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Twinkling Star quilt, or Eight-Point Star quilt, or Windmill Star quilt
  • Christina Hays Malcom
    1820–1878
    born: Northampton County, North Carolina, United States ; died: Grant County, Indiana, United States
  • Twinkling Star quilt, or Eight-Point Star quilt, or Windmill Star quilt, circa 1840–1884
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, calico, appliqué, piecing, patchwork, quilting
  • Object Length/Width: 200.66 x 189.23 cm
    Object Length/Width: 79 x 74 1/2 in
  • Gift of Miss Iva James
  • Not on display
  • 1972.0126
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Geometric design of nine stars. Purple calico grid. Appliqué branch and leaf design around the border. Calico trim around the edges.