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Mary Schafer Quilt and Ephemera Collection

Eight Point Star
Unknown and Mary Schafer
Provenance Unknown
c1850 (top), c1970
82 1/2" x 95"
Cotton with polyester filling
Photo by KEVA, all rights reserved Michigan State University Museum

This top was collected by Betty Harriman, border added and quilting designed by Mary Schafer. The one-inch lattice strips are cut from a red-and-black striped fabric. The blocks have some fabrics that may have been block printed.

By Gwen Marston and Joe Cunningham from Mary Schafer and Her Quilts.


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