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Prairie Star with Diamond Leaf Border quilt, or Sunburst quilt
  • Christina Hays Malcom
    1820–1878
    born: Northampton County, North Carolina, United States ; died: Grant County, Indiana, United States
  • Prairie Star with Diamond Leaf Border quilt, or Sunburst quilt, circa 1840–1884
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, appliqué, patchwork, piecing, quilting
  • Object Length/Width: 205.1 x 184.2 cm
    Object Length/Width: 80 3/4 x 72 1/2 in
  • Gift of Miss Iva James
  • Not on display
  • 1972.0129
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Geometric pattern with nine stars/sunbursts made from a variety of fabrics. Blue grid. Vine-like border with multi-colored leaves. Pink/white trim around the edges.