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Eight-Point Star quilt
  • Harriett Theetge James
    born: Aurora, Indiana, United States ; died: Chanute, Kansas, United States ; active: United States
  • Eight-Point Star quilt, circa 1922
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, piecing, patchwork, appliqué, quilting
  • Object Length/Width: 256.5 x 197.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 101 x 77 3/4 in
  • Gift of Miss Iva James
  • Not on display
  • 1972.0136

Checkerboard design with every other square containing a star pattern. The stars are done in various shades of red calico. Alternate blocks use a small floral print in violet and green. Red border.