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Mary Schafer Quilt and Ephemera Collection

Star of Bethlehem
Betty Harriman and Mary Schafer
1940-50, 1977
Bunceton, Cooper County, Missouri and Flushing, Genesee County, Michigan
Cotton with polyester
77" x 95 1/2"
MSUM 1998:53.95
Photo by Pearl Yee Wong, all rights reserved Michigan State University Museum

Only the center star was pieced. Mary set the quilt together, placed the small stars to accompany the large star, and completed the quilt.

By Gwen Marston from The Mary Schafer Quilt Collection exhibit catalogue

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