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Jacob's Ladder, Stepping Stones, The Tail of Benjamin's Kite, Trail of the Covered Wagon, Wagon Tracks, or Underground Railroad quilt block
  • Carrie A. Hall
    1866–1955
    born: Caledonia, Wisconsin, United States ; died: North Platte, Nebraska, United States
  • Jacob's Ladder, Stepping Stones, The Tail of Benjamin's Kite, Trail of the Covered Wagon, Wagon Tracks, or Underground Railroad quilt block, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton
  • Gift of Carrie A. Hall
  • Not on display
  • 1938.0328
Description
Literature
Exhibitions

White background. Three lines of small brown squares cross the block. There are four yellow patterned triangles. Each pair of triangles is touching at the top point.


Jacob's Ladder--New England
Stepping Stones--Virginia
Tale of Benjamin's Kite--Pennsylvania
Trail of the Covered Wagon--Mississippi
Underground Railroad--Western Kentucky