Overall: 100 x 81 1/2 x 1/8 in. ( 254 x 207 x 0.3 cm )
Silk quilt with front composed of diamond-shaped patchwork pieces; six-pointed star at center set within twelve-pointed star; pieced scarlet cotton twill backing.
Gift of William Russell Bogert and Helen North (Bogert) Parmele
According to the accession records, the donors believed that Laurana Rowe North, their great-grandmother, may have made this quilt in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1812, while on her wedding trip.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.