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Dove-in-the-Window quilt block
  • Carrie A. Hall
    1866–1955
    born: Caledonia, Wisconsin, United States ; died: North Platte, Nebraska, United States
  • Dove-in-the-Window quilt block, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton
  • Object Height/Width: Original size 178 x 210 mm
    Object Height/Width: Original size 7 x 8 1/4 in
  • Gift of Carrie A. Hall
  • Not on display
  • 1938.0686
Description
Literature

Illustrated in "Old Patchwork Quilts" by Ruth E. Finley (p. 115). A bright pink diamond is in the center of the piece with bright pink shapes on the top and bottom. Six bright blue shapes form a symmetrical border with pink floral patterned triangles and white triangles pieced together to form squares in each corner.