This oval-shaped bag is made from the remnants of the Gold Ohio Star quilt coat. It has a dark merlot oilskin bottom (for durability) and interior trim. The hardware is nickel-plate.
Dimensions: approximately 10" tall and 25" in circumference--big enough to hold your WIPS, notions, extra yarn, wallet, phone, and various sundries.
Spot clean any new blemishes with your favorite gentle soap.
About the quilt pattern: The Ohio Star pattern has a long history (and many, many variations). It can be traced back to the Abolitionists' activity in that state in the early to mid-1800s.