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Sunburst

Sunburst
Maker unknown
Provenance unknown
c1830
Cotton
63” x 73”
MSUM 2013:68.1
Photo by Pearl Yee Wong, all rights reserved Michigan StateUniversity Museum

The quilting includes flowers, pineapples, flower urns, feathered vines, grapes, and fish scales throughout the off white background at 10 stitches per inch (top only). Dark pencil marks are visible. There is no binding. The quilt was never finished or washed.


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