Blazing Star


Quilt Index Record: 68-104-8B5

Quilt ownership and contact info

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

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Indiana State Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Indiana Quilt Registry Project
InstInvContrNumF004
GR265

Information source fields

DateDataF006b
11/5/1988
interviewerF007e
PG
locationF007f
Greenwood

Overall Quilt Description

AltNameF011
Blazing Star
BrackmanF011a
Brackman 3781
OverallWidthF12a
82"
OverallLengthF012b
97"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Green
White
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DamageF016
Stains
RepairHistF018
No repairs, color is good, fibers are strong.
DateQuiltF023
1930-1949
OtherExDateF023d
1940s

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
30 pieced blocks
SizeBlockF027
14" x 14"
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
BlockStyleF030a
Same block throughout
NumBordersF033
2
BordDescF034
5.75" plain strips, mitered corners

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Multiple scrap
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
Muslin weight
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
Machine Piecing

Quilt back materials and construction

OtherFabF040a
Muslin
WidthPiecesF042a
15", 34", 33"
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Bias grain
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
BindWidthF047a
3/8"

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
7
KnotsF051b
yes
DesignF052d
Uneven quilting stitches. Quilting motif where corners are joined.

Quilt provenance

AcquiredF058
Purchase
ProvenanceF058a
Auction

Image Information

InvenNumF075
GR265.jpg
ImageConF075a
Quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Indiana State Museum

data verification

ReposFile
GR-265.jpg
68-104-8B5-226-GR-265.jpg
285006
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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