Six Pointed Star (Medallion) , checkerboard border (7x7)


Quilt Index Record: 6E-11C-69

Ownership and Contact Information

DateDataF006b
01-19-2016
locationF007f
Quilted Mouse
OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Peake, Colleen
OwnerCityF084
125 Scimitar Point, NE, Calgary
OwnerProvinceF086a
Alberta
OwnerCountryF086b
Canada

Quilt Maker's Information

QuiltTopF054
unknown

Quilt Maker's Information

essay
The quilt came from a friend in Ottawa, Ontario - been in her family for generations - no one wants it

Quilt Description and History

ExhibitListF067a
Quilt was displayed in "Through the Winds of Time: Alberta's Heritage Quilts" at Quilt Canada in Calgary 2010

Quilt Documentation

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
58 1/2"
OverallLengthF012b
71 1/2"
NumBordersF033
1
MedallionF031
34 1/2" x 47"
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight

Color and Condition

PredomColorsF014
Beige or Tan
Black
Blue or Navy
OverCondF015
Very good/almost new
DamageF016
Fold marks or creases
Open seams
Tears or holes
OtherDamageF016a
stains on back, splitting of weighted silk along fold lines

Date, Layout, Pattern

DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
LayFormatF024
Medallion or framed center
AltNameF011
Six Pointed Star (Medallion) , checkerboard border (7x7)
BrackmanF011a
239, 2280 variation
NumBlockF026
22, 28, 4
ArrangeBlockF028
On point or rotated on 45 degrees

Sashing, Borders, Fabrics

SpacingF029
Side by side
FiberTypesF035
Silk
FabricTypeF036
Satin
Velvet
FabPrintF037
Floral
Striped
UniqueF037b
brocade, taffeta, dotted swiss, novelty, gingham, chine

. Construction, Edges, Batting

ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Bias grain
Front turned to back

. Quilt Back

ColorBackingF040b
Beige or Tan
FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
OtherFabF040a
twill
FeaturesF053
Quilt center is a truncated rectangle with a large hexagonal with 19 six pointed stars, bordered by two rows of triangles forming hexagons, then by a border of squares on point, 2 rows on four sides and one row on one side. Truncated corners of centre are partially filled with half blocks with 16 patch filled with triangles. These half blocks are themselves cut to fit the triangular space of the bordered centre hexagon. Border is comprised of checkerboard blocks in corners and many half blocks alternating with blocks on point filled with triangles

. Image Upload

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. Project and Data Verification

InstNameF003
Alberta Quilt Discovery Project
InstInvContrNumF004
3-0330
verify
yes

. Auto-enter fields

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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 and Michigan State University Museum
Publisher
Quilt Index
Resource Type
Still Image

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