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Mella Mosaic quilt block
  • Carrie A. Hall
    born: Caledonia, Wisconsin, United States ; died: North Platte, Nebraska, United States
  • Mella Mosaic quilt block, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton
  • Object Height/Width: Original size 267 x 267 mm
    Object Height/Width: Original size 10 1/2 x 10 1/2 in
  • Gift of Carrie A. Hall
  • Not on display
  • 1938.0488

The design is made from many small hexagons. There is a cluster of four red hexagons in the center of the block. Out of the red hexagon cluster comes four green hexagon "curved arms". The rest of the block is white.