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QUILT INDEX RECORD

38-36-3351

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

Arizona Quilt Documentation Project

Who documented this quilt?

Arizona Quilt Documentation Project; Arizona Historical Society

Arizona Quilt Documentation Project Number:

TUC150149

Museum Accesssion Number:

3535

When was the documentation day held? Or when was the form collected?

07-23-2015

Where was the documentation day held?

Tucson, Arizona

1. Type of quilt object

Finished quilt

2. Designer's title:

Jackson Star

3. Quilt Width:

88 inches

3. Quilt Length:

80.50 inches

4. Shape of edge:

Straight

5. Shape of Corners:

Straight

7. Predominant Color(s):

Blue or Navy; Red; White

8. Identifiable Quilt Specific colors:

Indigo Blue

9. Overall condition:

Fair/worn

10. Damage to quilt:

Dirty; Discoloration or dyes ran; Disintegration of fabric; Fading; Fold marks or creases; Open seams; Quilting thread broken or ties missing; Stains; Tears or holes; Wear to edge or binding; Other

Other damage to quilt:

White fabrics have yellowed or greyed

14. Date of Quilt:

1876-1900

Family/owner's date for quilt:

1880-1910

Further information concerning dates:

Gift from Mrs. William C. Macey Museum 1860-1880

15. Source of Fabric:

Unknown

16. Subject of quilt, if it has one:

Jackson Star

17. Layout format:

Block pattern

18.1.1. Block pattern:

Prairie Star

18.1.2. Alternate name(s) for block pattern in common use:

Harvest Star

18.1.5. Brackman # or Other source & #:

3773 A

18.2. Number of quilt blocks:

12

Size of quilt blocks (L x W):

19 x 19 inches

18.5. Arrangement of quilt blocks: block orientation:

Straight

22.2. Border description(s):

The quilt has 3 borders measuring 6 inches on the bottom, left and right sides that are appliqued with the same fabric as the quilt.

23. Fiber used in quilt tops:

Cotton

24. Fabric patterns, styles, motifs, or print categories used in quilt top:

Floral; Solid/plain

25.1 Piecing techniques:

Hand Piecing

27.1. Materials used in binding:

Cotton

27.2. Fabric structure used in binding:

Plain weave

27.3. Construction techniques used in binding:

Separate binding applied; Straight grain; Home cut; Hand sewn

27.5. Width of binding:

half inch - one inch

28.1. Material used for quilt batting or filling:

Cotton

28.2. Batting loft:

Thin (Less than 3/16?)

29.3. Quilting technique used:

Hand quilting

29.3.1. Thread type:

Cotton

29.3.2. Number of quilting stitches per inch (Place 1):

6 stitches per inch

29.3.2. Number of quilting stitches per inch (Place 2):

6 stitches per inch

Distance between quilting lines (in inches):

1.25 inches

29.4.1. Motif/overall quilting patterns:

Outline; Single parallel lines

29.4.2. Decorative quilting patterns:

Floral

Other quilting designs used:

Parallel lines

31.1. Fabric fiber types used in quilt back:

Cotton

31.2. Color of backing:

White

31.3. Number of pieces in quilt back:

2

31.3. Size of pieces in quilt back:

34.50 x 80.25 and 34 x 81.25 inches

31.4. Description of back:

Solid/plain

30. Quilt notes and observations:

The block style on this quilt is a star. The quilt is done with a decorative pattern of large squares. The quilt has a sleeve for hanging.

1. Ownership of this quilt is:

Public Museum, Library or Institution

Name of Quilt Owner:

Arizona Historical Society

Quilt Owner's City:

Tucson, Arizona

Quilt Owner's County:

Pima

Quilt Owner's State:

Arizona (AZ)

Quilt Owner's Country:

United States

When was this object acquired? Under what circumstances?

1965 - A gift of Mrs. William C. Macey

2. Other related items such as publications, image, oral history, or ephemera:

Artifacts

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Access and copyright information for image:

Restricted

Copyright holder:

Arizona Quilt Documentation Project

Where the quilt was made, city:

Cite this Quilt

Jackson Star. 1876-1900. From Arizona Quilt Documentation Project, Arizona Quilt Documentation Project; Arizona Historical Society. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=38-36-3351. Accessed: 08/12/22