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Quilt

Description

Pieced and appliqued Mathematical Star Quilt featuring a large central eight-pointed star made from rows of fabric diamonds with alternating colors including yellow, red, blue, green, brown, and black. Between the points of the star are appliqued pieces of floral chintz on a plain white background. The quilt has a wide floral chintz border.

Date

1845

Materials

Cotton

Dimensions

124 H x 119 W inches

Resource ID

9712

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Harriet Elizabeth Bishop and Ms. Margaret Witte Bishop in memory of their father, Bird Hyde Bishop

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.