Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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The Alta-Plane quilt block
  • Ellen F. Burnett
    Carrie A. Hall, contributor
    born: Caledonia, Wisconsin, United States ; died: North Platte, Nebraska, United States
  • The Alta-Plane quilt block, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton
  • Gift of Carrie A. Hall
  • Not on display
  • 1938.0634

The bottom right hand side of the piece is comprised of red and white checks. The center is comprised of a blue cross with a diamond tip pointing towards the top left hand side of the block which has two peach triangles. Red and black patterned triangles cut across the inside of the cross.