Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Grandmother's Rose Garden quilt block
  • Carrie A. Hall
    1866–1955
    born: Caledonia, Wisconsin, United States ; died: North Platte, Nebraska, United States
  • Grandmother's Rose Garden quilt block, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton
  • Object Height/Width: Original size 273 x 246 mm
    Object Height/Width: Original size 10 3/4 x 9 5/8 in
  • Gift of Carrie A. Hall
  • Not on display
  • 1938.0487
Description
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The block is made from many small hexagons. There is a blue hexagon in the center. Next is a hexagon ring of white/blue/green/red/yellow patterned fabric. Then a hexagon ring of yellow/pink/green floral fabric. The border is a hexagon ring of solid green fabric.