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Chimney Sweep quilt block
  • Mrs. Harry N. Kilbourne
    Carrie A. Hall, contributor
    born: Caledonia, Wisconsin, United States ; died: North Platte, Nebraska, United States
  • Chimney Sweep quilt block, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton
  • Object Height/Width: Original Size 279 x 279 mm
    Object Height/Width: Original Size 11 x 11 in
  • Gift of Carrie A. Hall
  • Not on display
  • 1938.0663

Illustrated in "Old Patchwork Quilts" by Ruth E. Finley (p.72). Squares of peach, red, and green floral patterned fabric arranged in a staggered circle around a white cross in the center. The circle is bordered by white triangles.