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Can you identify this block?

Old 03-14-2023, 12:56 PM
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This is a gorgeous antique quilt in my collection,dated 1870. It's in wonderful condition.
I can't identify the main block though. Hoping someone knows?

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Old 03-14-2023, 04:27 PM
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Sorry, I can't help with the block pattern, but for a quilt that is over 150 years old, the white is bright, the colors wonderful and the quilting is fantastic. What a wonderful treasure you have.
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Old 03-14-2023, 04:47 PM
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it's a variation of a Carpenter's Star
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Old 03-15-2023, 06:35 AM
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Such a pretty block! So nice that you have an antique quilt collection. I just have vintage tablecloths. lol
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Old 03-15-2023, 06:41 AM
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When I looked at it, I thought it might be some type of "crown" block, but haven't been able to find it so far. I, also, wanted to add that the quilt is amazing for it's age. Thank you for preserving the past. I'd like to see a picture of more of the quilt and also, could you give us the size of the block? It might help.
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Old 03-15-2023, 08:19 AM
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There is a block in the BlockBase which is Barbara Brackman's block collection called Hands all Around which has the outside star corners without the center break. https://www.pinterest.com/pin/297096906649288755/ The Center is just a square in a square. Sorry that I don't know the name. According to my calculations, the block is a 10 or 15 inch block. The pdf is my version I drew in EQ7.
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Old 03-15-2023, 08:57 AM
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Here are more pics.
I agree with Liz. It looks like a variation of Carpenter's Star. That was my first thought. Not sure though.
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Old 03-15-2023, 10:32 AM
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Okay, I have to quit looking for your star block, Susie. I've downloaded 2 quilt patterns that I saw and liked. Just what I need. More quilt patterns lol

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Old 03-15-2023, 12:27 PM
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Originally Posted by cashs_mom View Post
Okay, I have to quit looking for your star block, Susie. I've downloaded 2 quilt patterns that I saw and liked. Just what I need. More quilt patterns lol
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Old 03-15-2023, 01:02 PM
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I really shouldn't play in EQ7. I like the overall pattern and would love it as a black background.
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