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Stone Mason's Puzzle quilt block
  • Carrie A. Hall
    1866–1955
    born: Caledonia, Wisconsin, United States ; died: North Platte, Nebraska, United States
  • Stone Mason's Puzzle quilt block, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, muslin
  • Object Length/Width: 35.9 x 35.9 cm
    Object Length/Width: 14 1/8 x 14 1/8 in
  • Gift of Carrie A. Hall
  • Not on display
  • 1938.0014
Description
Literature

Small, solid blue square in center with bands of white coming out from each side. "L" shaped, white pieces in each corner. The rest of the block is made from blue floral patterned fabric.

Illustrated in "Old Patchwork Quilts" by Ruth E. Finley (p. 85). White fabric runs through the center both horizontally and vertically and is connected in the center by a small perrywinkle square. L-shaped yellow, blue, and black patterned fabric borders the middle cross on all four sides and flows into white fabric and ends in a small patterned fabric square on each of the four sides.