiredF058
Gift
ProvenanceF058a
Made special for me (owner)
DateInfoF023f
between 1955 - 60
LocMadeF057a
Darwell
ProvProvF057e
Alberta
ProvCountryF057f
Canada

Quilt Description and History

RelItemsF088a
Has pieces of fabric left over from aprons, dresses, and children's clothes

Quilt Documentation

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
66"
OverallLengthF012b
81 1/2"
SizeBlockF027
9 1/2" x 10"
SashWidthF032
1 1/2"
WidthBindF047
half inch - one inch
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight

Color and Condition

PredomColorsF014
Green
Lavender
Red
Yellow
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DamageF016
Distortion or shrinkage
Stains
Uneven batting
Wear to edge or binding

Date, Layout, Pattern

DateQuiltF023
1950-1975
SubjQuiltF025
Blocks made from clothes and aprons
LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
The whirling star - variation, patriotic star/8 pointed star
BrackmanF011a
1297, 300-2 Jinny Beyer
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
NumBlockF026
30, 1/2 blocks 30, 1/4 blocks 4
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight

Sashing, Borders, Fabrics

SpacingF029
Separated by pieced pattern sashing
FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Broadcloth
FabPrintF037
Dotted
Floral
Novelty
Paisley
Plaid
Print
Solid/plain
Striped
UniqueF037b
gingham

. Construction, Edges, Batting

ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
ConstrucBindF046
Straight grain
Back turned to front
Hand sewn
MatUsedF048
Wool

. Quilting, Inscriptions

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
NumStitchedF050
4
NumStitchF051
3
DesignF052a
Grid square
In-the-ditch
DesignF052d
Circle motif

. Quilt Back

ColorBackingF040b
Green
FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
OtherFabF040a
plain
DescBackF043
Machine sewn
Same fabric used throughout
FeaturesF053
Made by owner's mother

. Image Upload

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. Project and Data Verification

InstNameF003
Alberta Quilt Discovery Project
InstInvContrNumF004
3-0303
verify
yes

. Auto-enter fields

ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
HolderF080a
Alberta Quilt Discovery Project
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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

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