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Kretsinger Sampler "Emporia Rose" quilt
  • Cindy Korb
  • Kretsinger Sampler "Emporia Rose" quilt, 2003
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton; appliqué, quilting
  • Object Height/Width: 84 x 84 in
  • Not on display
  • EL2008.027
  • Loan: Not in the Spencer's collection
Label Text

Exhibition Label:
"Quilts: Flora Botanica," Jun-2008, Barbara Brackman and Susan Earle
Cindy Korb’s Emporia Rose is a sampler of patterns found in quilts made by Rose Kretsinger and her circle of friends in the years 1925-1950. The wreath in the alternate blocks was inspired by the central wreath in the New Rose Tree.