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Collection Textiles-Quilts
Catalog Number 1973.02.02
Object Name Quilt
Year Range from 1900
Year Range to 1920
Creator Maker Unknown
Place of Origin Probably Southeastern Pennsylvania
Material Cotton
Dimensions W-80 L-80 inches
Description Eight-Point Star Quilt in a 5 x 5 block formation. Blocks average 9.75" x 10.00" and is a tan (appears to have faded from green) floral printed cotton star, interspaced with white cotton. Separating each block is 3.375" sashing of red cotton with a black and taupe print and cornerstones of the same printed tan cotton. The center of the quilt features diagonal quilt stitching. The surrounding outer border is 8.00" wideof the white cotton with swirled quilt stitching and a 1/4" wide foldover binding from front to back. The entire quilt is handstitched with white thread and a SPI of 5-8. The back is made of white cotton.
Provenance There is no information about the maker or origin of this piece.
Baker Collection
This quilt was documented in the Goschenhoppen Quilt Roundup.
Cataloged by C.Harvey
Search Terms Quilt