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American Eagle Star Quilt
Bear Soldier Quilters, Sioux, Bismark, South Dakota
Cabin Creek Quilts Co-op,
Malden, West Virginia
Freedom Quilting Bee
, Alberta, Alabama
Cotton with polyester filling
90 1/2" x 100”
MSUM 7590.1
Photo by Doug Elbinger, all rights reseved by the Michigan State University Museum

Cooperatives have been involved in the making of quilts for sale on some reservations. In 1992, the Land's End company commissioned this "American Eagle" star quilt design by three cooperatives. The limited-edition quilts quickly sold out.

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