Le Moyne Star

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Pattern Names: Le Moyne Star
Top By: Coffelt, Shirley
Quilted By: Mitchell, Eugenia
Others: Johnson, (first name unknown)
Period: 1976-1999
Date: 1978
Location Made: Golden, Colorado (CO) United States
Project Name: RMQM Permanent Collection
Contributor: Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum
ID Number: PQ.1991.001.087
Layout Format: Block pattern
Quilt Size: 64.000 inches x 95.500 inches
Fabrics: Polyester, Cotton, Solid/plain, Floral
Construction: Machine Piecing
Quilting Techniques: Hand quilting
Purpose or Function: Autograph or friendship, Other
Other Notes: One of the original 101 quilts donated by Eugenia Mitchell of Golden, CO, to start the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum. This quilt is machine pieced of solid and flowered fabrics in yellow, purple, and brown, with a brown border. The batting is polyester. The binding is the top folded to the back and hand attached with mitered corners. The quilt is hand quilted around the pattern pieces and in the plain blocks with cross hatching. The quilting is uneven at 4 to 5 stitches to the inch, done with white cotton thread. The backing is machine pieced maroon and white print cotton. Ownership/History: The star blocks were made by Shirley Coffelt and pieced by Eugenia Mitchell. Quilting was done by Shirley Coffelt's cousin, Ms. Johnson. The numbers "87, 74, 75" in the maker's mark represent the women's ages at the time the quilt was made. LocMade: unknown
Inscription: Coffelt/Mitchell/Johnson
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