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Ararat, A Swope Park Elephant quilt block
  • Carrie A. Hall
    1866–1955
    born: Caledonia, Wisconsin, United States ; died: North Platte, Nebraska, United States
  • Ararat, A Swope Park Elephant quilt block, 1930s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, piecing, stitching
  • Object Height/Width: Original size 406 x 527 mm
    Object Height/Width: Original size 16 x 20 3/4 in
  • Gift of Carrie A. Hall
  • Not on display
  • 1938.0322
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White background. The elephant is yellow with brown triangle accents. The animal is facing to the left. Its trunk is curved and reaches to the ground. The elephant appears to be wearing a type of saddle blanket.