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Currants and Cockscomb quilt block
  • Carrie A. Hall
    1866–1955
    born: Caledonia, Wisconsin, United States ; died: North Platte, Nebraska, United States
  • Currants and Cockscomb quilt block, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton
  • Object Height/Width: Original Size 356 x 356 mm
    Object Height/Width: Original Size 14 x 14 in
  • Gift of Carrie A. Hall
  • Not on display
  • 1938.0736
Description
Literature

Illustrated in "Quilts and Their Story" by Marie D. Webster (p. 67). This prize quilts pattern consists of four large flowers that originate from a green X shape in the center and grow towards each of the four corners. Longer green stems also grow from the center piece towards each side and end in small red dots that border the tips.