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Feathered Stars Quilt: Circa 1870; Maryland

Feathered Stars Quilt: Circa 1870; Maryland


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Quilts: Pre 1900: Item # 1370096
 $3,200 
$3200

This Feathered Stars quilt is exquisitely made in every way. It is tightly pieced with small triangles to the stars as well as the triple border. Placement of the stars creates wonderful positive/negative images with the off blocks. Floral medallions are quilted in the square off blocks. The diamond shaped blocks are quilted with a variety of floral; fylfot and heart patterns. The quilt is in excellent, unwashed condition. It is from Carroll County, Maryland; circa 1870's. Measurements are 87 inches square.