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Whig Rose quilt block
  • Carrie A. Hall
    born: Caledonia, Wisconsin, United States ; died: North Platte, Nebraska, United States
  • Whig Rose quilt block, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton
  • Gift of Carrie A. Hall
  • Not on display
  • 1938.0731

Illustrated in "Quilts and Their Story" by Marie D. Webster (p. 85). A slender green stem grows from the bottom of the block. It branches out at the bottom half into two stems ending in three leaves. The top left stem ends in a red bud and the top right ends in a large red flower pointing towards the top right hand side of the piece.