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Poinsettia quilt block
  • Carrie A. Hall
    1866–1955
    born: Caledonia, Wisconsin, United States ; died: North Platte, Nebraska, United States
  • Poinsettia quilt block, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, appliqué
  • Gift of Carrie A. Hall
  • Not on display
  • 1938.0735
Description
Literature

Illustrated in "Quilts and Their Story" by Marie D. Webster (p. 84). A single large red poinsetta flower that ends in a yellow stamen points toward the top left hand side of the block and grows from the bottom right hand side of the block. Two leaves branch out from either side of the stem.