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Whig Rose quilt block
  • Carrie A. Hall
    1866–1955
    born: Caledonia, Wisconsin, United States ; died: North Platte, Nebraska, United States
  • Whig Rose quilt block, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton
  • Gift of Carrie A. Hall
  • Not on display
  • 1938.0709
Description
Literature

Illustrated in "Old Patchwork Quilts" by Ruth E. Finley (p. 19). Democrat Rose as illustrated in "Quilts and Their Story" by Marie D. Webster (p.117, Penn. 1845). Bright orange flower in the middle of the piece with a black and orange center. Green stems spiral out from the flower to end in smaller orange flowers with black centers at each corner. The background is white.