June is the month of poppies and the oriental poppies in my garden look wonderful this year:
This variety is Cedric Morris Salmon Pink
In the late 1920s, Ruby McKim offered an oriental poppy
quilt design of her own:
It's one of the patterns she is most known for (outside of the embroidery patterns). I've been asked by some young quilters if this is a "modern quilt"--as in the current modern quilt movement. I always joke, "yes, but it's from the first modern quilt movement in the early twentieth century."