Inspired by antiques: An American moon and stars quilt

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This week I’m taking inspiration from a remarkable quilt that will be up for auction at Skinner’s American furniture and decorative arts sale this weekend (June 7).  Dating from the turn of the 20th century, the design of this pieced wool quilt is comprised of four-point stars set between thirty-five full circles and ten half circles—known as a “moon and …