Evening Star-detail


Quilt Index Record: 4F-88-7D

Administrative Fields

InstProjNameF003a
Winedale Quilt Collection
InstNameF003
Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin
InstInvContrNumF004
W2h12.71

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Relative of quiltmaker
Other
SourceOtherF006a
technical reviewer
DateDataF006b
1971, 2007
RelnQuiltF007
Other
IfOtherF007d
donor; technical reviewer

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OwnerNameF010
Evening Star-detail
BrackmanF011a
2138a
OverallWidthF12a
82 1/2 in.
OverallLengthF012b
93 in.
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Blue or Navy
Brown
Cream
QuiltSpecColorF014a
Manganese Bronze
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
Light or pastel colors
DamageF016
Discoloration or dyes ran
Disintegration of fabric
Fading
Tears or holes
Wear to edge or binding
OtherDamageF016a
Manganese browns are starting to disintegrate
RepairHistF018
additonal exposure to light is likely to fade this quilt quickly and to cause rapid fabric disintegration
TypeInscripF019
Date
Signature
Single
ContInscripF020
Sophia Hooker 1820
MethodInscripF021
Embroidery
OtherMethodInscripF021a
cross stitched
LocInscripF022
on block
DateQuiltF023
1800-1849
FamDateF023c
1820
OtherExDateF023d
1820
OtherDateF023e
Jan Wass
DateInfoF023f
Inscribed date is consistent with quilt's fabrics and construction

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
31 pieced, 32 plain
SizeBlockF027
9 in. x 8 in. generally
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Alternating with plain squares
NumBlockPatF030
1
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
1 print border, butted corners

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Chintz
FabPrintF037
Floral
UniqueF037b
roller printed chintz with birds pattern in stars
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
EmbellTechF038f
No
PaperF038i
no

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
OtherFabF040a
coarsely woven cotton
NumPiecesF042
4
WidthPiecesF042a
24 in., 24 in., 24 in., 9 in.
DescBackF043
Hand sewn
Same fabric used throughout
Solid/plain

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Edges turned in/ no separate binding
Front turned to back
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
cotton
ThrColorF049b
white
NumStitchedF050
10
NumStitchF051
10
WidthF051a
3/4 in.
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Single parallel lines
DesignF052b
Floral
DesignF052c
Parallel lines
DesignF052d
single diagonal lines in pieces blocks; various floral designs in plain blocks; chevrons in border

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
Re quilt binding: front turned to back on three sides; edges turned in on one side

Quilt provenance

ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Gift
QuiltHistF059
This quilt was donated to Winedale in 1971 by a donor living in Austin, Texas. According to her, the quilt was made by one of her mother's relatives in or near York Pennsylvania. The donor states that her mother was of German descent.

Quilt purposes uses

PresUseF062
Museum collection
Study or teaching aid

Exhibition history of quilt

ExhibitListF067a
Annual quilt exhibits at Winedale in March 2001, February 2002, February 2003, February 2005; "Quilts: A Journey Through History," Kate Adams guest curator, Longview Museum of Fine Arts, Longview, Texas, November 3-December 30, 2001.

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Public Museum, Library or Institution
OwnerNameF082a
Winedale, Center for American History,University of Texas at Austin
OwnerCityF084
Round Top
OwnerCountyF085
Fayette
OwnerStateF086
Texas (TX)
OwnerCountryF086b
United States
OwnerZipF087
78954-4901
SourceInfoF088b
Winedale
DateObtainedF088c
1971

Quiltmaker personal information

GenderF098

Image Information

InvenNumF075
W2h12_71a.jpg
ImageConF075a
close-up of star
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Digital
DateF079
9
13
2006
CE
photocredit079a1
Billy Moore
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Assistant Director Winedale
CreditLineF080b
Winedale
CopyRestF080c
Winedale P.O. Box 11 Round Top, TX 78954 (979) 278-3530

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jpeg
file_size
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Contributing Institutions
MATRIX: Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University, Michigan State University Museum, Alliance For American Quilts
Publisher
Quilt Index
Resource Type
StillImage

data verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Adams, Katherine J.
dateverified
2
27
2008
CE

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