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Jewel quilt block
  • Grandmother Clark
    Carrie A. Hall, contributor
    1866–1955
    born: Caledonia, Wisconsin, United States ; died: North Platte, Nebraska, United States
  • Jewel quilt block, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton
  • Object Height/Width: Original size 229 x 229 mm
    Object Height/Width: Original size 9 x 9 in
  • Gift of Carrie A. Hall
  • Not on display
  • 1938.0745
Description
Literature

Four large pastel green, blue, pink, and yellow triangles combine to make a square in the center. The same colors are sewn onto opposing sides in large triangles around the center square. Larger flat pink triangles border the piece. The background is white.