It measures 72" X 94" and is in excellent condition, with light color loss in a small area of one star piece (see photo), and some background age staining (photo). The quilt feels strong and sturdy overall. The quilting is SUPERB, with quilt straight line, feathered, and other designs quilted throughout at an even 7-8 stitches to the inch.
The back is white, the hand stitched binding is early green, and the batting is thin. You can see cotton seed residue inside when you hold the quilt up to the light.The WONDERFUL DESIGN, LUSH QUILTING, and GREAT BORDERS make this mid 19th century COLLECTOR'S QUILT stand out -- TRULY MUSEUM QUALITY! The item "OUTSTANDING Vintage Pre Civil War Stars Oak Reel Applique Antique Quilt BORDERS" is in sale since Thursday, July 14, 2016.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Linens & Textiles (Pre-1930)\Quilts\Completed Quilts". The seller is "french72" and is located in Yellow Springs, Ohio. This item can be shipped worldwide.