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Rose of LeMoyne quilt block
  • Carrie A. Hall
    1866–1955
    born: Caledonia, Wisconsin, United States ; died: North Platte, Nebraska, United States
  • Rose of LeMoyne quilt block, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton
  • Gift of Carrie A. Hall
  • Not on display
  • 1938.0737
Description
Literature

Illustrated in "Quilts and Their Story" by Marie D. Webster (p. 101). The LeMoyne brothers settled in Louisiana in 1699 and founded New Orleans in 1718. This piece speaks of a Louisiana-French inspiration, however it is slightly odd and distinctly American. A single large red and pink flower with a protruding red and pink tip grows from the bottom right hand side of the piece towards the top left hand side.