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Evening Star quilt, or Sawtooth quilt, or Ohio Star quilt, or Crystal Star quilt, or Joining Star quilt, or Cog Block quilt
  • Maria Kemper Kunkel
    active: United States
  • Evening Star quilt, or Sawtooth quilt, or Ohio Star quilt, or Crystal Star quilt, or Joining Star quilt, or Cog Block quilt, circa 1880–1900
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, piecing, quilting
  • Object Length/Width: 82 1/4 x 69 in
    Object Length/Width: 208.91 x 175.26 cm
  • Gift of Elizabeth A. Hazlett in memory of Lizzie K. Robinson
  • Not on display
  • 1982.0061
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Thirty piece blocks, set on the diagonal, alternating with unpieced pink calico blocks; unpieced border of same pink. Back brought up to bind; hand-pieced and hand-quilted; thin cotton bat; seeds visible in bat. Calico cotton prints; star pieced in purple, blue and green, alternating with unpieced blocks of pink seaweed calico. White trim around the edges.