This quilt is similar in its loose construction and graphic aesthetic to the Catherine Somerville quilt pictured right before it. Without knowing the maker, however, we cannot assume that its improvisational appearance indicates a maker of any single ethnicity. People of many ethnic backgrounds made quilts like these.

Pattern: 
Roman Square
Maker: 
Maker unknown
Circa
1930
1950
Possibly made in
Vermont
United States
86
63
IQSCM, Jonathan Holstein Collection
2003.003.0012