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Rainbow Tile quilt block
  • Carrie A. Hall
    1866–1955
    born: Caledonia, Wisconsin, United States ; died: North Platte, Nebraska, United States
  • Rainbow Tile quilt block, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton
  • Gift of Carrie A. Hall
  • Not on display
  • 1938.0253
Description
Literature

A large hexagon with seven layers starting with red, going down towards the center into smaller rainbow colored layers. The second to last layer is black which highlights the purple center piece. The layers are made of small connecting hexagons. Designed and executed by a 9 year old girl in 1875.