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detail of Ohio stars - C. 1835, 92 x 92", New England, chintz Ohio star, 2 coordinating chintz fabrics, quilting - medallions, cross hatch, Ohio Stars are in smaller scale chintz, border of chintz - 7.5", unwashed

CUT-OUT CHINTZ QUILT WITH CHINTZ BORDER | American Folk Art Museum, artist unidentified, possibly New England, 1835-1850, cotton, 100 x 91 inches, gift of Cyril Irwin Nelson in honor of Judith and James Milne, 2003.1.2

Vintage sheets quilt - a GREAT quilt for all the scraps of vintage sheets and pillowcases that I have!

detail - c. 1830, 84" x 89" (including 17.5" tail), New England, contains many block prints, copper plates from c. 1800, also early prints, plaids, stripes & calicoes, 10" border from block print in rose & browns on ecru background, Hexagons are 1" per side, all hand pieced and quilted; quilted with chevrons in outer border, diagonal lines inner border, outlining hexagons, 1/4" separately applied binding, back is homespun ecru linen.

Barbara Brackman's MATERIAL CULTURE: Chintz Borders as a Dating Clue

Rocky Mtn Quilts QT201 Ohio Star / Tippecanoe & Tyler Too Quilt Top, 1875

19th C., Sawtooth Star, Chintz and cotton fabrics, 83 x 72", John McInnis Auctioneers, Live Auctioneers

I need to remember it's ok not to just use white as the background fabric - this is so pretty!

Gorgeous.Lone.Star really like the colors in this quilt

Q8287 Ohio Star with Sawtooth Border c.1860 72 x 74 (182.9 x 188 cm) Schenectady, NY