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L2010.42.22
L2010.42.22
Stars, about 1866
Probably Bowling Green, Kentucky
L2010.42.22
L2010.42.22
Stars, about 1866
Probably Bowling Green, Kentucky

Stars, about 1866
Cottons
Probably Bowling Green, Kentucky
87 x 65 in.
Collection of Eleanor Bingham Miller L2010.42.22

This quilt's maker emphasized the linear quality of the pattern by incorporating pinstriped fabric into the diagonals that divide the stars. Careful attention was paid to keeping the pattern precisely pieced and symmetrical. The same care was given to its quilting.

 
 
 


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