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Object Name Quilt
Title Evening Star
Date c. 1830s
Year Range from 1830
Year Range to 1840
Description This Evening Star is a blended style quilt with an added ruffled drop or flounce. This quilt contains chintz panels as well as prints from dresses that date to an earlier time period. The skirt was constructed and added at a later to the rest of the quilt. In the drop, the fabric is a rose and brown colored floral print with a corded top edge. The quilt contains light colored stars set in darker colored squares.
Accession Number 1975.170