Secession quilt, Pieced Quilt

Secession quilt, Pieced Quilt

Artist: Made by Mrs. Green McPhearson
Type: Cotton
Year: 1861
Size/Dimensions: 85.5" x 97"
Origin: Gift of Florence C. Spore
Accession Number: 85.39.4

A Circular pattern of nine stars in each corner represents Arkansas as the ninth state to secede from the Union. There is trapunto work in the white stars of this quilt.

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Secession quilt, Pieced Quilt