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Chimney Swallows quilt block
  • Carrie A. Hall
    born: Caledonia, Wisconsin, United States ; died: North Platte, Nebraska, United States
  • Chimney Swallows quilt block, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton
  • Object Height/Width: Original Size 419 x 419 mm
    Object Height/Width: Original Size 16 1/2 x 16 1/2 in
  • Gift of Carrie A. Hall
  • Not on display
  • 1938.0673

Illustrated in "Old Patchwork Quilts" by Ruth E. Finley (p. 93). Half oval off white fabric forms the border of the block. A square shape indented by the ovals fills the center of the piece. Small blue and light pink diamond pieces are combined with a gray, white and black patterned fabric to form the pattern.