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Variable Stars Quilt: Circa 1880's: Maryland

Variable Stars Quilt: Circa 1880's: Maryland


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900: Item # 1209404
 $675 
$675.

Variable Stars quilt done on a double pink ground. The stars are done with a nice selection of printed fabrics and a pleasing scale. Each block is 4 1/2" in diameter. The quilt is in excellent, unwashed condition. Backing is plain muslin. Quilted with chevrons in the border and intersecting diagonal lines in the body of the quilt. Measurements are 66" x 84". Walkersville, Maryland origin (Frederick County); Circa 1890