Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

Peony quilt block
  • Carrie A. Hall
    1866–1955
    born: Caledonia, Wisconsin, United States ; died: North Platte, Nebraska, United States
  • Peony quilt block, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton
  • Gift of Carrie A. Hall
  • Not on display
  • 1938.0723
Description
Literature

Star of LeMoyne pattern. Illustrated in "Old Patchwork Quilts" by Ruth E. Finley (pl 6). A slender dark green stem grows from the bottom left hand side towards the top right hand side. Two stems branch out towards the other corners. All of the stems end in large flowers with six points. One is red, one purple, and one pink.