The University of Texas at Austin
Astronomical Quilts! Block Challenge No. 01
Identifier: e_wqh_0559
Title: Astronomical Quilts! Block Challenge No. 01
Description: Space-themed quilt created as a result of the Astronomical Quilts! Block Challenge issued at the 2013 International Quilt Festival in Houston. Inspired by a quilt block crafted by NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg while aboard the International Space Station in 2013, quilters from all parts of the world submitted more than 2,500 blocks. From those 28 quilts were created and displayed at the 2014 International Quilt Festival. Karen Nyberg star-themed block is featured at the center of this quilt.
Date: 2014
Source: Winedale Quilt Collection - Astronomical Quilts! Block Challenge Collection
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Rights: Please contact the Briscoe Center for further information regarding the use of this material.
Box: UTA 0.118 QB 456
Format: Quilt
Size: 80 in X 90 in
Other ID: 2016-316-01