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star quilt
  • Rita Belgarde
    born: Fort Kipp, Montana, United States ; died: Brockton, Montana, United States ; active: United States
  • star quilt, 1999
  • Where object was made: Fort Peck Reservation, Brockton, Montana, United States
  • Cotton/polyester cloth, quilting
  • Object Length/Width: 217 x 161 cm
    Object Length/Width: 85 3/8 x 63 3/8 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2286
Label Text

The rectangular quilt is decorated with a star in the center and four chevrons, one near each corner.

The field is a pink-purple. The star is made of diamonds, with radiating bands of color. From center, the colors are: pink, tan-pink, maroon, purple, light purple, blue-green, light green, light purple, tan-purple, purple, and pink (at the points). The chevrons are purple, light purple and blue-green. It was quilted with fan-stitched quilting. The back is a solid light purple.