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Rolling Star quilt
  • United States
  • Rolling Star quilt, circa 1880–1910
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, piecing, quilting
  • Object Length/Width: 76 15/16 x 75 1/2 in
    Object Length/Width: 195.39 x 191.77 cm
  • Gift of Miss Clara Gillham
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0036
Label Text

Patchwork quilt with hexagon and star pattern in blue and white. Outline of blue, then an outline of white around the border. Blue trim.
A late 19th century blue calico makes up the geometric design composed of series of eight pointed stars inside octagons placed in a 5 by 5 layout.