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Eagle Head Star
Maker unknown
Sioux, Rapid City, South Dakota
Cotton/polyester with polyester filling
72 3/4" x 85”
MSUM 7563.5
Photo by Mark Eifert, all rights reseved by the Michigan State University Museum

This star quilt depicts an eagle head surrounded by eight tipis. The eagle is among the most popular images incorporated into Sioux quilts.

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