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Rose of Sharon quilt block (earliest known Rose orf Sharon quilt block)
  • Carrie A. Hall
    1866–1955
    born: Caledonia, Wisconsin, United States ; died: North Platte, Nebraska, United States
  • Rose of Sharon quilt block (earliest known Rose orf Sharon quilt block), early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, appliqué
  • Object Height/Width: Original size 406 x 406 mm
    Object Height/Width: Original size 16 x 16 in
  • Gift of Carrie A. Hall
  • Not on display
  • 1938.0710
Description
Literature

Earliest known Rose of Sharon. Illustrated in "Old Patchwork Quilts" by Ruth E. Finley (p. 65). Red and pink flower with a green stem shooting from the top and bottom. The top stem has a red half circle on top. Three sprouts of green ending in small pink and white buds stem from the left and right of the center flower.