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Robbing Peter to Pay Paul quilt block, or Orange Peel quilt block
  • Miss Maud Wright
    Carrie A. Hall, contributor
    1866–1955
    born: Caledonia, Wisconsin, United States ; died: North Platte, Nebraska, United States
  • Robbing Peter to Pay Paul quilt block, or Orange Peel quilt block, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton
  • Gift of Carrie A. Hall
  • Not on display
  • 1938.0701
Description
Literature

Illustrated in "Old Patchwork Quilts" by Ruth E. Finley (p. 67). Small rectangular quilt block of two squares with opposing colors. The left square is composed of blue and white floral patterned fabric in the shape of a "shrunken" square surrounded on all four sides by gold half ovals. The right side is the same pattern with opposing colors.