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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: 09/22/21

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

Enter the control number assigned by the Arizona Quilt Documentation Project. This number should be unique and is good to use as the file name of this quilt's image.

TUC150149

OPTIONAL: If this quilt is from a museum collection, enter it's accession number here.

3535

When was the documentation day held? Or when was the form collected? Enter as mm-dd-yyyy or c.yyyy, e.g. c.1965.

07-23-2015

Where was the documentation day held?

Tucson, Arizona

1. Type of quilt object

Finished quilt

2. Enter the name given to the quilt by the maker. Many quilts have no title, but contemporary quilters often give a name to their quilts. If the quilt has no title, leave this field blank.

Jackson Star

3. Quilt Width: Enter how wide the quilt is.

88 inches

Quilt Length: Enter how long the quilt is.

80.50 inches

4. Shape of edge (pick one)

Straight

5. Shape of Corners (pick one)

Straight

7. Predominant Color(s). Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Blue or Navy; Red; White

8. Identifiable Quilt Specific colors: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Indigo Blue

9. Overall condition. Add any comments on condition to Comment or notes on quilt's condition or repair history on KORA page 2, field 12.

Fair/worn

10. Damage to quilt. 31.9. Damage to back of quilt (Page 7) Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

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: 31.9. Damage to back of quilt (Page 7)

White fabrics have yellowed or greyed

14. Date of Quilt (pick one)

1876-1900

Family/owner's date for quilt: Enter as mm-dd-yyyy or c.yyyy, e.g. c.1965.

1880-1910

Further information concerning dates:

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

15. Source of Fabric: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Unknown

16. Subject of quilt, if it has one:

Jackson Star

17. Layout format: if other use field OthSpacingF029a

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 #

3773 A

18.2. Number of quilt blocks: 1/2 Blocks; 1/4: blocks:

12

Block size (LxW)

19 x 19 inches

18.5. Arrangement of quilt blocks: block orientation:

Straight

22.1. Borders on which sides: 22.2. Border description(s): 22.3. Fabric

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 and Fabric used in quilt tops: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Cotton

24. Fabric patterns, styles, motifs, or print categories used in quilt top: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Floral; Solid/plain

25.1 Piecing techniques (if none go to 25.2) Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Hand Piecing

27.1. Materials used in binding. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Cotton

27.2. Fabric structure used in binding. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Plain weave

27.3. Construction techniques used in binding: and 27.4. Type of binding. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

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: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Hand quilting

29.3.1. Thread type

Cotton

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

6 stitches per inch

29.3.2. If hand quilted 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 Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Outline; Single parallel lines

29.4.2. Decorative quilting patterns Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Floral

29.4.3. Quilting in sashing/border Other quilting designs used.

Parallel lines

30.1. Was Object commercially manufactured? 30.2. Was object made for a community outreach project? 30.2.1. If yes, organization made for 30.5. Any other features or notes about the quilt's appearance, materials or construction:

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.

31.1. Fabric fiber types used in quilt back: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Cotton

31.2. Color of backing: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

White

31.3. Number of pieces in quilt back and back description if it doesn't fit DescBackF043.

2

31.3. Size of pieces: (inches)

34.50 x 80.25 and 34 x 81.25 inches

31.4. Description of back: 31.5. Fabric patterns, styles, motifs or print categories used in back 31.6. Backing fabric age significantly different than age of top? 31.7. Construction 31.8. Mechanism for display Use ctrl + click to choose more than on

Solid/plain

1. Ownership of this quilt is:

Public Museum, Library or Institution

Name of Quilt Owner:

Arizona Historical Society

City:

Tucson, Arizona

County:

Pima

State:

Arizona (AZ)

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: Choose whether this TIF is available to use other than in this database.

Restricted

FOR HOLDER OF COPYRIGHT, CONTACT: Enter the name of the person or institution that owns the copyright to the image.

Arizona Quilt Documentation Project

CITY: Enter the name of the city where the quilt was made. Skip the question if you don't know where the quilt was made.

QUILT OWNER COUNTRY: Country of current quilt owner

United States