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June 30, 2015

Star Quilt

Filed under: Item of the Day — Jason Onerheim @ 12:01 am

A star pattern cotton pieced quilt. Large central eight-pointed star made of diamond shaped cotton prints. Pieced eight-pointed stars in the spaces around the central star. Inner border of diamonds with stars at the corners. Middle border of eight-pointed stars. Chintz outer border with edge folded over to back. Hand pieced and hand quilted. Elaborately quilted flower motifs, parallel lines and outline quilting. Made in the 1840s.

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