|Golden Rose of Virginia|
The quote above is Nancy Cabot's entire Chicago Tribune column for the day which she titled, English Order of Golden Rose Quilt Inspiration.
Even though Nancy claims it was a popular design, I have not been able to find any examples of this block made into a quilt. Maybe it had another name?
I did find an old pattern by Ruby McKim entitled Rose Applique that is very similar. Look at image 10 in the link. Ruby McKim's pattern calls for 21 applique blocks and 21 plain blocks. She suggested having the stems point to the sides. This is what I think it would look like-
I chose not to make this block for my sampler quilt.
Tomorrow-Old Maid's Patience