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Streak of Lightning Quilt with Star Center: Ca. 1880; Pa.

Streak of Lightning Quilt with Star Center: Ca. 1880; Pa.


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900: Item # 1304146
 $1,850 
$1850.

This unusual Log Cabin quilt is actually three different patterns.There is a Streak of Lightning surrounding the Star center as well as a Light and Dark pattern above and below the Star. It is extraordinary to realize that the same Log Cabin block when turned various ways can create such variety. The quilt is in excellent condition; circa 1880. Pennsylvania origin; measurements are 67" square.