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PETITE EIGHT POINT STAR WITH MANY MOTIFS IN BORDERS ANTIQUE QUILT

PETITE EIGHT POINT STAR WITH MANY MOTIFS IN BORDERS ANTIQUE QUILT
   

 



Perhaps unique example of an eight point star pieced quilt, thanks to the many borders with various pieced and applique elements including a wonderful applique serpentine vine. Most eight point stars of this time period are much larger and in bold colors, typically 80" plus. The gentle palette and the density of the embellishments in every inch of this little masterpiece indicate the thoughtfulness and skill of the maker. This is a great unusual addition to a star collection, or the one piece easy to hang on the wall in your home or workspace. In great condition still



70" square c. 2nd quarter 19th c cotton and chintz