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Dakota Star pattern quilt
Description Star quilt made of a cotton polyester blend. The quilt features an eight-pointed star with pieced diamonds at the center and broken star elements surround it on a white background with a red border. Red bias binding is applied with a zig zag stitch, and it is hand quilted with overlapping semicircles. The quilt was a retirement gift to Russell Fridley, Director of the Minnesota Historical Society, from Ernest and Vernell Wabasha of the Lower Sioux Community in February, 1987.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 82 inches length
72 1/4 inches width
Nomenclature Quilt
Creation Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Subjects Given by: Wabasha, Ernest
Given by: Wabasha, Vernell
Recipient: Fridley, Russell W.
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Lower Sioux Community.
Household. Linens. Bedding. Quilts
Dates Creation: Approximately 1987 Presented at retirement dinner, February 1987.
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 2009.100.2