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Collection HCHS Quilt Collection
Catalog Number Quilt 23
Object Name Quilt
Description Pattern: Blazing Star/Lone Star/Mathematical Star with 5-star blocks in corners and triangles

Fabrics: Black, red, and green prints on white background, All cotton

Backing: Brown and pink chintz print

Colors: Red, black, green, yellow, white

Set: One large star block with 4 red, 1 green star in setting corner, 3 red and 1 red in each setting triangle.

Binding: Cording

Technique: Hand-pieced and hand-quilted

Batting: Probably cotton, thin

Quilting: Medium amount, straight line outline, some stencil designs. Signed in quilting at the center top, "M.S. 1842". Pencil lines still visible
Date 1842 ca.
Subjects Quilting