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Biloxi quilt block
  • Carrie A. Hall
    1866–1955
    born: Caledonia, Wisconsin, United States ; died: North Platte, Nebraska, United States
  • Biloxi quilt block, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton
  • Object Height/Width: Original Size 216 x 216 mm
    Object Height/Width: Original Size 8 1/2 x 8 1/2 in
  • Gift of Carrie A. Hall
  • Not on display
  • 1938.0261
Description
Literature

A complex arrangement of large blue and pink floral patterned triangles that originate in each of the four corners and connect with a center wreath of a repeating pattern of blue and black teardrops. The very center of the piece is made of pink parallelograms that connect at their tips and branch out in a windmill pattern towards the border. Smaller black triangles emanate from the wreath to the border as well. Small and large white triangles fill in the rest.