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Tumbler quilt block
  • Carrie A. Hall
    1866–1955
    born: Caledonia, Wisconsin, United States ; died: North Platte, Nebraska, United States
  • Tumbler quilt block, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton
  • Gift of Carrie A. Hall
  • Not on display
  • 1938.0706
Description
Literature

Illustrated in "Old Patchwork Quilts" by Ruth E. Finley (p. 76). A small rectangular quilt square. The piece is symmetrically divided into three strips of yellow, white and teal floral patterned fabric cut in a diamond pattern. Smaller white diamonds fill in the gaps.