Quilt, Star of Lemoyne pattern variation
Silk and cotton
85 x 70 in. (215.9 x 177.8 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Gilbert Chapman, 1974
Not on view
The ground fabric of this quilt top is black silk. The stars are pieced of a variety of colored silks. The plain black blocks are diamond quilted. Each individual piece of silk that combines to farm the stars is quilted around its edges. The quilt's backing is of a dull green glazed cotton, and the binding is of red silk.
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