Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Star of Bethlehem quilt
  • United States
  • Star of Bethlehem quilt, circa 1880–1910
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, appliqué, piecing,quilting
  • Object Length/Width: 86 1/2 x 83 in
    Object Length/Width: 219.71 x 210.82 cm
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0925
Label Text

One large star with smaller sunburst stars placed between points. The stars are made from orange, red, pink, green, blue, and beige diamonds. Pink trim around the border.