Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Missouri Star or Shining Star quilt block
  • Carrie A. Hall
    born: Caledonia, Wisconsin, United States ; died: North Platte, Nebraska, United States
  • Missouri Star or Shining Star quilt block, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton
  • Gift of Carrie A. Hall
  • Not on display
  • 1938.0627

In the center is a large eight-pointed star made from yellow floral diamonds. At four places around the star are black patterned chevrons, pointing towards the center of the star. There are also yellow floral triangles bordering the block.