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Star of Bethlehem Crib Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania

Star of Bethlehem Crib Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900: Item # 1330815
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$1295.

This Star of Bethlehem crib quilt is a wonderful miniature of the classic starburst design. Whole and half stars perfectly surround the central star making a dense design. The fabrics are all strong and intact but there is some discoloration around the outer border. Measurements are 39 1/2" square. Lehigh County, Pennsylvania origin; circa 1870.