Star quilt


Quilt Index Record: 6E-11C-4

Ownership and Contact Information

DateDataF006b
11-01-2015
locationF007f
ABQSS
OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Christine Pickering Connie Kadey brought quilt
OwnerCityF084
Drumheller
OwnerProvinceF086a
AB
OwnerCountryF086b
Canada

Quilt Maker's Information

QuiltTopF054
Alexander, Barbara
AddNotesF132
United States

Quilt Description and History

description
Red and green stars
OwnerNameF010
Star quilt
DateInfoF023f
1882
ReasonsF060
Gift or presentation

Quilt Description and History

QDesignF060b
Bedding, special occasion
RelItemsF088a
Barbara Alexander gave the quilt to her granddaughter Barabara ? in 1882 as a wedding gift, Barbara gave the quilt to her sister ? who gave it to Grandfather Caldwell, who took it from Chicago to Iowa on a cattle buying trip Barb Holden gave it to her granddaughter Barb Calon who it turn gave it to Chris (Calon) Pickering

Quilt Documentation

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
68 1/8 in
OverallLengthF012b
80 1/4 in
SizeBlockF027
11" x 11"
SashWidthF032
5"
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight

Color and Condition

PredomColorsF014
Green
Orange
Red
QuiltSpecColorF014a
Cheddar Orange or Antimony or Chrome Orange
Manganese Bronze
OverCondF015
Poor/very worn
DamageF016
Disintegration of fabric
Fading
Tears or holes
Wear to edge or binding
OtherDamageF016a
broken threads

Date, Layout, Pattern

DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
LayFormatF024
Block pattern
AltNameF011
Blazing Star variation
BrackmanF011a
3772
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
NumBlockF026
15, 10 1/2 blocks, 4 1/4 blocks
ArrangeBlockF028
On point or rotated on 45 degrees

Sashing, Borders, Fabrics

SpacingF029
Separated by plain sashing
FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Floral
Plaid
Print
Striped
UniqueF037b
plaid, polka dots

. Construction, Edges, Batting

ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Hand sewn

. Quilting, Inscriptions

QuiltTechF049
Machine quilting
OthQuiltTechF049c
home machine - chain stitch - white and black thread
DesignF052d
Hanging diamond

. Quilt Back

ColorBackingF040b
Rust
FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
OtherFabF040a
plain
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout
Solid/plain
FeaturesF053
paper label with two staples - CALON some fabrics from 1860's

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Katherine Murray

. Project and Data Verification

InstNameF003
Alberta Quilt Discovery Project
InstInvContrNumF004
3-0276
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. Auto-enter fields

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ImageTypeF076
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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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