Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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The Reel quilt block
  • Carrie A. Hall
    born: Caledonia, Wisconsin, United States ; died: North Platte, Nebraska, United States
  • The Reel quilt block, circa 1930
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton
  • Gift of Carrie A. Hall
  • Not on display
  • 1938.0721
Label Text

Illustrated in "Old Patchwork Quilts" by Ruth E. Finley (pl 51). A large pattern a sunken square in the center whos corners connect to crescent shapes which further connect to four tear drop shapes that branch out towards each of the four corners. The pattern is comprised of black, white, red, and yellow fabric and the background is white.