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Job's Tears quilt block, or Slave Chain quilt block, Texas Tears, The Rocky Road to Kansas, Kansas Troubles, Endless Chain
  • Carrie A. Hall
    1866–1955
    born: Caledonia, Wisconsin, United States ; died: North Platte, Nebraska, United States
  • Job's Tears quilt block, or Slave Chain quilt block, Texas Tears, The Rocky Road to Kansas, Kansas Troubles, Endless Chain, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton
  • Object Height/Width: Original size 248 x 248 mm
    Object Height/Width: Original size 9 3/4 x 9 3/4 in
  • Gift of Carrie A. Hall
  • Not on display
  • 1938.0648
Description
Literature

Quilt pattern from 1800. Illustrated in "Old Patchwork Quilts" by Ruth E. Finley (p. 102). Four streched ovular shapes of pink floral fabric pointed to each of the four corners and ended with squares. The centers are blue ovals. Background fabric is off-white.