MUSEUM QUALITY 1870's MINIATURE 8-Point Stars Antique Quilt GREAT QUILTING! This MAGNIFICENT cotton 1870's (some fabrics are earlier) eight point star/variable star quilt is hand pieced and hand quilted, with an unusually small scale (each block measures a mere 3 per side). The quilt measures 74" X 82" and is in excellent condition, with a couple of small, faint spots and no wear.
The quilting is AMAZING, with close, 1/2 grid and cable designs quilted throughout at an even 8-9 stitches to the inch with faint pencil marks still visible in places. The back is white, the hand stitched binding is a tiny red & white pinstripe fabric, and the batting is thin. You can see cotton seed residue inside when you hold the quilt up to the light.The GORGEOUS 19th CENTURY FABRICS, SMALL SCALE, and AMAZING QUILTING make this 19th century COLLECTOR'S QUILT stand -- TRULY MUSEUM QUALITY! The item "MUSEUM QUALITY 1870's MINIATURE 8-Point Stars Antique Quilt GREAT QUILTING" is in sale since Monday, June 05, 2017. 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.