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Pieced quilt

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Pieced quilt with central square medallion with large "star of Bethlehem" or "lone Star" surrounded by appliqued fruit and leaf bunches from imported printed cotton, enclosed by four large squares. Borders from interior out; a repeating ‘windmill' or ‘patchbook' motif; repeating lozenge...

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Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, March 13, 1950.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

American, Early 19th century

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

191 x 192.5 cm (75 3/16 x 75 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.505

Medium or Technique

Printed plain weave cotton, pieced, appliquéd, and quilted

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles