Star of Bethlehem Quilt

Unknown Artist1900

San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles

San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles
San Jose, United States

Large scale center star (made of eight rows of diamonds) with four corner stars. Floating applique Le Moyne stars. All set on printed striped ground. Quilting: by the piece in stars. Flowers in corner blocks. Wreath in floating stars. Back has a Victorian paisley cotton print. Bound back to front. A vibrant quilt with good graphic impact. Extraordinarily large scale.

Credit Line: Gift of Lea Russo and Bruce Berman


  • Title: Star of Bethlehem Quilt
  • Creator: Unknown Artist
  • Date Created: 1900
  • Location Created: United States
  • Physical Dimensions: 89 x 87.5 inches
  • Subject Keywords: Star quilt
  • Type: Quilt
  • Medium: Cotton

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