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Ohio Rose quilt block
  • Carrie A. Hall
    1866–1955
    born: Caledonia, Wisconsin, United States ; died: North Platte, Nebraska, United States
  • Ohio Rose quilt block, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton
  • Gift of Carrie A. Hall
  • Not on display
  • 1938.0734
Description
Literature

Pattern from circa 1850. Illustrated in "Quilts and Their Story" by Marie D. Webster (p. 74). A large pink and red rose with a yellow center dominates the middle of the piece. From it grow four stems which end in leaves pointing towards each of the four corners. Four large red buds also grow from the stems and curve toward each other to form a spiral shape.