Broken Star

Maker Unknown
Chester County, SC
ca. 1880
Gift of Mrs. T.A. Waites

McKissick Museum Collection 5.1266

 Hand-pieced and quilted, block-style, two-color quilt in green print and solid cheddar or chrome orange fabrics. Filled with cotton batting and backed with unbleached muslin. Usually requiring the purchase of new cloth, two-color quilts typically were made more for show than for use. Simply quilted in fan pattern with machine-stitched binding. 

Pie Shape, Four-Patch Variation
Maker Unknown
South Carolina
1950-60
Gift of John Ferrell

Glorified Nine-Patch Variation
Maker Unknown
South Carolina
1950-1970