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Quilt: "Mosaic Star" pattern
Quilt: "Mosaic Star" pattern
Date:
1910–1920
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Silk Plain Weave, Printed Silk Plain Weave, Silk Complex Weave, Wool Plain Weave; Pieced, Backing
Dimensions:
215.9 x 188 cm (85 x 74 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
54024
Acquisition Date:
1932-04-26
Credit Line:

Gift of Miss Carlotta Mabury

Hand pieced from small hexagonal silk plain weave, printed silk plain weave, and silk complex weave fabrics to form “Mosaic Star” pattern, alternatively known as “Grandmother’s Flower”. Black fabrics form frames for the star or flower shapes. Two hexagons alternate in each row with a star. No quilting. Applied binding. Red wool plain weave backing.