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Tiger Lily quilt block
  • Carrie A. Hall
    born: Caledonia, Wisconsin, United States ; died: North Platte, Nebraska, United States
  • Tiger Lily quilt block, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton
  • Gift of Carrie A. Hall
  • Not on display
  • 1938.0726
Label Text

Pattern from 1837. Illustrated in "Old Patchwork Quilts" by Ruth E. Finley (pl 37). A long, slender dark green stem grows out from the bottom right hand corner. Three shorter stems branch out towards the other corners and end in orange flowers. Darker orange patterned fabric petals also adorn the flowers. Leaves also grown from the center stem.