Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Kansas Star quilt block
  • Carrie A. Hall
    1866–1955
    born: Caledonia, Wisconsin, United States ; died: North Platte, Nebraska, United States
  • Kansas Star quilt block, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton
  • Object Height/Width: Original size 356 x 432 mm
    Object Height/Width: Original size 14 x 17 in
  • Gift of Carrie A. Hall
  • Not on display
  • 1938.0605
Description
Literature

The block has jagged edges. There are three orange four-pointed stars. Six clusters of yellow diamonds, some with four diamonds and others with only three diamonds. There are clusters of brown diamonds. White pieces fill in the rest of the block.