Eight-pointed star quilt, ca. 1860

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


This hand stitched pieced quilt has blocks of plain white alternating with squares depicting eight-pointed stars. The stars are in various colored calico prints. The bed in this photograph is a 20th century reproduction of a field bed. The quilt is circa 1860-1900.

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About This Item

  • Title: Eight-pointed star quilt, ca. 1860
  • Creation Date: circa 2004
  • Subject Date: circa 1860
  • State: ME
  • Media: Cotton, wood
  • Local Code: 4037*a
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

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