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Martha Washington's Wreath quilt block
  • Mrs. William Boggs
    Carrie A. Hall, contributor
    born: Caledonia, Wisconsin, United States ; died: North Platte, Nebraska, United States
  • Martha Washington's Wreath quilt block, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton
  • Object Height/Width: Original size 425 x 425 mm
    Object Height/Width: Original size 16 3/4 x 16 3/4 in
  • Gift of Carrie A. Hall
  • Not on display
  • 1938.0746

Pattern from circa 1820.This pattern is over 100 years old. Four small light and dark pink roses with yellow centers flow around the outside of the block on each side and are connected by a thin green stem that runs around the whole piece. Each of the four corners is adorned with three leaves that branch out from the center wreath.