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French Basket quilt, or Ivory Basket quilt
  • Rose Frances Good Kretsinger
    born: Hope, Kansas, United States ; died: Emporia, Kansas, United States
  • French Basket quilt, or Ivory Basket quilt, 1928
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, appliqué, quilting, patchwork
  • Object Length/Width: 82 1/2 x 82 1/2 in
    Object Length/Width: 209.55 x 209.55 cm
  • Gift of Mary Kretsinger
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0100

White, green and pink baskets of flowers accented against a French blue ground; separated by interlacing pattern in white on blue ground. Marie D. Webster sold this design in the early years of the 20th century.