Henry Clay Feathered Star Quilt
Height x width: 87 x 90 in.
Medium or Technique
Printed cotton plain weave; pieced and quilted
Not On View
Nine block of eight-pointed stars created in navy and white triangles; three quilted blocks across by three blocks down. The central square includes a portrait of Henry Clay taken from a campaign flag. Clay’s face appears in a medallion which is surrounded by stars.
August 1987, sold by Rex Stark, Bellingham, MA to Robin and Julie Powell, Villanova, PA; 2013, gift of Powell to the MFA. (Accession date: September 25, 2013)
Gift of Julie Powell