Star of Bethlehem Quilt


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As is most typical of the Star of Bethlehem pattern, this quilt has a large central star whose rays extend to the quilt’s edges. Four small complete stars serve as the corner blocks, and four half stars fill the spaces on the sides. Although made in the nineteenth century, all of the fabrics remain fresh and vibrant. The dark blue ground fabric is particularly effective—evoking the night sky and setting off the brilliant multicolored stars.

Star of Bethlehem Quilt, Cotton, American

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