Quilt, Star of Bethlehem pattern variation
Made in United States
112 1/2 x 107 in. (285.8 x 271.8 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Hosmer, 1948
The top is pieced of a variety of printed cottons set on a white ground. There is diamond quilting in the white areas, while in the pieced areas, lines of stitching, spaced one-half inch apart, follow the stars' outlines. There are nine Stars of Bethlehem, each pieced of various red and brown fabrics. The border is of a brown-ground glazed chintz, and the backing is of plain white woven cotton.
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