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Butterfly quilt block
  • Carrie A. Hall
    1866–1955
    born: Caledonia, Wisconsin, United States ; died: North Platte, Nebraska, United States
  • Butterfly quilt block, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton
  • Object Height/Width: Original Size 210 x 210 mm
    Object Height/Width: Original Size 8 1/4 x 8 1/4 in
  • Gift of Carrie A. Hall
  • Not on display
  • 1938.0402
Description
Literature

White background. Abstract butterfly has two small triangles in the center, touching at their top points. The wings are made from large red/green/yellow patterned triangles and medium blue/orange patterned triangles.