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Coxcomb quilt block
  • Carrie A. Hall
    1866–1955
    born: Caledonia, Wisconsin, United States ; died: North Platte, Nebraska, United States
  • Coxcomb quilt block, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton
  • Object Height/Width: Original Size 394 x 394 mm
    Object Height/Width: Original Size 15 1/2 x 15 1/2 in
  • Gift of Carrie A. Hall
  • Not on display
  • 1938.0717
Description
Literature

Illustrated in "Old Patchwork Quilts" by Ruth E. Finley (pl 70). The design consists of a potted plant. The pot is blue patterned fabric with a light green stemp shooting towards the top right hand side of the block. Three orange and red flowers branch off towards the corners and large leaves branch out from the stem.