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hexagon top

Hexagon Top
Maker unknown
Hadley, Michigan
c1870
Hand pieced
31” x 91”
MSUM 6982.1
Photo by Pearl Yee Wong, all rights reserved Michigan State University Museum

This partially completed quilt top was found in a Hadly Michigan farmhouse. The fabrics are all cotton with various patterned and colored stars set on pink hexagonal blocks. They are separated by green cotton print triangles. Along with the top there are 14 pieced stars, 30 completed hexagon blocks with a star in center, 19 completed with triangles attached, 55 cut green cotton triangles, 3 diamond shaped pieces, and 3 pieces of pink cotton print (approximately 2 yards total). There is a strip of pink fabric cut for the border. There are two large pieces of green print fabric with the original manufacturers label.



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