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Pennsylvania Beauty quilt top fragment
  • Rose Frances Good Kretsinger
    born: Hope, Kansas, United States ; died: Emporia, Kansas, United States
  • Pennsylvania Beauty quilt top fragment, 1931
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, appliqué
  • Object Length/Width: 180.02 x 177.96 cm
    Object Length/Width: 70 7/8 x 70 1/16 in
  • Gift of Mary Kretsinger
  • Not on display
  • 1986.0057

Central motif of flowers in pink, red and purple with purple stuffed grapes intermixed with green leaves. Four smaller flowers surround central one. Corner motif of central flowers with buds with same color materialsl. Top left corner motif is almost finished. Top right corner is unfinished. Bottom right and left corners have been sketched in pencil. Unfinished quilt top.