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Patriotic quilt top

Patriotic quilt top
Maker unknown
Charlotte, Eaton County, Michigan
1889
Cotton
92” x 93”
MSUM 2013:73.1
Photo by Pearl Yee Wong, all rights reserved Michigan State University Museum


This feathered star quilt top is badly faded. It was stretched on a frame and displayed in the sun for many years. It was probably originally, red and blue. Embroidered in the lower center rectangle is this inscription: Charlotte, Mich, Feb. 1899, 2984 Pieces




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