Carpenter Star variation with AMAZING trapunto quilt from the 1840s. Part of the Starley Antique Collection - Antique Stars trunk show.
It has a variety of quilting designs including this unusual 5 pointed "Texas" star set in a trapunto wreath.
Absolutely adore the 5 pointed star with circular feather frame. And come in closer, closer, closer ... look at the intense background stippling. This maker LOVED to quilt. **Be sure to click on the photos to enlarge and see the amazing quilting.
and these wonderful pineapples in the borders (look sideways) are soooo fab
The full quilt. Thanks Fourth Corner Molly
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