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Rose of Sharon quilt block
  • Carrie A. Hall
    1866–1955
    born: Caledonia, Wisconsin, United States ; died: North Platte, Nebraska, United States
  • Rose of Sharon quilt block, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton
  • Gift of Carrie A. Hall
  • Not on display
  • 1938.0730
Description
Literature

Pattern from 1865. Illustrated in "Quilts and Their Story" by Marie D. Webster (p. 57). A large pink and red flower dominates the center of the piece and grows from a short stem at the bottom of the block. Six stems branch out from the center flower and end in small red buds.