1870s - 1880s Star Quilt
17in x 21in
7.5 x 7.5 Star block center
2.75 x 2.75 Pieced border blocks
Hand and machine pieced.
Made for a doll either by mother or daughter, or working together. During this era, star quilts very popular and a variety of names are documented, including: Variable Star, Sawtooth Star, LeMoyne Star, Ohio Star, Evening Star and Lonestar.
All cotton fabrics, in popular colors of the era, including a beautiful mourning fabric.