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Stars Upon Star quilt, or Nine Starquilt, or Rainbow Star quilt
  • United States
  • Stars Upon Star quilt, or Nine Starquilt, or Rainbow Star quilt, circa 1840–1890
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, calico, piecing, quilting
  • Object Length/Width: 83 1/2 x 76 in
    Object Length/Width: 212.09 x 193.04 cm
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0917
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Nine star designs in green and pink calico on white. Four-patch border of pink and green. Green trim around the edges. The star and x-patch border use shades of green and a light pink calico. Feather wreaths are quilted in the white areas. The backing is homespun.