Tudor Family, Lexington, Kentucky, about 1900
Towards the very end of the 19th century quilters began combining
a new idea---string quilts--- with an old idea----Lone Stars.
By Bertha Riddick from the Quilt Index
and Michigan State University Museum.
These first two full-size quilts date to the first quarter of the 20th century.
By Amelia Etta Atkins, Henry County, Tennessee
Quilts of Tenneseee
Many of those string-pieced diamonds were probably
stitched from factory cutaways.
A top from Ann Champion's cupboard.
I would imagine most were pieced over newspaper foundations.
Annie Belle Hodges Brown
Quilts of Tennessee
Add more stuff---but not too much.
These last two from online auctions look a little later, probably
after 1925. The pink one seems to have a rayon sateen
By Geneva Rankin Shows
Carol sent a picture of this six-pointed version, less common.
And here's a great update found on Karen Griska's Selvage Blog