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Mary Schafer Quilt and Ephemera Collection


Eight Point Star
Unknown and Mary Schafer
Provenance Unknown
c1850 (top), c1970
82 1/2" x 95"
Cotton with polyester filling
1998:53.31
Photo by KEVA, all rights reserved Michigan State University Museum

This top was collected by Betty Harriman, border added and quilting designed by Mary Schafer. The one-inch lattice strips are cut from a red-and-black striped fabric. The blocks have some fabrics that may have been block printed.

By Gwen Marston and Joe Cunningham from Mary Schafer and Her Quilts.



 


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