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Antique Quilt: Sun, Moon and Stars.


Rare folk art textile made in Vermont by an unusually creative yet anonymous quilt maker. A "Rising Sun" in the center of this elaborately quilted spread sends out elongated rays to intermingle with eight-pointed stars and four quarter-moons. A "Geese-in-Flight" border speeds around three sides of the quilt, with the fourth side left plain for the head of the bed, a 19th-Century custom. Illustrated "Quilts in America", Orlofsky, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1974. Figure 176.


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    Available Now
  • Place of Origin
    America. Vermont.
  • Date of Manufacture
    Third-quarter 19th-Century.
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  • Condition
  • Condition Details
    Good, some fading, minor wear.
  • Dimensions
    H 88 in. x W 82 in.H 223.52 cm x W 208.28 cm
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
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